Posts tagged with 'global warming'

  • "Basing" Corporate Emissions Targets

    Global emissions goalposts are captivating C-Suites and gaining velocity in corporations around the world. In boardrooms worldwide, an interesting discussion is occurring as iconic brands and corporate titans reform their journeys to cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, as well as their strategies f...
    Posted 08-02-2018 By: Matthew Banks Category: Energy & Climate Policy Comments: 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...
    Posted 10-11-2017 By: David de Jager Category: Energy & Climate Policy Comments: 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 ...
    Posted 20-10-2017 By: Katja Eisbrenner Category: Energy & Climate Policy Comments: 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...
    Posted 22-05-2017 By: Preeti Srivastav Category: Energy & Climate Policy Comments: 2
  • 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...
    Posted 02-02-2017 By: Preeti Srivastav Category: Energy & Climate Policy Comments: 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 ...
    Posted 22-11-2016 By: Maarten Neelis Category: Energy & Climate Policy Comments: 0
  • Two steps forward, one step back

    Making sense of the climate change negotiations How do past achievements impact future developments in energy and climate? Ecofys turns 30 and looks back to look ahead. In September of last year, the world saw the largest popular protests on climate change to date. 400,000 people took to the streets in New York City; 40,000 in London. The demons...
    Posted 02-04-2015 By: Yvonne Deng Category: Energy & Climate Policy Comments: 0
  • Corporate climate actions that matter

    Guidance for companies to set science-based climate targets Earlier this year, scientists released an alarming message on climate change: we must do much more to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in order to keep below 2 degrees Celsius and limit climate change impacts. They based this message on an extensive study, published by IPCC in the Fifth Assessment Re...
    Posted 12-09-2014 By: Jeroen de Beer Category: Energy & Carbon Efficiency Comments: 0
  • Limiting temperature rise to 2°C is still possible

    This blog post by Cynthia Elliott, Yamide Dagnet, Michel den Elzen and Niklas Höhne is part of the ACT 2015 project and was originally published at wri.org on 16 July 2014.

    As the world continues to warm, many academics question whether the international goal to limit global temperature rise to 2°C i...
    Posted 24-07-2014 By: Kornelis Blok Category: Energy & Climate Policy Comments: 0
  • Breaking new ground to limit global climate change

    This blog post has been written by Dr. Niklas Höhne: The urgency to limit climate change has increased. But there is also evidence that we could speed up the pace significantly, if we are ready to break new ground. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate change (IPCC) is releasing the last of thre...
    Posted 11-04-2014 By: Category: Energy & Climate Policy Comments: 0