These multinationals are supporting the 1.5 degree global warming with ambitious carbon reduces
These multinationals have made a commitment to go 100% renewable. Update: 58 companies with 50 million MWh of renewable energy! And the list is growing fast.
Sijbesma, CEO Royal DSM in the Huffington Post: “Our children and their children will thank us for finally stepping up.”
MultiNationals and carbon pricing
Royal DSM is applying an internal carbon price of €50 per ton CO2 equivalent when reviewing large investments. They call on business to do the same: it will make your business more future proof.
Facilitated by the World Economic Forum, around 80 CEOs voiced their support for a meaningful carbon price in the run-up to COP21. The current low oil price creates the right moment to introduce a price on carbon.
Yesterday, US Secretary of State John Kerry announced a doubling of the US payments on climate aid from 430 to $ 860 million in 2020. With this gesture of goodwill the White House hopes for a possible signal from the developing countries.
Yesterday, the new concept agreement was finished. Just two hours later than promised.
It is 29 pages shorter than the previous one (43)
More than three quarters of the discussion have been resolved.
Arctic ice is dwindling, and tens of thousands of walruses have taken notice, “hauling out” on an Alaskan beach in numbers never seen before
Last week in New York many countries, continents, industries and organisaties responded with ambitious goals and initiatives but no firm pledges during the UN Climate Summit 2014. Remember the promise of China who wants to reduce its CO2 emissions. On the fringes, major corporations trading in agricultural commodities grown on former rainforest land joined governments in signing a declaration promising to halve net deforestation by 2020 and end it by 2030! Read More
Extol winds is amongst the first to achieve the stringent GL-2010 guidelines for it 1 MW ‘Ex-55’ model.
With the Climate Summit in our agenda, it’s great to sea that so many companies worldwide are involved in new energy technology. This is such a great company: Extol Wind. Extol is a leading manufacturer of megawatt wind turbine. With proprietary technology and integrated manufacturing, Extol is fast emerging as global company.
An atlas of pollution: the world in carbon dioxide emissions
As heads of state from David Cameron to Barack Obama meet in New York for a UN climate summit hosted by Ban Ki-moon, expectations are high for bold commitments on cutting greenhouse gas emissions. Read More
Climate summit New York 2014 – 150 countries agreed to halve deforestation by 2020 and stop it completely in 2030
“The time for talking about climate change is over. Now it’s time for action.” That said UN chief Ban Ki-moon Tuesday in the UN building in New York at the start of a summit on the impact of climate change. And it worked.
World leaders on Tuesday urged ambitious action to combat climate change, but pledges remained well short of goals, with a year to go for an accord.