100% renewable electricity in reach by 2050

It may sound fanciful, but researchers say a world running on 100% renewable electricity is attainable by mid-century, or even earlier. If you think a...

Tourism ‘s climate footprint is formidable

Previous estimates of tourism's climate footprint have fallen far below the mark. Between 2009 and 2013 it increased four times more than earlier estimated,...

Marrakech sends a clear signal: The Paris Agreement is now being implemented

After two weeks of negotiations, the 22nd session of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP22) in...

Global Response to Climate Change Keeps Door Open to 2 Degree C Temperature Limit

(Berlin, 30 October 2015) – An unprecedented world-wide effort is underway to combat climate change, building confidence that nations can cost effectively meet their...

Climate change threatens China’s crops

In the recent UN Climate Summit, Vice Premier Zhang announced that China would double its commitment to a South-South cooperation fund specifically targeting climate...

Industry Can Deliver Much of Paris with Closer Government Partnerships

Global industry is set to deliver much of the emissions reductions needed to achieve the Paris Agreement goal but closer national and international policy...