The country would also have to stop burning coal by 2048 in order to contribute to limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels, according to new analysis by a Jakarta-based think tank.
The UN secretary-general has outlined the 'increased ambition and commitment' that the world needs from governments during the coming days of the COP25 UN climate change conference which opens in Madrid on Monday, calling for 'accountability, responsibility and leadership' to end the global climate crisis.
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While the world collectively reduced its coal capacity over the past 18 months, China added 43 gigawatts (GW). The move may ultimately increase the economic costs of China’s energy economy over the coming decades.
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While there is clear potential for the Blue Economy to provide jobs and growth especially to developing nations, the current level of exploitation of our oceans must first be addressed, warns WWF International's John Tanzer.
Changing the energy-financing models of banks, or developing sustainability-linked loans and green bonds, will simply not be enough to facilitate the transition to a more sustainable economy. A new approach that is effective and scalable must take investors’ expectations fully into account.
The power of frontline health workers to improve global health has been proven time and again. Yet the world continues to underestimate their capabilities and contributions, with severe consequences for them and the communities they serve.
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With a vision to end the drudgery of manual rickshaw pulling, social enterprise SMV Green is also helping restore clean air in one of India's most polluted cities through electric rickshaws.
The latest addition to our publications series “Informal Waste Management”, a report that we have constructed after interviewing dozens of stakeholders, visiting waste management sites, and following the paths of ...
Pure Advantage, the not-for-profit organisation developing a green growth strategy for New Zealand, released a significant report into New Zealand's position in the global green economy. It details how New ...