In the Caribbean, people are already living in the future. It is world where climate change can seriously affect economic growth, government decisions and people’s jobs and lives.* * The recent rep..
Next week, the UN Climate Change Conference will kick off in Katowice, Poland. Governments are expected to adopt guidelines for implementation of the Paris Agreement on climate change and flesh out th..
The most important COP since the Paris Agreement This week, governments have gathered in Katowice, Poland, for COP24 -- the annual UN climate change conference. It's been dubbed "Paris 2.0" and "th..
Climate Change Noting some progress in greening the global construction industry, the United Nations environment agency (UNEP) co-released a report on Friday at the COP24 climate conference in Kato..
Solar power has never been cheaper, and it's often held up as a success story for clean energy advocates. In the past four decades, the cost of some solar panels, like photovoltaic cells (PTV), has pl..
The dramatic drop in the cost of solar photovoltaic (PV) modules, which has fallen by 99% over the last four decades, is often touted as a major success story for renewable energy technology. But one ..
The declaration issued at the conclusion of the Paris Peace Forum welcomes cooperation in such areas as maintaining international peace and security, protecting the environment and biodiversity, achie..
The International Energy Agency (IEA) has issued its flagship publication titled, ‘World Energy Outlook 2018’ (WEO 2018), which analyzes global energy trends to 2040 for all fuels, regions and technol..
The second edition of the One Planet Summit reviewed progress on commitments taken last year and announced a variety of new initiatives to accelerate implementation of the Paris Agreement on climate c..
One of the top priorities of the Government of South Sudan is to develop and implement sustainable management plans in the sub-sectors of the environment sector, so that the exploitation of natural re..
By the end of 2017 over 68 million men, women and children had been forcibly displaced from their homes through conflict, violence and persecution. The protracted armed conflicts in the Middle East an..
Waste not, want not. This old saying rings so true today, as global leaders and local communities alike increasingly call for a fix for the so-called throwaway culture. But beyond individuals and ho..