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  • Six Steps Closer to Climate Mitigation Finance

  • Global carbon pricing - How full is the glass?

  • Enabling true sustainability with a Circular Economy

  • How can business contribute to climate targets in a pro...

  • Cut climate costs through carbon market cooperation

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  • Six Steps Closer to Climate Mitigation Finance

    How Can Developing Countries Tap into Climate Mitigation Funds from MDBs and the GCF? The clock is ticking and the world needs a rapid curb of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to avoid surpassing the 2°C threshold. Due to the ratification of the Paris Agreement, countries face the demanding task of implementing policies to decarbonise their economies. The challenge is daunting, especia...
    Geplaatst 12-04-2017 Door: Angélica Afanador Categorie: Energie- & klimaatbeleid Reacties: 0
  • Global carbon pricing - How full is the glass?

    Blog by Maarten Neelis and Noémie Klein, Ecofys, and Shalini Rao and Grace Eddy, Generation Foundation Soon after the adoption of the Paris Agreement, Ecofys started the three-year Carbon Pricing Unlocked (CPU) partnership with the Generation Foundation. Together, we are exploring the role of carbo...
    Geplaatst 04-04-2017 Door: Maarten Neelis Categorie: Energiebesparing & CO2-efficiëntie Reacties: 0
  • Enabling true sustainability with a Circular Economy

    The ratified Paris Agreement of COP21 marked a turning point with unprecedented pledges from world leaders to reach ambitious climate change goals. The focus at COP 22 in Morocco was and over the next few years will be on critical and immediate action. To achieve these ambitious climate goals, we ne...
    Geplaatst 02-02-2017 Door: Preeti Srivastav Categorie: Energie- & klimaatbeleid Reacties: 0
  • The EU ETS review – current state of play

    The review process of the European carbon market (EU ETS) is in full swing. Right in time before Christmas, the members of the Environment committee (ENVI) of the European Parliament voted in favour of a more ambitious post-2020 market set-up as compared to the European Commission’s proposal publish...
    Geplaatst 16-12-2016 Categorie: Energie- & klimaatbeleid Reacties: 0
  • When will renewables overtake coal in generated electricity?

    “Renewable power generation capacity now exceeds that of coal” (IEA) - True, but it will take a decade or so before this is the case for electricity generated. IEA, the International Energy Agency, recently stated that renewables overtook coal in terms of cumulative installed capacity in the world,...
    Geplaatst 12-12-2016 Door: Kees van der Leun Categorie: Duurzame Energie Reacties: 0
  • How can business contribute to climate targets in a profitable way?

    Making the Paris Agreement a reality The annual Conference of the Parties (COP) is a multi-faced animal. On the one hand, there are the formal negotiations where, since this year, details of the implementation of the Paris Agreement are discussed in seemingly endless meetings resulting in slow progress on the key items conferred. This ...
    Geplaatst 22-11-2016 Door: Maarten Neelis Categorie: Energie- & klimaatbeleid Reacties: 0
  • Germany adopts climate action plan for 2050

    Taking account of the Paris Agreement This blog post was written by Marcus Ferdinand and Moritz Schäfer.  On 14 November, the German cabinet approved its Climate Action Plan 2050 (“Klimaschutzplan 2050”) after several rounds of political wrangling between ministers just in time for German Environment Minister Hendricks to present it at...
    Geplaatst 21-11-2016 Door: Moritz Schäfer Categorie: Energie- & klimaatbeleid Reacties: 0
  • Cut climate costs through carbon market cooperation

    New State and Trends Report of Carbon Pricing This blog post was written by Richard Zechter, Climate Change World Bank, Noémie Klein, Ecofys and John Ward, Vivid Economics.  This year’s State and Trends of Carbon Pricing report, launched recently in Vietnam, includes the first deep dive analysis of the carbon pricing initiatives of countries’...
    Geplaatst 21-10-2016 Door: Noémie Klein Categorie: Energie- & klimaatbeleid Reacties: 0
  • Looking for a chain reaction

    How to extend science-based targets along the supply chain? Today, more than 200 companies 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 (sciencebasedtarge...
    Geplaatst 16-09-2016 Door: Giel Linthorst Categorie: Energiebesparing & CO2-efficiëntie Reacties: 0
  • How to bring investments in line with a 2°C scenario?

    Setting science-based targets and defining 2°C investment criteria This blog post was written by Giel Linthorst and Wouter Meinderstma, climate strategy experts at Ecofys. Financial institutions play an important role in limiting global warming to well below 2°C. On the one hand, they should divest from carbon intensive technologies like fossil fuels, inefficient ...
    Geplaatst 13-06-2016 Door: Giel Linthorst Categorie: Energie- & klimaatbeleid Reacties: 0