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Global Investors Worth $32 Trillion Call For COP24 Leaders To Address Climate Change “Ambition Gap”

December 11th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

A total of 415 global investors with $32 trillion in assets under management have this week called on leaders at the United Nation's COP24 global climate change conference currently underway in Katowice, Poland, to address the climate change "ambition gap" by strengthening their Nationally Determined Contributions to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement


82% Of G20’s Energy Supply Still Comes From Fossil Fuels

November 16th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

A new report published this week has determined that 82% of the G20's energy supply is still sourced from fossil fuels and none of the countries' climate pledges are on a 1.5˚C-compatible pathway, contributing to a current trend which will see global warming of 3.2˚C unless G20 nations halve their emissions by


Countries Can “Significantly” Increase Renewable Energy Ambition Within NDCs, Concludes IRENA

November 13th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

A new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency has concluded that there is significant untapped potential for countries to "significantly" increase their renewable energy ambition within Nationally Determined Contributions when they are revised in 2020, helping to accelerate deployment in line with the goals and needs of the Paris Climate Agreement. 


Climate Finance: The Hottest Issue At COP22

November 14th, 2016 | by Sandy Dechert

Climate finance is likely the most important issue the delegates of COP22 are working on. The term refers to the local, national, or transnational loans, grants, and other financing put forward to meet climate change goals. Finance may come from public, private, and/or alternative sources. The table below presents current sources of climate finance data


Faster, Smarter, Bigger & Better Climate Action: Marrakesh COP22 (VIDEOS)

November 8th, 2016 | by Sandy Dechert

Yesterday (Monday, November 7, 2016), the 2016 climate summit (22nd Conference of the Parties--or COP22--to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change) officially opened in Marrakesh at 10am Morocco time. With 197 Parties, the UNFCCC has near-universal membership of the world's countries and is the parent treaty of the 2015 Paris Climate Change Agreement


Paris Agreement On Climate Takes Effect Worldwide

November 5th, 2016 | by Sandy Dechert

The Paris Agreement on climate change — a critical worldwide milestone along the road to containing climate change and implementing resilient low-carbon energy — became international law on Friday, November 4, 2016, after about 20 years of global wrangling. Exactly 30 days ago, it crossed both national and emissions thresholds needed to enter into force



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