Energy and Environment Energy and Environment

  • March 30, 2019

    Everyday mobility:...

    Mobility involves much more than the simple movement from one point to another: it is the tool through which we build our everyday world.

  • March 30, 2019

    Financing regional...

    Local adaptation to climate change includes interconnected actions that become more concrete and costly when they get closer to the local level. To some extent, it is possible to shift to new adaptation targets commitments and expenditures that have been already planned; however adaptation measures often need additional finance.

  • February 10, 2019

    What will...

    How is climate change impacting coral reefs, and is the outlook for reefs significantly better if we achieve the targets set by the Paris Agreement?

  • February 10, 2019

    What’s the...

    The summary for policymakers report says that ‘climate-related risks for natural and human systems are higher for global warming of 1.5°C than at present but lower than at 2°C.

  • February 10, 2019

    1.5°C: What’s...

    The science is clear—it’s time for our resolve and action to follow suit.

  • May 21, 2018

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  • October 12, 2017

    Financing Wind...

    Sub-Saharan Africa is undoubtedly the most important frontier for climate change mitigation and adaptation. More than 620 million people, two-thirds of the population, lack access to electricity. Electrifying sub-Saharan Africa using existing energy mix jeopardizes the goal of limiting warming below two degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels reiterated in the Paris...

  • May 5, 2017

    Achieving sustainable...

    Foreign exchange (FX) risk is a significant barrier to sustainable development in emerging and frontier countries. This risk jeopardises the sustainability of agriculture, food security, SMEs, infrastructure, energy, and environment/climate change projects; sectors critical to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).