Tag Archives: Climate change policy

07Feb/22

EXPLAINER: What is ‘net zero’ and why does it matter?

BARCELONA, Feb 7 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Alongside a growing number of countries, hundreds of companies, big and small, have made commitments to cut their climate-changing emissions to net zero in the coming decades.

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08Nov/21

Call for climate protection for smallholders that produce one third of global food


CGIAR urged global leaders today to ensure the 500 million smallholder farmers responsible for up to a third of global food production can adapt to climate change-induced loss and damage. Innovations are needed that can both reduce the contribution of global agriculture to climate change, and adapt to its increasingly evident consequences while also supporting livelihoods, nutrition and equality. Continue reading

27May/21

IDTechEx Discuss If Direct Air Capture Can Really Help in the Fight Against Climate Change

Carbon capture technology may be essential in helping the world in the fight against climate change. By fitting fossil fuel power stations and industrial emitters with carbon capture technology, it is possible to reduce their carbon dioxide emissions by over 90%. Continue reading

27Apr/21

Clean electrification and hydrogen can deliver net-zero by 2050, says global private-sector coalition

The Energy Transitions Commission (ETC), a coalition of more than 45 leaders from global energy producers, energy industries, financial institutions and environmental advocates – including ArcelorMittal, Bank of America, BP, Development Research Center of the State Council of China, EBRD, HSBC, Iberdrola, Ørsted, Shell, Tata Group, Volvo Group and the World Resources Institute among others – released two new reports analysing the feasibility of achieving a net-zero greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) economy by 2050 Continue reading

10Nov/16

Morocco climate change conference sheds bright light on Africa

Governments meeting in Morocco are expected to produce action plans on how to implement the 2015 Paris Agreement to slow global warming and one of them is the need to develop Africa, a continent that continues to pay the price for the industries of developed nations. In Paris, they spoke about the need to electrify African countries among other actions but this conference is expected to show how they will do that despite the funding and technical challenges behind implementation.

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13Dec/15
Paris Agreement on climate change

Talking Climate COP21

After two weeks of discussion and further delays, global leaders have adopted a historic agreement at COP21. The deal was agreed by nearly 200 nations and has been hailed as a truly global.
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11Dec/15
Paris' iconic Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower lights up with message saying “no plan B” for climate change

Paris’ iconic Eiffel Tower lit up with the message “no plan B” for climate change, as global climate talks north of the capital are extended.

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07Dec/15

Sceptics deny ‘climate crisis’ as international climate talks continue in Paris

Climate change sceptics deny any climate crisis, calling on world leaders to dedicate funds to adapt to climate change rather than try to fight it.

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30Nov/15

Leaders gathered for climate summit pose for family photo

World leaders gathered for the United Nations-sponsored climate summit pose for family photo as the 2-week meeting gets underway.

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30Nov/15

Climate change conference officially opens

The climate change conference officially opens as France’s Laurent Fabius is officially elected President of the United Nations Conference of the Parties or COP21.

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