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  • Climate Action Tracker: Increased reliance on natural gas risks an emissions lock-in

    22/06/2017
    The future of natural gas is limited, even as a bridging fuel. Continued investments into the sector create the risk of breaching the Paris Agreement’s long term temperature goal and will result in stranded assets, the Climate Action Tracker (CAT) said today. As part of its decarbonisation series, the CAT today released an examination of gas in the power sector. The report warns that natural gas ...
  • New report derives national target benchmarks for a more ambitious EU renewables target

    21/06/2017
    A new report by Ecofys, a Navigant company, and TU Wien analyses national benchmarks for a more ambitious EU renewables target of 30%, 35% or 45%. Commissioned by the European Renewable Energy Foundation, the report was presented at a breakfast debate at the European Parliament today. The paper applies the effort sharing method from the allocation of the 2020 EU RES target. It shows that the curr...
  • New study determines ecologic and economic performance of multiple heating and storage systems for residential buildings

    19/06/2017
    Ecofys, a Navigant company, together with thinkstep AG, has determined the ecologic and economic performance of multiple heating and storage systems for residential buildings. By performing an eco-efficiency analysis, the experts contrasted the total cost of various systems over its lifecycle with its aggregate environmental impact. This determined which technologies have high eco-efficiency, i...
  • How to align financial portfolios with a 1.5°C future?

    09/06/2017
    At the Innovate4Climate conference in Barcelona, Ecofys, a Navigant company, organised an expert discussion on the low carbon future of the financial sector. Under the title “Aligning financial portfolios with a 1.5oC future” Ecofys’ climate strategy and sustainable finance experts brought together a panel of climate leaders in the finance industry: EIB, Crédit Agricole CIB, PGGM and ACTIAM. The ...

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