Tagged with climate change

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

Understanding attitudes to climate change

Understanding attitudes to climate change

Denise Balkissoon writes an article in Canada’s Globe and Mail about that group between climate change deniers and climate change believers. What do you think?   ‘Climate-change agnosticism’ is a cop-out Is it possible to be a “climate-change agnostic?” And what would that even mean? It’s easy to identify a climate-change atheist, like the President … 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 March and April update on global developments in climate finance   Climate Finance Update: Major Emerging Market Green Bond Fund Launched During the months of March and April, the boards of two major climate funds met, approving a total of US$815 … Continue reading

Dangerous potential consequences from climate change

Dangerous potential consequences from climate change

There have been many assessments of the negative aspects of climate change. Deutsche Welle, Germany’s international broadcaster, provides an interview conducted by Irene Banos Ruiz with one of the authors of a study that assessed the links between climate change and organised crime.   ‘Climate change allows terrorists to thrive’ The German foreign office has … Continue reading

Addressing global water shortages

Addressing global water shortages

We are always looking at innovative ways to address climate change concerns. Chelsea Harvey writes in the Washington Post about a new water-capturing device that works even in some of the world’s driest places.   This device pulls drinking water straight out of the air — and it runs entirely on the sun’s energy A … Continue reading