World leaders have gathered at the COP21 in Paris (30 November – 11 December 2015) submitting pledges to curb GHG emissions – but are the pledges enough?
Ahead of the COP21 in Paris, between 30 November and 11 December 2015, here is a reminder of which countries contribute the most to GHG emissions.
The increasing human population and subsequent consumption is rapidly leading to deforestation, global warming and a serious reduction of biodiversity.
In a recent speech, Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England, identified three classes of risk if the world fails to act against climate change.
Environmental sector companies should benefit from Oslo’s new council commitment to ban cars from the city centre and the plan to achieve carbon neutrality.
Unstoppable worldwide urban expansion means increasingly costly traffic congestion, though this could be mitigated by the growing electric car revolution.
Reducing carbon footprint of portfolios has become increasingly important as institutional investors look to comply with environmental and social criteria.
Erik Orsenna writes about the challenges and opportunities for climate change at the COP 21 summit in Paris later this year.
Jacky Prudhomme gives an introduction to social investment, including its objectives and key performance indicators to measure the social impact.
The melting of the Himalayan glaciers largely affects the flow of rivers that feed from it, causing flooding and disruption to electricity production.
Rising temperatures from carbon emissions are the cause of the current drought in California – possibly one of the first of many natural disasters globally.
According to EU figures, 50% of food goes uneaten. Globally, one third of all food produced is wasted, amounting to huge environmental and economic costs.
Due to 3 years of drought in California, water conservation measures have been introduced to reduce water usage, causing problems to the agriculture sector.
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