Beiträge zum Stichwort 'emissions'

  • 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
  • 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...
    Erstellt am 04-04-2017 Von: Maarten Neelis Fachgebiet: Energie- & CO2-Effizienz 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
  • 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...
    Erstellt am 21-11-2016 Von: Moritz Schäfer Fachgebiet: Energie- & Klimapolitik Kommentare: 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’...
    Erstellt am 21-10-2016 Von: Noémie Klein Fachgebiet: Energie- & Klimapolitik Kommentare: 0
  • Looking for a chain reaction

    How to extend science-based targets along the supply chain? Today, more than 265 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...
    Erstellt am 16-09-2016 Von: Giel Linthorst Fachgebiet: Energie- & CO2-Effizienz Kommentare: 0
  • How can we level out direct and indirect carbon costs?

    The revision of the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) for the period 2021-2030 is currently ongoing, with the EU Parliament and Council forming their positions. One of the challenges is to provide a better level playing field between direct and indirect carbon costs. In this blog post, I provide ...
    Erstellt am 12-05-2016 Fachgebiet: Energie- & CO2-Effizienz Kommentare: 0
  • Taking carbon from the atmosphere

    This blog post was written by Ann Gardiner. 
    The dust is beginning to settle after Paris and the focus is now on implementation but one of the interesting questions to arise is what is needed to reach a 1.5°C target. What all the scenarios say is that you not only need to stop emitting carbon but...
    Erstellt am 20-04-2016 Von: Fachgebiet: Energie- & Klimapolitik Kommentare: 0
  • Never a dull moment: Supporting the EU ETS phase IV development

    About half a decade ago, EU ETS specialists at Ecofys came together reflecting on the end of a hectic period of EU ETS phase III development. Via an intense exercise, the benchmark based allocation approach was developed for the Commission. Member States  and companies were trained in using the meth...
    Erstellt am 11-01-2016 Von: Maarten Neelis Fachgebiet: Energie- & Klimapolitik Kommentare: 0