This report by the U.S Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) shows that the United States can help curb climate change and cut its greenhouse gas emissions by at least 80% by 2050 with an ambitious, but realistic, increase in clean energy. This reduction can be achieved relying on four key emission reduction strategies:
Post date: 5 Oct 2017
Europe must lead the world on cutting greenhouse gas emissions from existing buildings if we are to meet the ambition of the Paris Agreement, a coalition of over 300 businesses and organisations from across the continent urged today.
Post date: 26 Apr 2017
The Energy Transitions Commission’s flagship report, launched on 25 April 2017, outlines the opportunity to halve global carbon emissions by 2040 - but governments, investors and businesses must act now to accelerate energy transitions. It sets out achievable pathways to limit global warming to well below 2˚C while stimulating economic development and social progress.
Post date: 25 Apr 2017
Low Carbon Solutions for Urban Development Challenges
The Solutions Gateway is an online resource platform for Local Governments where they will be able to find possible Low Emissions Development (LED) Solutions for their cities.
Post date: 21 Apr 2017
On 2 February 2017, the World Green Building Council announced that three major global businesses have backed its ambitious long-term target to ensure that all buildings operate at net zero carbon emissions level by 2050, as official sponsors of the Advancing Net Zero project.
Post date: 13 Feb 2017
The main aim of RAMSES research project (Reconciling Adaptation, Mitigation and Sustainable Development for citiES) is to deliver evidence of the impacts of climate change and the costs and benefits of a wide range of adaptation measures, focusing on cities. RAMSES engages stakeholders to ensure this information is policy relevant and ultimately enables the design and implementation of adaptation strategies in the EU and beyond.
Post date: 17 Jan 2017
11 January 2017
10:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time | 4:00 p.m. Central European Time
The Clean Energy Solutions Center, in partnership with the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, is hosting a no-cost webinar on linking building energy efficiency with nationally determined contributions (NDCs).
Post date: 10 Jan 2017
ICEEE2017 will focus on energy, environment and economics of energy systems and their applications.
Themes and specific topics include, but are not limited to:
Post date: 10 Jan 2017
Around the world, buildings are becoming greener as technology and tenant behaviour combine to lower the impact of urbanisation on the planet. Ping Manongdo (Eco-Business) presents the top 5 green building stories in 2016.
The author states that this year, we saw buildings both new and old rise to the challenge of becoming more resource efficient. But greening buildings isn’t enough—tenants hold the key to lowering a building’s carbon emissions.
The top 5 green building stories in 2016
Post date: 9 Jan 2017
On 22 November 2016, the European Commission set out a strategic approach for achieving sustainable development in Europe and around the world.
Post date: 24 Nov 2016