Kyoto Protocol, Low-carbon economy, Low-carbon fuel standard, Methane, Carbon dioxide, Greenhouse gas

What 'net-zero carbon' really means for cities

Le Sep 23, 2020
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The urban environment could look very different in order to achieve the goal of net-zero emissions. https://t.co/D2D9XQEQgW
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A city historically known for its lethal 20th-Century smogs has committed to reaching net zero carbon emissions by 2050 – how will London get there?

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The urban environment could look very different in order to achieve the goal of net-zero emissions. https://t.co/D2D9XQEQgW
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What 'net-zero carbon' really means for cities

What 'net-zero carbon' really means for cities

A city historically known for its lethal 20th-Century smogs has committed to reaching net zero carbon emissions by 2050 – how will London get there?

UK Government Committee Backs Net-Zero Climate Goal for 2050

UK Government Committee Backs Net-Zero Climate Goal for 2050

The U.K.'s Committee on Climate Change said the country should achieve net-zero carbon emissions by mid-century, but red tape is holding back renewables development.

GCAS: The Players (Part II)

GCAS: The Players (Part II)

GCAS started 3,000 miles away from San Francisco — in New York, where UN Secretary General General Antonio Gutierrez warned…

Delivering Clean Growth: progress against meeting our carbon budgets - the government response to the Committee on Climate Change

Delivering Clean Growth: progress against meeting our carbon budgets - the government response to the Committee on Climate Change

Printed on paper containing 75% recycled fibre content minimum Printed in the UK by the APS Group on behalf of the Controller of Her Majesty’s Stationery Office 1Delivering Clean Growth ...

What the 1.5°C -degree report means for city climate action

What the 1.5°C -degree report means for city climate action

Investing in green infrastructure by planting more urban forests and developing dedicated green areas in residential and commercial areas will absorb CO2, provide flood defense, mitigate ...

Funds Managing $2 Trillion Urge Cement Makers to Act on Climate Impact

Funds Managing $2 Trillion Urge Cement Makers to Act on Climate Impact

European funds managing $2 trillion (£1.6 trillion) in assets called on cement companies to slash their greenhouse gas emissions on Monday, warning that a failure to do so could put their ...

Sustainable Building News

Sustainable Building News

Sustainable building news: all new buildings to be nearly zero-energy buildings (NZEB) from 31 December 2020 per EU Energy Performance of Building Directive

Funds managing $2 trillion urge cement makers to act on climate impact

Funds managing $2 trillion urge cement makers to act on climate impact

Construction material companies warned they risk divestment and lack of access to capital as a growing number of investors shy away from carbon-intensive sectors

Rich Americans Emit up to 15 Times As Much Carbon As Their Poorer Neighbors

Rich Americans Emit up to 15 Times As Much Carbon As Their Poorer Neighbors

A new study confirms the obvious: big houses have bigger footprints. But wait, there's more.

The Commission presents strategy for a climate neutral Europe by 2050 – Questions and answers

The Commission presents strategy for a climate neutral Europe by 2050 – Questions and answers

This includes promoting (i) overall vehicle efficiency, low- and zero emission vehicles and infrastructure; (ii) a long-term switch to alternative and net-zero carbon fuels for transport; ...

Which countries have a net zero carbon goal?

Which countries have a net zero carbon goal?

A growing number of governments are setting targets to end their contribution to global warming. Bookmark this page to stay up to date

HeidelbergCement targets zero-carbon construction future with science-based target

HeidelbergCement targets zero-carbon construction future with science-based target

HeidelbergCement is demonstrating bold climate leadership by being the first cement maker globally to have an approved science-based target.

IPCC climate change report calls for urgent action to phase out fossil fuels – as it happened

IPCC climate change report calls for urgent action to phase out fossil fuels – as it happened

UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change says coal-fired electricity must end by 2050 if we are to limit global warming rises to 1.5C

World leading private sector companies pledge net zero carbon buildings to combat climate crisis

World leading private sector companies pledge net zero carbon buildings to combat climate crisis

Green Building Councils are independent, non-profit organisations made up of businesses and organisations working in the building and construction industry.

#SustainableAdventure2020

#SustainableAdventure2020

Our look ahead to the people, organisations and destinations in sustainable tourism we think will be the ones to watch in 2020