Tagged with climate change

A social psychologist’s view on Trump and climate change

A social psychologist’s view on Trump and climate change

In recent weeks, we have seen the Trump administration take quite a negative approach to obligations under the Paris climate agreement. Matthew Adams Principal Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Brighton provides an interesting article on The Conversation website, from a different perspective.   Trump’s climate policy may backfire, as he unwittingly plays an … Continue reading

Latest update on climate finance

Latest update on climate finance

The SDG Knowledge Hub of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) provides the May update on global developments in climate finance.   May 2017 Climate Finance Update: Whirlwind of Meetings Bring Multiple Stakeholders Together Over the month of May, the UNFCCC convened its Subsidiary Bodies’ intersessional meetings, and several development banks and climate funds … Continue reading

Latest developments in mitigation

Latest developments in mitigation

The International Institute for Sustainable Development’s SDG Knowledge Hub provides an update on mitigation efforts globally.   Mitigation Update: Countries Progress Towards Renewable Energy Targets, CDM Enhances Access for Electricity Projects Investments in renewable energy can be a way to simultaneously achieve the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) on affordable and clean energy (SDG 7) and … Continue reading