Kyoto Protocol Extended

Kyoto Protocol ExtendedPosted: 08 Dec 2012 02:53 PM PST Via one of our friends, the big news of the day is that the Kyoto Protocol is being extended (full repost, with image added):   U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon talks during the opening ceremony of the plenary session of the high-level segment …

Doha Climate Change Conference

26 November – 7 December 2012 The United Nations Climate Change Conference in Doha, Qatar, took place from 26 November to 8 December 2012. It included the eighteenth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 18) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the eighth …

IIGCC appoints new Chairman

NEWS RELEASE IIGCC appoints new Chairman London, November 24, 2011 The Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC), the leading European investors’ forum for collaboration on climate change, has appointed Donald MacDonald as Chairman. Donald is a Trustee Director of the BT Pensions Scheme and is a past Chairman of …

Renewable energy subsidies and the WTO: The wrong law and the wrong venue

Feature Commentary Renewable energy subsidies and the WTO: The wrong law and the wrong venue By Aaron Cosbey, Senior Associate, the International Institute for Sustainable Development Japan recently announced that consultations had failed to resolve its dispute with Canada over the Province of Ontario’s feed-in-tariffs for renewable energy, and that …

Financial leaders call for investor-friendly forest-carbon market

PRESS RELEASE Financial leaders call for investor-friendly forest-carbon market Call marks turning point ahead of Durban climate change talks London, 6 May 2011 – Leading financial institutions upped the ante on their future role in mitigating climate change as they called for more effective forest-carbon regulations during a United Nations …

Over 100 insurers call for greater action to adapt the developing world to climate change

UNEP FI and partners launch global insurance industry statement on adapting to climate change in developing countries UNEP FI, in collaboration with three insurance initiatives, the Geneva Association, the Munich Climate Insurance Initiative (MCII) and ClimateWise, will today launch a global insurance industry statement on adapting to climate change in …