Tagged With Climate change
Cop27 yields new deal on loss and damage
21 November 2022
Progress made on loss and damage and on carbon markets, but not on emissions reductions
EU agrees to loss-and-damage fund
18 November 2022
The bloc makes negotiating concession as it looks to tie loss-and-damage fund to mitigation
No new oil and gas to meet 1.5°C
24 October 2022
Report from IISD says new hydrocarbon investments are not compatible with 1.5°C carbon budgets
Climate change threatens energy assets
17 October 2022
More than 70pc of installed capacity is sited in regions that will face extreme heat and more tropical cyclones in future
Labor win bodes well for Australia’s renewables sector
7 June 2022
Government will remain under pressure on climate from growing electoral support for ‘teals’ and Greens
Net-zero targets ‘inadequate’ to hit Paris goals – McKinsey
26 April 2022
Faster shift away from fossil fuels toward efficiency, electrification and new fuels needed to keep 1.5°C pathway in sight, according to consultancy
Climate pledges ‘could limit’ warming to 2°C
14 April 2022
Previous research had suggested that pledges have only a 50pc chance of achieving 2°C target
Immediate action needed to achieve 1.5°C – IPCC
5 April 2022
Limiting warming to around 1.5°C requires global greenhouse gas emissions to peak before 2025 at the latest, but annual figures are still rising
Global carbon emissions highest on record in 2021
10 March 2022
Burning of coal to fuel economic recovery led to 6pc increase in emissions from 2020
Outlook 2022: The rise of rights-based claims in climate change disputes
20 January 2022
Governments but also, increasingly, corporates could face suits with far-reaching material implications for their futures
Emissions goals imply 2.4°C global warming – Climate Action Tracker
10 November 2021
Cop26 talks fail to gain enough momentum on strengthening inadequate 2030 targets, says climate analysis consortium
Climate pledges can limit temperature rise to 1.8°C – IEA
5 November 2021
Agency updates mid-October analysis to reflect slew of new pledges
Global climate commitments fall short – Unep
27 October 2021
Current pledges to Paris Agreement would lead to 2.7°C of global warming this century
Climate will warm at least 2.2°C - TotalEnergies
28 September 2021
Report by oil and gas major outlines scenarios based on current commitments and what is necessary to keep to 1.5°C warming
Energy firms face rising tide of climate lawsuits – Verisk
28 May 2021
Dutch court ruling against Shell will embolden climate activists as focus shifts from governments to corporations
Total approves new company name and strategy
28 May 2021
Firm gets shareholder approval for change in name and a climate strategy with interim targets
Shell’s shareholders approve climate strategy
19 May 2021
Resolution that would have required the firm to do more on near-term targets was rejected
Biden summit triggers bolder climate pledges
5 May 2021
Progress on limiting temperature rises to no more than 1.5°C to become clearer by year-end
My hope for Earth Day is to ‘humanise’ energy
22 April 2021
Affordability, energy justice and societal acceptability matters are moving up the political agenda
Earth Day summit a step towards restoring US climate credibility
21 April 2021
Gathering is an important opportunity to signal US commitment and resolve to sceptical leaders
Leading futurist sets out vision for the transition
19 April 2021
Transition Economist talks to Bank of America’s Haim Israel about how the world can achieve net zero by 2050—and how the associated ‘megatrends’ will shape society and the global economy
Everyone has a role to play in achieving net zero
1 April 2021
Contributions will be required from many sources—from people taking individual responsibility to the creation of economy-wide partnerships—if we are to achieve a sub-2°C outcome
Acore: World is moving to the ‘serious stage’ of fighting emissions
4 March 2021
CEO Gregory Wetstone talks to Transition Economist
Climate variation fuelling developing nation security risks
3 March 2021
In a range of security and humanitarian contexts, changes to local conditions are multiplying risks and producing contagion effects
Biden embarks on difficult journey to ‘green’ America—Davos
25 January 2021
The new president’s green agenda will help restore the US as a global force for climate change leadership
Georgia Senate victories boost Biden’s climate programme
8 January 2021
Success in both races hands the Democrats control of the Senate and gives the president-elect much greater room to manoeuvre
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