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China’s climate targets reinvigorates momentum for climate action

On Dec 16, 2020
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China was one of 75 countries announcing new commitments at the Climate Ambition Summit.

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“At a time when the world is yet to engage enough major emitters, China’s new announcement, together with the UK, EU and many others, faithfully anchors decisive political courage with ambition towards the right direction.” #COP26 #ClimateAction https://t.co/1LO5bZzAZ0
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China’s climate targets reinvigorates momentum for climate action

China’s climate targets reinvigorates momentum for climate action

China was one of 75 countries announcing new commitments at the Climate Ambition Summit.

Biden promised to expose ‘climate outlaws’. Here’s who could make his list

Biden promised to expose ‘climate outlaws’. Here’s who could make his list

The US president-elect promises to usher in a more confrontational era of climate diplomacy, putting a spotlight on major emitters slow-walking climate action

EIT Climate-KIC strengthens biodiversity through systems change

EIT Climate-KIC strengthens biodiversity through systems change

While 'nature based solutions' is a powerful but largely neglected area of global climate action, EIT Climate-KIC has developed a suite of initiatives with systemic impact that integrate ...

EIT Climate-KIC strengthens biodiversity

EIT Climate-KIC strengthens biodiversity

EIT Climate-KIC developed a suite of intiatives with systemic impact that integrate nature-based solutions and related strategies, such as granular-level urban greening, normalising climate ...

PepsiCo and REI Co-op announce ambitious renewable goals

PepsiCo and REI Co-op announce ambitious renewable goals

Yesterday, PepsiCo Inc. and REI Co-op announced major renewable energy commitments. PepsiCo now aims to source 100% renewable electricity across its company owned and controlled operations ...

Spotlight: More opportunities for green cooperation as China, Europe lead fight against climate change

Spotlight: More opportunities for green cooperation as China, Europe lead fight against climate change

by Xinhua writer Zhang Jiawei LONDON, Dec. 13 (Xinhua) -- World leaders, who took part in a virtual climate summit on Saturday, recognized the importance of tackling climate change, in the ...

Opportunities for Climate-Smart Development in Indonesia

Opportunities for Climate-Smart Development in Indonesia

As a rapidly developing country with the world’s fourth-largest population, Indonesia is key to achieving international climate goals.

Climate change disproportionately affects the poorest and most vulnerable people in the world

Climate change disproportionately affects the poorest and most vulnerable people in the world

Interview with Katharine Hayhoe, director of the Climate Science Center, Texas Today I have an eagerly-awaited phone call with Katharine Hayhoe, a world-renowned climate scientist. ...

Modeling Myths of Climate Change

Modeling Myths of Climate Change

How models treat innovation may be just as important as their assumptions about climate damages

Climate Action Must Progress Far Faster to Achieve 1.5 C Goal

Climate Action Must Progress Far Faster to Achieve 1.5 C Goal

New report finds that climate action progress is happening far too slowly for the world to meet its emissions-reduction targets. Photo by Salvatore De Lellis/Unsplash Countries agreed to ...

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UNITED STATES: Annulment of the Clean Power Plan JAPAN: No new targets in New Strategic Energy Plan, producing high reliance on nuclear and coal GERMANY: Projected to miss its 2020 GHG ...

China's Xi targets steeper cut in carbon intensity by 2030

China's Xi targets steeper cut in carbon intensity by 2030

China's President Xi Jinping on Saturday targeted a steeper cut in rates of carbon emissions relative to economic activity by 2030 and set new goals for growth in renewable energy and ...

UN Climate Change Conference 2019 (COP25)

UN Climate Change Conference 2019 (COP25)

Social and Economic Co-Benefits of Climate Change Mitigation: Employment, Industrial Development and Energy Transition 6 December 15:00-17:00 | Turkish Pavilion The renewable energy sector ...

Can Our Planet Be Saved?

Can Our Planet Be Saved?

New science shows there’s a clear path toward a more sustainable future. These are 3 things we must do.

Solar is now ‘cheapest electricity in history’, confirms IEA

Solar is now ‘cheapest electricity in history’, confirms IEA

The world’s best solar power schemes now offer the “cheapest…electricity in history” with the technology cheaper than coal and gas in most major countries.

8 Environment and Development Stories to Watch in the New Make-or-Break Decade

8 Environment and Development Stories to Watch in the New Make-or-Break Decade

2020 will inevitably be a turning point for the environment. Key decisions on climate change, the ocean and biodiversity will determine if it is a turning point for the better or for the ...