Tagged with climate change

Latest update on mitigation

Latest update on mitigation

The SDG Knowledge Hub of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) provides the September update on global developments in mitigation.   Mitigation Update: Catholic Organizations, Soot-free Buses, Net-zero Buildings, and Citizens Advance Mitigation Action Recent mitigation news includes a diversity of measures through which governments, civil society organizations, the private sector and citizens are … Continue reading

Climate change and the film industry

Climate change and the film industry

One advantage of EiD coming out on the weekend is that there is always the need for posts that are not your usual news items. Melena Ryzik provides an excellent article in the New York Times about the role the film industry plays in addressing climate change. What do you think?   Can Hollywood Movies … Continue reading

Comments on the energy transition from Uganda

Comments on the energy transition from Uganda

It is important for us to see how others discuss the energy transition. Brian K. Katabazi, associate director of the Centre for Energy Governance writes on newvision.co.ug, Uganda’s leading daily, about the importance of renewable energy to mitigate GHG emissions.   Advancing Renewable Energy Transition Will Mitigate Climate Change The 2017 publication of the renewable … Continue reading

Cities and the need to address climate change

Cities and the need to address climate change

While noting that cities are increasingly playing an important role, the authors worry that many cities are dangerously complacent about the need for speed in decarbonisation. Brendan F.D. Barrett, Senior Lecturer at RMIT University in Australia and Andrew DeWit, Professor, School of Policy Studies at Rikkyo University in Japan explain their views in an article … Continue reading