Tagged with climate change

Sustainable cooling urgently needed

Sustainable cooling urgently needed

Hannah Koh writes on the Eco-Business website about the role air conditioning is playing in our modern societies, responsible for 7 per cent of global carbon emissions. The market is dominated by inefficient, polluting systems and most governments allow the market to continue like this through weak regulations. However, there are options to have more … Continue reading

Latest update on climate mitigation finance

Latest update on climate mitigation finance

The SDG Knowledge Hub of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) provides the January update on global developments in climate mitigation finance.   Climate Mitigation Finance Update: Renewable and Energy Efficiency Financing and Guidance for Paris-compatible Investments Funding for several renewable energy projects has been announced in January, including initiatives to support photovoltaic (PV) … Continue reading

Climate science and the modern media age

Climate science and the modern media age

Michael Grubb, Professor of Energy and Climate Change at University College London writes on The Conversation website about how some in the press are distorting scientific news. In this current world where we are bombarded with “fake news” this is a major concern. This is an important article for all EiD readers.   We’re climate … Continue reading

The lessons from utilities’ energy efficiency programmes for spending carbon pricing revenues effectively

The lessons from utilities’ energy efficiency programmes for spending carbon pricing revenues effectively

Brendan Haley, a Banting post-doctoral fellow at Canada’s Dalhousie University’s School for Resource and Environmental Studies answers an important question in an article on Policy Options website: What are the lessons from utilities’ energy efficiency programs for spending carbon pricing revenues and building low-carbon transition organizations? Do you agree with those lessons?   Using carbon … Continue reading