Saturday, April 21, 2018

Renewable energy needs to be scaled up at least six times faster



In recently published report Global Energy Transformation: A Roadmap to 2050, IRENA states that renewable energy needs to be scaled up at least six times faster for the world to meet the decarbonisation and climate mitigation goals set out in the Paris Agreement.
While different paths can mitigate climate change, renewables and energy efficiency provide the optimal pathway to deliver most of the emission cuts needed at the necessary speed.

Sunday, January 21, 2018

What are the major outcomes of COP 23?



The official  UNFCCC’s press release on November 17, 2017 lists over 30 concrete climate action commitments at COP23.
Couple month later, Climate Institute in the publication COP23: A Critical Assessment of the Conference’s Outcomes provides an overview of the most important outcomes of the negotiations, highlighting the main drawbacks and achievements.