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Beiträge zum Stichwort 'climate change'

  • 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
  • EU’s 2030 energy and climate package

    More than a greenhouse gas target needed This blog post has been written by Dr. Niklas Höhne: The energy and climate package agreed by the EU in 2008 formed a milestone in EU policy making. It included a target to achieve 20% of renewable energy, 20% energy efficiency improvements, and 20% reductions in GHG emissions by 2020. The impleme...
    Erstellt am 18-04-2013 Von: Rolf de Vos Fachgebiet: Energie- & Klimapolitik Kommentare: 0
  • US climate action: A call for more than individual approaches

    Global climate change affects the American public with growing visibility and ferocity. As severe weather events wreak havoc on the East coast or wildfires consume hundreds of thousands of acres in the West, concern about the effects of climate change grow. In addition, the American public bears a h...
    Erstellt am 10-01-2013 Von: Fachgebiet: Energie- & CO2-Effizienz Kommentare: 1
  • Myth and reality — ETS development in China

    China is taking increasingly bold steps in its environmental agenda. Concerns about energy security, rising environmental damage and pressure to maintain the country’s competitiveness are all pushing in one direction – a greener future. The 11th Five-Year Plan tested the waters and the 12th Five-Yea...
    Erstellt am 11-12-2012 Von: Fachgebiet: Energie- & CO2-Effizienz Kommentare: 0
  • We can still limit global warming to 2°C!

    This blog post has been written by Dr. Niklas Höhne: An increase in the global mean temperature of two degrees would already result in fatal consequences: The agricultural productivity would be heavily impaired, the sea level would rise by up to one metre in this century and dying coral reefs would...
    Erstellt am 15-11-2012 Von: Kornelis Blok Fachgebiet: Energie- & Klimapolitik Kommentare: 0
  • Climate Policy and the US Election

    Although Climate Change was hardly mentioned in the US Presidential campaigns, truly massive forces struggled behind the scenes. A series of Supreme Court rulings unleashed corporate campaign spending, with one estimate placing the total cost of the 2012 election at $6 billion. Although court ruling...
    Erstellt am 08-11-2012 Von: Fachgebiet: Energie- & Klimapolitik Kommentare: 1