From 2018 there will be bans on diesel cars in Munich.
The court order in Munich follows legal action taken by Transport and Environment’s German member DUH to force action on Bavaria’s breaching of EU air pollution limits in some locations.
He said that there is an urgent need for “high risk” investments in breakthrough technologies for renewables.
In July 2016, Gates considered 2 billion. Read More
Do you understand global warming? This quiz from the Guardian is a real challenge. What do you know about climate change?
According to a new analysis, which country has the most ambitious pledge at COP21? In this Quiz, you will find the answers. Please share in your network. Read More
With Trump as the new president, the world is worrying about the climate damage, he will cause.
Still we hear an increasingly interviews with relativizations.
The Paris COP21 agreements have been signed by 160 countries.
This many signatures in one day have been a record for an international UN document.
The treaty aims to keep global warming below 2 degrees Celsius, which gives it a symbolic boost.
This is needed because the last few months, climate changing has again assert worldwide. Read More
The Clean Power Plan from Obama to green the energy production in the United States, does not need to be performed. That is the ruling of the US Supreme Court.
The Paris Climate Agreement will change the world into a green era. Already, smart investors ignore the fossil industry.
They started to move because of the brutal pressure from activists 350.org and their divestment movement.
A portrait of the most successful climate campaign ever. Read More
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.”
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.
Read about the actions they are taking. Read More
While the political will is increased to limit the global warming at 1.5 degrees, scientists point on the technical challenge.
CO2 storage is needed and the world must be fossil free by 2030, say scientists.
Enough reason for us to examine what climate change actions actually do cost in hard money.
And guess what: it is even cheaper than fossils! Read More
Fear is a bad counselor, when it’s about terrorists and refugees. But it’s a welcome guest at the big climate summit that begins today in Paris. Global warming needs to be stopped, we are running running out of time.
Two Dutch CEO’s are firmly stimulating international companies to major climate action: Paul Polman (CEO Unilever) and Peter Bakker (president of the WBCSD) are leading the ‘Low Carbon Technology Partnerships Initiative (LCTPi).
Already 86 large enterprises have signed the LCTPi. Read More
Polly Higgens leads the global campaign for making Ecocide the 5th Crime Against Peace at the United Nations’ International Criminal Court. Why? It will put eco-criminal CEOs, politicians an investors into jail. That’s big!
In the fight against CO2 emissions, it is now time to close coal power plants In Europe. Investments in renewables and storage are crucial.
Coal plants are big polluters.
The commissioning of new coal plants in Europe, is the main cause of the fact that the CO2 emissions has increased rather than decreased.
Just ahead of the major negotiations on an intended climate accord, the G7 reached an agreement on rising temperatures with maximum 2 degrees Celsius, compared with 1990!
A great advantage for Industries, cities, citizens and politics to start emission reductions pledges.
The aim is to continue to strengthen momentum ahead of the climate conference scheduled for Paris in December this year.
194 countries reached an agreement on climate change in Geneva last February 2015. This blog is about highlights and hundreds of initiatives from all over the world.
And – a global award will be given in November 2015 to the most scalable and replicable project that helps tackling climate change. Maybe yours? Read More
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