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Investors controlling $13tn call on G20 leaders to ratify Paris climate agreement

Investors say countries that move first will attract investments and call for regulators to force disclosure of climate-related risks

A group of 130 institutions that control US$13tn of investments have called on G20 nations to ratify… 99 more words

Climate Change

Opportunity: Low Carbon Ideas Lab

The Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation has opened applications for the Low Carbon Ideas Lab.  Deadline for applications is 15th September.

Whilst not strictly speaking a research funding opportunity, this may be of interest to researchers and research students alike.

Opportunities

G7 Leaders Wave Goodbye to the Mass of Humanity

Article by Carl Brehmer

Au revoir, sayonara, arrivederci, auf wiedersehen, goodbye!

In 2015 the G7 leaders met in Schloss Elmau and signed a declaration that if successful will reduce the Earth’s human population to ~1 billion by the end of the 21st century, because in that document they write, … 2,460 more words

Politics

News: Taiwan Makes Significant Progress on Carbon Reduction

According to the Industrial Development Bureau (IDB) under the Ministry of Economic Affairs, the total carbon emissions from Taiwan’s manufacturing sector fell by more than 11 million metric tons between 2006 and 2015, Taiwan Today has reported. 84 more words

New Product & Tech

Clean road transport game plan

Enjoyed reading Prime Mover magazine’s recent sustainability report series. Signing the COP21 Paris accord certainly does accelerate the need for a commercial road transport industry game plan to lead Australian business and government policy responses or we’ll be left wondering what happened post-2020. 509 more words

Low Carbon

Carbon Captured and Stored in Wood 400,000 Years

Carbon dioxide (CO2) is produced by volcanoes, vehicle exhaust, factories, power plants, and decaying plants and animals. It is one of several greenhouse gasses that trap heat from the sun. 486 more words

Carbon Capture

Matchmaking Mission on ENERGY EFFICIENCY IN BUILDINGS 08 – 12 August 2016 - São Paulo - Brazil

JBraz Architecture and Engineering will be participating in Matchmaking Mission on ENERGY EFFICIENCY IN BUILDINGS  from Low Carbon Brazil , in São Paulo in 08 – 12 August 2016. 115 more words

Building Efficient