IEA sets out pillars for success at COP21

A peak in global energy-related emissions could be achieved as early as 2020 and at no net economic cost, the International Energy Agency said on Monday in its new World Energy Outlook Special Report on Energy and Climate Change. The

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Why the G7 is talking about decarbonisation

In just a few years, the aim of a carbon-free energy system has gone from the realms of green fantasy to become official policy in the world’s richest countries. Meeting on June 7th and 8th in Bavaria, the Group of

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3 Steps to Decarbonizing Development for a Zero-Carbon Future

Getting to zero net emissions and stabilizing climate change starts with planning for the long-term future and not stopping at short-term goals. It means getting prices right as part of a broad policy package that can trigger changes in both

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U.N. climate deal in Paris may be graveyard for 2C goal

The U.N.’s Paris climate conference, designed to reach a plan for curbing global warming, may instead become the graveyard for its defining goal: to stop temperatures rising more than 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels. Achieving the 2C (3.6 Fahrenheit)

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Revolution

Revolution is a feature documentary about opening your eyes, changing the world and fighting for something. A true life adventure following director Rob Stewart in the follow up to his hit Sharkwater, Revolution is an epic adventure into the evolution

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EU wants Paris climate deal to cut carbon emissions 60% by 2050

The world’s states should commit to a legally binding emissions cut of 60% by 2050, with five-yearly reviews, in a Paris Protocol to replace the moribund Kyoto agreement at a climate summit later this year, according to a leaked EU

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IEA Report: Energy, climate change, environment

Policies that respond to climate change and other environmental issues will increasingly impact the development of the global energy sector. The transition to low-carbon economies will need to be carefully managed, as the provision of secure, affordable energy is critical

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UN members agree deal at Lima climate talks

Delegates have approved a framework for setting national pledges to be submitted to a summit next year. Differences over the draft text caused the two-week talks in Lima, Peru, to overrun by two days.Environmental groups said the deal was an

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Climate change’s first victims are always those least to blame

In September 2014, a report published by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) found that 20.6 million people were displaced by extreme weather events in 2013. That’s almost three times as many as those fleeing current conflicts. The number one

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Carbon emissions: past, present and future

Discover the timeline of world’s top 20 emitters of carbon dioxide since the dawn of industrialisation dominated by UK and US. This interactive is jointly produced with the World Resources Institute Source: The Guardian Date: December 2014 Watch the infographic  

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