September 15th, 2020 | by Guest Contributor
The first comprehensive assessment of where the Earth’s excess heat is accumulating has been released by the Global Climate Observing System, co-sponsored by the World Meteorological Organization, Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission-UNESCO, International Science Council and United Nations Environment Programme
September 17th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
Figures published earlier this month by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) have shown that global investment in new renewable energy capacity between 2010 and 2019 is on course to exceed US$2.6 trillion --- led by the solar industry which is expected to end the decade with more gigawatts of power capacity installed than any other generation technology.
May 6th, 2019 | by The Beam
“The science on climate change is settled. Anyone who tells you otherwise is peddling false promises, and they are doomed to disappoint,” Tanzanian microbiologist and environmental scientist Joyce Msuya told us. It could not be put more clearly
June 7th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
The self-proclaimed "most comprehensive annual overview of the state of renewable energy" was published this week by the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century, confirming reports from earlier this year that a total of 161 gigawatts of new renewble energy capacity was installed in 2016.
April 7th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
The United Nations Environment Programme published new figures Thursday which showed global renewable energy capacity additions in 2016 reached record levels, with 138.5 gigawatts (excluding large-hydro) deployed, despite global investment figures falling 23%, in line with sector-wide cost declines.
January 19th, 2017 | by The Beam
This week, Anne-Sophie Garrigou interviewed Cédric Philibert, a former science journalist who joined the International Energy Agency (IEA) in 2000, following a tenure at the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). Here, Cédric Philibert talks about his work at the IEA and his perspective on the future of renewables
November 3rd, 2016 | by Joshua S Hill
Global emissions must be cut a further 25% beyond existing pledges if we are to have any chance of minimizing dangerous climate change, according to a new report from the United Nations Environment Programme.
August 31st, 2016 | by Joshua S Hill
The United Nations Environment Programme has warned that water pollution across three continents is placing hundreds of millions of people [&hellip
June 9th, 2016 | by Sandy Dechert
The many-sided battle over nuclear power continues with a clear break over politics in Illinois. The company and the government [&hellip
December 11th, 2015 | by Joshua S Hill
A new study recognizing the link between climate change and human rights has been published to coincide with Human Rights [&hellip
October 20th, 2015 | by Joshua S Hill
The UN’s chief environment scientist has rapped the UK on the wrist for its current renewable energy policy, calling it [&hellip
September 16th, 2015 | by Joshua S Hill
A new UN study has called on regulators to implement proactive policies that build institutional investment frameworks. The study, released [&hellip
February 2nd, 2015 | by Sandy Dechert
A new report, “Halfway There? What the Land Sector Can Contribute to Closing the Emissions Gap Post-2020,” contributes some very [&hellip
August 14th, 2014 | by Sandy Dechert
The United Nations Environment Programme released a report yesterday that responds to a 2013 report on the potentially crippling costs [&hellip
May 1st, 2014 | by Guest Contributor
Originally published on RenewEconomy. By Sophie Vorrath Science informs us about the environmental cost of our global fossil fuel habit [&hellip
April 11th, 2014 | by Joshua S Hill
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has released the seventh edition of its Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment report [&hellip