Beiträge im Fachbereich 'Energie- &...

  • Finding a Cost-Effective Path to Climate Leadership

    A new wave of climate change regulations is coming, and this time to all corners of the world. Following the Paris Agreement, more than 80% of countries have already drawn up plans on how to contribute to the low carbon transition. Some have realised plans that put a price on greenhouse gas (GHG) em...
    Erstellt am 10-01-2018 Von: Long Lam Fachgebiet: Energie- & Klimapolitik Kommentare: 0
  • Setting Science-Based Targets

    How Long Can Companies Afford to Neglect Setting Science-Based Climate Targets? This blog post was prepared with contributions from Vincent Hoen, Jeroen Scheepmaker, and Frank Stern. During the last 3 years, more than 300 companies have signed up to participate in the Science Based Targets initiative. The combined revenue of these companies runs into the billions of US dollars...
    Erstellt am 03-01-2018 Von: Giel Linthorst Fachgebiet: Energie- & Klimapolitik Kommentare: 0
  • Cities: The Focal Point of Climate Action

    This blog post was written by Richard Boehnke. Cities are a focal point of climate action, both individually and as signatories to large networks dedicated to climate mitigation (e.g., Covenant of Mayors and C40). However, efforts to pledge support, sign an agreement, and publish a local climate st...
    Erstellt am 10-11-2017 Von: David de Jager Fachgebiet: Energie- & Klimapolitik Kommentare: 0
  • Connecting the dots: Connect At COP!

    Until the Paris COP, the climate debate was largely focused on the direction and policy framework of an agreement. With the signing of the Paris agreement, the call to action was broadened to include many stakeholders and sectors, yet, the agreement alone will not protect us from the most dangerous ...
    Erstellt am 20-10-2017 Von: Katja Eisbrenner Fachgebiet: Energie- & Klimapolitik Kommentare: 0
  • Climate-Related Financial Disclosure

    From the Sustainability Department to the Desk of the CFO In June 2017, the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosure (TCFD) released its final report, the recommendations of which will have an increasing impact on all organizations (both financial and non-financial). Most importantly, two necessary organizational changes were brought to light: br...
    Erstellt am 12-09-2017 Von: Oskar Krabbe Fachgebiet: Energie- & Klimapolitik Kommentare: 0
  • Climate-related risks and opportunities

    Climate change and the transition to the low carbon economy are creating risks and opportunities for businesses. Investors want to understand these risks and opportunities to inform their investment decisions. This need for greater transparency is illustrated by recommendations made by the Task Forc...
    Erstellt am 18-07-2017 Von: Annemarie Kerkhof Fachgebiet: Energie- & Klimapolitik Kommentare: 0
  • Setting a Circular Blueprint for Business through Science

    The circular economy is a simple idea, but not a small one. It’s key for achieving sustainable development goals (SDGs) and addressing climate change, as it has the potential to close the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions gap by half. More than 400 participants at the WBCSD Liaison Delegate Meeting in...
    Erstellt am 22-05-2017 Von: Preeti Srivastav Fachgebiet: Energie- & Klimapolitik Kommentare: 0
  • 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...
    Erstellt am 12-04-2017 Von: Angélica Afanador Fachgebiet: Energie- & Klimapolitik Kommentare: 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...
    Erstellt am 02-02-2017 Von: Preeti Srivastav Fachgebiet: Energie- & Klimapolitik Kommentare: 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...
    Erstellt am 16-12-2016 Fachgebiet: Energie- & Klimapolitik Kommentare: 0