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Sky-high carbon tax needed to avoid climate catastrophe, say experts

May 30th, 2017|

Sky-high carbon tax needed to avoid climate catastrophe, say experts

Leading economists, including Joseph Stiglitz and Nicholas Stern say taxes of $100 per metric tonne could be needed by 2030

Leading economists, including Joseph Stiglitz and Nicholas Stern say taxes of $100 per metric tonne could be needed by 2030

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How to Unlock Private Investment for Climate Action

May 29th, 2017|

How to Unlock Private Investment for Climate Action

In 2016, the historic Paris Climate Change Agreement accelerated already growing markets for climate-smart investment. And 2015 was another record-breaking year for renewable energy, with nearly $350 billion invested, more than double the amount going to fossil-powered generation.

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Renewable Energy Employs 9.8 million People Worldwide, New IRENA Report Finds

May 26th, 2017|

Renewable Energy Employs 9.8 million People Worldwide, New IRENA Report Finds

More than 9.8 million people were employed in the renewable energy sector in 2016, according to a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review 2017, released at IRENA’s 13th Council meeting, provides the latest employment figures of the renewable energy sector and insight into the factors affecting the renewable labour market.

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Un contrat de performance énergétique de la ville de Paris est lauréat de la catégorie efficacité énergétique

May 17th, 2017|

Un contrat de performance énergétique de la ville de Paris est lauréat de la catégorie efficacit

Le contrat de performance énergétique de la Ville de Paris, prévu pour vingt ans et portant sur 100 écoles, est lauréat des Trophées de la... - L'Usine de l'Energie

Le contrat de performance énergétique de la Ville de Paris, prévu pour vingt ans et portant sur 100 écoles, est lauréat des Trophées de la... - L'Usine de l'Energie

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Three Reasons to Believe in China’s Renewable Energy Boom

May 17th, 2017|

Three Reasons to Believe in China's Renewable Energy Boom

It has atrocious air pollution. It fears climate change. And it wants to be a "manufacturing monster" in renewables too.

It has atrocious air pollution. It fears climate change. And it wants to be a "manufacturing monster" in renewables too.

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While the US is ramping up coal, China is suspending most of its new coal power plants

May 16th, 2017|

While the US is ramping up coal, China is suspending most of its new coal power plants

As US president Donald Trump had hoped, coal production in the US is on the rise. By April, the country had mined 17% more coal than a year ago. Despite this rise, the number of coal jobs continues to fall thanks to automation. Coal is the dirtiest fossil fuel. With the shale gas boom

As US president Donald Trump had hoped, coal production in the US is on the rise. By April, the country had mined 17% more coal than a year ago. Despite this rise, the number of coal jobs continues to fall thanks to automation. Coal is the dirtiest fossil fuel. With the shale gas boom

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Defying Trump, these state leaders are trying to impose their own carbon taxes

May 16th, 2017|

Defying Trump, these state leaders are trying to impose their own carbon taxes

While Trump delays a Paris decision, five states are trying to put a tax on carbon.

While Trump delays a Paris decision, five states are trying to put a tax on carbon.

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Ces mains soutiennent Venise pour sensibiliser au réchauffement climatique

May 16th, 2017|

Ces mains soutiennent Venise pour sensibiliser au réchauffement climatique

Lutter contre le réchauffement climatique est devenu une priorité pour l’humanité. Les prévisions de l’ONU sont assez alarmantes et prédisent plus de 250 millions de réfugiés climatiques en 2050 : la prise de conscience doit se faire par tous les moyens… même les plus créatifs. Pour certains, c’est une évidence. Pour d’autres, le réchauffement climatique est …

Lutter contre le réchauffement climatique est devenu une priorité pour l’humanité. Les prévisions de l’ONU sont assez alarmantes et prédisent plus de 250 millions de réfugiés climatiques en 2050 : la prise de conscience doit se faire par tous les moyens… même les plus créatifs. Pour certains, c’est une évidence. Pour d’autres, le réchauffement climatique est …

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Le Global Compact et la GRI s’associent pour dessiner le futur du reporting

May 16th, 2017|

Le Global Compact et la GRI s'associent pour dessiner le futur du reporting

Futur du reporting : le Global Compact des Nations Unies et la GRI lancent une plateforme novatrice, « Reporting on the SDGs » (Reporting en matière d’ODD).

Futur du reporting : le Global Compact des Nations Unies et la GRI lancent une plateforme novatrice, « Reporting on the SDGs » (Reporting en matière d’ODD).

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La planète est plus « verte » qu’on ne le pensait

May 15th, 2017|

La planète est plus « verte » qu’on ne le pensait

Une étude internationale révèle que les régions arides recèlent d’importantes zones boisées. Le couvert forestier mondial serait environ 10 % plus étendu qu’estimé.

Une étude internationale révèle que les régions arides recèlent d’importantes zones boisées. Le couvert forestier mondial serait environ 10 % plus étendu qu’estimé.

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