What we know so far about countries’ 2020 climate commitments

December 5, 2019 by  
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The stakes are high — how can we ensure the new nationally determined contributions raise confidence that we are on track to a 1.5 degree C world?

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COP25: Diving into the first Blue COP

December 5, 2019 by  
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There’s a new tide of global awareness rising about the critical role of our oceans in climate mitigation and adaptation.

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The coal industry is shrinking — here’s what miners need for a just transition

December 5, 2019 by  
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Programs should be nurtured to have lasting effects, rather than serving as short-term band-aids.

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What to expect from the UN’s COP25 climate change conference

December 4, 2019 by  
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This article originally appeared on Ensia.In 2015, 195 countries adopted an international treaty aiming to limit global warming to less than 2 degrees Celsiuc (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) above average preindustrial temperatures in order to avert the worst of Earth’s climate emergency.

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Why a measured shift to electric vehicles would benefit the US

December 3, 2019 by  
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There is no point in putting forward an EV plan that is so aggressive that it cannot be implemented.

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Policy leaders offer gutsy talk on climate hope and progress

November 18, 2019 by  
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Outspoken policymakers, present and past, urged for more aggressive action on climate at VERGE 19 in Oakland, California.

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Needed: A systematic effort to monitor and report greenwashing related to the SDGs

November 18, 2019 by  
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There is a need for an independent institutional arrangement to call out companies that are overstating SDG commitments in corporate reporting or financing declarations.

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Is governance the unexplored secret behind Patagonia’s business success?

November 18, 2019 by  
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Contrary to what you might expect, the company doesn’t offer employee stock options, in part so it can continue to push boundaries of corporate behavior.

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Four questions answered on the US leaving the Paris Climate Agreement

November 18, 2019 by  
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One question — what does the U.S. exit mean for curbing climate change?

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How to assess candidates’ decarbonization and climate resilience plans

November 14, 2019 by  
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Look for three overarching attributes, says a Nobel-winning scientist.

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