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
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: Fachgebiet: Energie- & CO2-Effizienz
“Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) is a choice, not a must”, according to the long awaited Global Energy Assessment (GEA) which has been published online very recently. With its 1884 pages and an extensive online database, it provides a wealth of information on energy potentials and transition pathw...
Erstellt am 22-11-2012
Von: Fachgebiet: Energiesysteme & -märkte
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
It is widely accepted that energy efficiency improvement is the number one option to increase our security of supply and reduce the risks of climate change. However, we know that progress so far is limited – there are a lot of good examples, success stories and effective policies, but on a global sc...
Erstellt am 25-07-2012
Von: Kornelis Blok Fachgebiet: Energie- & CO2-Effizienz