Sustainability: Climate crisis spurs UN call for $2.4tn fossil fuel shift

Sustainability: Climate crisis spurs UN call for $2.4tn fossil fuel shift

The world must invest $2.4-trillion in clean energy every year through 2035 and cut the use of coal-fired power to almost nothing by 2050 to avoid catastrophic damage from climate change, according to scientists convened by the United Nations. Their report published Monday adds pressure on policymakers and businesses to step up their response to global warming, which is boosting sea levels, making storms more violent and exacerbating poverty. The atmosphere is already almost 1…

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Sustainability: Mozambique among Countries at Risk as Temperature Soars

A study on Monday, July 16, has shown that more than a billion people, including Mozambicans, are at risk from a lack of air conditioning and refrigeration as global warming brings more high temperatures.

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Sustainability: Mega investors urge G7 to speed up climate action, set coal aside

OSLO – Institutional investors with $26-trillion in assets under management called on Group of Seven leaders on Monday to phase out the use of coal in power generation to help limit climate change, despite strong opposition from Washington, as reported by Reuters.

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Unveiled: New Document Suggests Shell Knew About Climate Change 30 Years Ago

An internal Shell report from 1988 has revealed the supermajor was aware of the effect of its business on climate. The report, uncovered by Dutch journalist Jelmer Mommers from the De Correspondent news platform, has been published in the Climate Files and might just make life that much more difficult for the Anglo-Dutch company.

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Sustainability: “Changing employee behaviour to improve energy efficiency and fight climate change” – UNIDO

The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) helps companies and countries implement energy management systems (EnMS) in line with ISO 50001. They allow managers to track and quantify energy consumption and design action plans to improve their performance.

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Sustainability: Gas drillers can easily cut emissions

A new report finds that natural gas drillers could slash their greenhouse gas emissions by as much as 75 percent simply by cleaning up their supply chain. Half of those cuts could come at zero cost because the captured methane could be sold.

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