March 15th, 2019 | by Charles W. Thurston
A green rain of financial support will fall on climate change delegates in Paris next week at the opening of the Green Bank Design Summit on Monday, March 18. At least 24 developing countries representing 27% of global GDP and 44% of global carbon emissions are coming together to craft a new model for advancing clean energy investment, say organizers.
February 22nd, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
The Science Based Targets initiative announced on Wednesday that it was rolling out new updates to its target validation criteria to enable companies to set greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets in line with the latest science enshrined in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C, published in October
February 22nd, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
One of the world's largest coal miners, Glencore, announced on Wednesday that it plans to cap its coal production capacity to current levels and is developing long-term targets in line with the Paris Climate Agreement.
December 10th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
The 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, better known as COP24, currently underway in Katowice, Poland, is quickly beginning to devolve into chaos after two key aspects of negotiations have incensed participants and observers alike and left any potential unanimity more fragile than when we began.
November 27th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
A reported draft version of a communique being formulated by leaders of the G20 in advance of the 13th meeting of Group of Twenty to be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, starting Friday, fails to back the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement
October 15th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
A week after the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change published its landmark report warning that limiting global warming to 1.5°C will "require rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society," the UK Government has sought advice from the country's Committee on Climate Change on setting a date for a net-zero emissions target.
September 27th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
The 6th IPCC report on climate change will be revealed to the public on October 8th. Most media outlets will fail to cover the findings it presents.
August 20th, 2018 | by Carolyn Fortuna
A new infographic helps us understand how precious freshwater really is
March 2nd, 2017 | by James Ayre
Using the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's "worst case" scenario (RCP8.5) as the baseline, new research has determined that Europe's coastal cities may be facing as much as $40 billion a year in associated economic losses by
October 26th, 2016 | by Joshua S Hill
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has confirmed the outlines for two new reports it will be tackling over the next few years, including a report dedicated to the 1.5ºC global warming issue requested by delegates at the UN climate change conference held in Paris in December of last year.
April 5th, 2016 | by Joshua S Hill
A new report from the Oxford Martin School has warned that the world’s energy sector is “uncomfortably close” to pushing [&hellip
December 22nd, 2015 | by Guest Contributor
Originally published on FGI Publishing. By Dr. Timothy Cadman The good news about the Clean Development Mechanism was overshadowed by [&hellip
December 18th, 2015 | by Guest Contributor
Originally published on FGI Publishing. By Dr. Timothy Cadman Anatomy of the Negotiations As the citizens of France and the [&hellip
December 8th, 2015 | by Jessica Langerman
This weekend, I rode out with friends to a COP21 side event that had been set up in an air [&hellip
November 17th, 2015 | by Joshua S Hill
The Partnership For Responsible Growth has quoted 14 luminaries from around the world who are supporting a carbon fee/tax. The much-awaited [&hellip
May 30th, 2015 | by Sandy Dechert
As close observers have long suspected, governments historically underestimate the cost subsidies for fossil fuel exploration, development, and production. By [&hellip
May 13th, 2015 | by Sandy Dechert
“Believe me, Dire Predictions is the book we’ve been waiting for,” says Kerry Walters, a reader of the highly respected [&hellip
March 11th, 2015 | by Sandy Dechert
Did you hear that right? Yes, I just compared the actions of the scariest group on earth and the governor [&hellip
February 17th, 2015 | by Sandy Dechert
Over the past year or so, corporate climate leaders have begun to take responsibility when international agreements can only provide [&hellip
February 16th, 2015 | by Sandy Dechert
Last week brought agreement at the Geneva climate talks on the draft of a comprehensive world treaty for ratification at [&hellip
January 27th, 2015 | by Sandy Dechert
Despite grindingly slow progress in the United States with decarbonization by means of energy adaptation, the world has actually moved a [&hellip
January 19th, 2015 | by Sandy Dechert
What if we could cut city energy use by about one-fourth, from 730 EJ to 540 EJ, in 2050? The alternative is [&hellip
December 2nd, 2014 | by Sandy Dechert
If you’ve been following the news, you probably know that the UN’s annual mega-conference to address climate change—officially, the 20th [&hellip
November 4th, 2014 | by Joshua S Hill
By now you have surely heard of the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s latest synthesis report and the increased [&hellip