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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...
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...
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 suddenly produces an agreement...
This edition of IMPACT will take a holistic view on the challenges for the international building sector to achieve its 2050 targets. In 2050, for an almost climate-neutral building sector, new buildings have to be (nearly) zero-energy and refurbishment...
This edition of IMPACT will cover some of today’s hot topics in bioenergy looking at impacts from biofuels or discussing how to come closer to a biobased economy in Europe.
Besides looking at developments in China, this issue of IMPACT also focuses on how California plans to mitigate the impact of climate change through its own cap-and-rade scheme, and how Ecofys is helping to establish a benchmarking methodology for Phase...
The issue takes a broad look at the whole offshore wind energy sector – with interesting market news, insights into benchmark-setting O&M strategies, reflections on country-specific offshore wind designs, and an article on offshore wind in China.