Tag Archives: Klimatförhandlingar

REDD – when will a deal come?

Tweet The UN‐REDD Programme is seeking to identify four Civil Society Organization (CSO) representatives to its Policy Board: one CSO from each of the Programme’s three regions (Africa, Asia‐Pacific, and Latin America and the Caribbean) and one CSO from a developed country. The Bank Information Center is … Continue reading

Cities show the way out of the crises

Tweet Once a year, European Mayors gather to confirm their commitment at the Covenant of Mayors annual ceremony. Yesterday ceremony was the third year – and now the signatories exceeded 3000 with a commitment to go beyond the EU 2020 energy … Continue reading

Mayors: you got the power, use it

Tweet In 2007, 50% of the world population was already urban. By 2050, 75% of the total population will be living in cities. Mayors have taken the lead in creating networks, such as C40, ICLEI, Covenant of Mayors and the … Continue reading

Economy, Public are key to climate deal

Tweet In the article from the Energy Summit in June, Alister Doyle, Environment Correspondent, Bonn, Germany have summerize the position of the international negotiations on Climate Change. Wider public unease about climate change and stronger economic growth are likely to … Continue reading

REDD Insurance solutions to minimise risk for investors

Tweet A California-based developer said Thursday it has signed a political risk insurance contract with a US government agency for a deforestation project, a move it hopes will bolster investor confidence in the nascent Redd market.Terra Global Capital signed the deal with the Overseas … Continue reading

Political Governance and Sustainable Development on the agenda in Sweden

Tweet   How can we agree to agree? That is the underlying question the Tällberg Forum 2011 asks this summer, in Sigtuna Sweden. In a rapidly changing world, we need new governance mechanisms that fit with the emerging realities. The … Continue reading

Will the renewables scenarios be attractive enough for the investors?

Tweet Close to 80 percent of the world‘s energy supply could be met by renewables by mid-century if backed by the right enabling public policies a new report shows. The findings, from over 120 researchers working with the Intergovernmental Panel on … Continue reading

Funds for a transition to a green and a sustainable economy

Tweet Since then the green growth agenda has gained support from a large amount of the world’s leading businesses, while the climate skeptic part of the business world is still on the defensive. Nonetheless, there is frustration in the green … Continue reading

From Stockholm on the Road to Rio de Janeiro 2012

Tweet An interview with Dr Ashok Khosla, President of IUCN, one of the speakers at the 3rd Nobel Laureate Symposium on Global Sustainability development in Stockholm between on 16-19 May 2011. The interview highlights the issues of ongoing international negotiations, … Continue reading

China drafting special law on climate change

Tweet China’s chief negotiator to UN climate change talks said here on Tuesday that the country is drafting a special law dedicated to climate change and will explore a low carbon development path suitable to China. “We are in the … Continue reading