Beiträge zum Stichwort 'climate action'

  • Looking for a chain reaction

    How to extend science-based targets along the supply chain? Today, there are already 179 companies that have committed to science-based targets. These companies are setting themselves climate targets in line with the Paris Agreement of limiting global warming to well below 2°C. Each week, approximately two more companies join the call of the initiative (scie...
    Erstellt am 16-09-2016 Von: Giel Linthorst Fachgebiet: Energie- & CO2-Effizienz Kommentare: 0
  • How to bring investments in line with a 2°C scenario?

    Setting science-based targets and defining 2°C investment criteria This blog post was written by Giel Linthorst and Wouter Meinderstma, climate strategy experts at Ecofys. Financial institutions play an important role in limiting global warming to well below 2°C. On the one hand, they should divest from carbon intensive technologies like fossil fuels, inefficient ...
    Erstellt am 13-06-2016 Von: Giel Linthorst Fachgebiet: Energie- & Klimapolitik Kommentare: 0
  • What’s new about Paris

    Role of the private sector to become much more important A lot has been said about how national climate efforts under the Paris Climate Agreement will usher in a new energy future, but few have noticed another important change that COP21 heralds: for the first time non-state actors will start playing a prominent role in climate action, write Rolf de Vos a...
    Erstellt am 13-01-2016 Von: Rolf de Vos Fachgebiet: Energie- & Klimapolitik Kommentare: 0
  • What Paris is likely to deliver

    Prospects look bright for the Paris Climate Summit. The sole fact that this year’s Conference of the Parties (COP) will start with the government leaders meeting instead of finishing with it, is promising, writes Rolf de Vos. If the more than 80 world leaders who will gather in Paris, including Obam...
    Erstellt am 24-11-2015 Von: Rolf de Vos Fachgebiet: Energie- & Klimapolitik Kommentare: 0
  • FASTER principles for a successful economic transformation

    In the run-up to Paris 2015, Rolf de Vos examines efforts to see broad implementation of global carbon pricing policies. The World Bank Group and the OECD, with support from IMF, are stepping up efforts to see broad implementation of global carbon pricing policies. “Nothing short of an economic tra...
    Erstellt am 30-09-2015 Von: Rolf de Vos Fachgebiet: Energie- & CO2-Effizienz Kommentare: 0
  • How companies can determine their fair climate share

    If energy-intensive industries were to get together and make joint climate pledges, how could they determine what would be a fair and significant contribution for each company? There are new tools available for this, including so-called Science Based Targets used by organisations like WWF, the Carbo...
    Erstellt am 18-09-2015 Von: Rolf de Vos Fachgebiet: Energie- & Klimapolitik Kommentare: 0
  • From what and why to how: Next steps in non-state climate action

    Interest has grown considerably in the field of non-state climate action, largely because there is a lot to gain. Efforts in tracking, analysing and quantifying these initiatives have been growing in number as researchers and climate actors continue to look for ways to bridge the emissions gap cause...
    Erstellt am 02-09-2015 Von: Fachgebiet: Energie- & Klimapolitik Kommentare: 0
  • We need INDCs from industry too!

    Countries across the world are making climate pledges for 2030 through their INDCs (Intended Nationally Determined Contributions). Why can’t industrial sectors do the same? Industries are afraid that climate measures will hurt their international competitiveness, but this problem could be avoided if...
    Erstellt am 01-09-2015 Von: Rolf de Vos Fachgebiet: Energie- & Klimapolitik Kommentare: 0
  • Non-state actors account for growing share of emission reductions

    International climate initiatives by non-state actors account for roughly half of the emission reductions pledged by governments, according to our recent assessment for UNEP. Cities and regions provide the larger part of these efforts, companies about a quarter. That is not yet enough to bridge the ...
    Erstellt am 13-07-2015 Von: Rolf de Vos Fachgebiet: Energie- & Klimapolitik Kommentare: 0
  • Four reasons for business to follow the Paris process

    This blog post was written by Rolf de Vos and Maarten Neelis. Most companies pay little attention to the complex processes going on within the UN climate negotiations. There are, however, good reasons why companies should follow the Paris process, and especially the “intended nationally determined ...
    Erstellt am 11-06-2015 Von: Maarten Neelis Fachgebiet: Energie- & CO2-Effizienz Kommentare: 0