Beiträge zum Stichwort 'climate change'

  • 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
  • Businesses chase policy makers for carbon pricing

    This blog is part of a series that especially focuses on bridging the information and negotiation gap between business and policy makers, identified in an earlier blog. Carbon pricing policies have been discussed for decades, but have only been introduced to a limited degree. There are strong signa...
    Erstellt am 04-06-2015 Von: Rolf de Vos Fachgebiet: Energie- & Klimapolitik Kommentare: 0
  • How can carbon markets boost low-carbon innovation?

    The world's need to transition to a low-carbon economy is not questioned anymore: The growing impacts of climate change urge us to act. As Christiana Figueres,  Executive Secretary of the UNFCCC, puts it: "The world has no choice but to decarbonise". But there are still many question marks in how to...
    Erstellt am 29-05-2015 Von: Michiel Stork Fachgebiet: Energie- & CO2-Effizienz Kommentare: 0
  • What to expect of the Paris Climate Summit (and beyond)

    Kornelis Blok, Katja Eisbrenner and Lina Li have contributed to this blog post.
    The Paris Climate Summit end 2015 raises high expectations, higher than ever since the 2009 Copenhagen Summit. But how should we rate these promising perspectives? We should not expect a ‘Paris’ pressure cooker that sud...
    Erstellt am 21-04-2015 Von: Rolf de Vos Fachgebiet: Energie- & Klimapolitik Kommentare: 0
  • Two steps forward, one step back

    Making sense of the climate change negotiations How do past achievements impact future developments in energy and climate? Ecofys turns 30 and looks back to look ahead. In September of last year, the world saw the largest popular protests on climate change to date. 400,000 people took to the streets in New York City; 40,000 in London. The demons...
    Erstellt am 02-04-2015 Von: Yvonne Deng Fachgebiet: Energie- & Klimapolitik Kommentare: 0
  • Business and policy: Paris 2015 needs the best of both worlds

    Global climate negotiations have hardly led to tangible climate policy tools over the last five years. The latest UN Climate Summit in Lima was no exception. By contrast, both businesses and local and regional authorities are developing plenty of new initiatives. Could the crucial 2015 conference in...
    Erstellt am 13-01-2015 Von: Rolf de Vos Fachgebiet: Energie- & Klimapolitik Kommentare: 0
  • Halving the EU’s gas imports

    Enhanced action on energy efficiency and renewable energy can half the EU’s gas imports and achieve more than 40% GHG reductions This blog post was written by Taryn Fransen, World Resources Institute, and Niklas Höhne, Ecofys. Later this week, the European Council will vote on a target to further ...
    Erstellt am 20-10-2014 Von: Rolf de Vos Fachgebiet: Energie- & CO2-Effizienz Kommentare: 0
  • Corporate climate actions that matter

    Guidance for companies to set science-based climate targets Earlier this year, scientists released an alarming message on climate change: we must do much more to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in order to keep below 2 degrees Celsius and limit climate change impacts. They based this message on an extensive study, published by IPCC in the Fifth Assessment Re...
    Erstellt am 12-09-2014 Von: Jeroen de Beer Fachgebiet: Energie- & CO2-Effizienz Kommentare: 0
  • Limiting temperature rise to 2°C is still possible

    This blog post by Cynthia Elliott, Yamide Dagnet, Michel den Elzen and Niklas Höhne is part of the ACT 2015 project and was originally published at wri.org on 16 July 2014.

    As the world continues to warm, many academics question whether the international goal to limit global temperature rise to 2°C i...
    Erstellt am 24-07-2014 Von: Kornelis Blok Fachgebiet: Energie- & Klimapolitik Kommentare: 0
  • Neuland betreten zum Schutz des Klimas

    Dieser Blog Artikel wurde von Dr. Niklas Höhne verfasst: Mehr Klimaschutz ist dringender denn je. Das Tempo könnte deutlich erhöht werde, wenn wir bereit sind, Neuland zu betreten. Das “Intergovernmental Panel on Climate change (IPCC)” veröffentlicht nun den letzten Teil seines fünften Sachstands...
    Erstellt am 11-04-2014 Von: Rolf de Vos Fachgebiet: Energie- & Klimapolitik Kommentare: 0