WWF Climate & Energy Blog

Archives for Sustainable Dev.

Less than a year ago, 197 countries came together for the first time to deliver a universal climate Paris Agreement. And with it, a promise to work together to limit global temperature rise to avoid the worst impacts of climate change. Today, that agreement becomes the law of the planet — entered into force almost… » read more

Posted by epopress

By Leia Achampong, Climate & Energy Assistant at WWF European Policy Office Week two of COP21 opened with a new text handed over to ministers from negotiators, with a mid-week deadline for an agreed text. The conference is on track to a fruitful outcome, but must embody the necessary strength, durability, and ambition to ensure… » read more

Posted by epopress

  By Leia Achampong, Climate & Energy Assistant at WWF European Policy Office What’s #MyClimateAsk for COP21? It’s for governments to up-scale climate finance, and to recognise and affirm the need for inter and intra -generational equality. Mitigating climate change by transitioning to zero-carbon societies that rely on renewable energies, coupled with energy-efficiency initiatives, and… » read more

Posted by epopress

By Sam Van den Plas, climate policy officer at WWF European Policy Office Today in Warsaw, the International Coal & Climate Summit organised by the World Coal Association started. While it might be no great surprise that the World Coal Association decided to organise this event to coincide with the UN climate change conference, we… » read more

Posted by epopress

By Samantha Smith, Leader of the WWF’s Global Climate and Energy Early on Wednesday morning, the WWF team currently based in Warsaw for the UN’s annual climate conference huddled around a laptop to hear Rafael Senga, our colleague at WWF Philippines, provide a first-hand account of the profound damage caused by Super Typhoon Haiyan. He… » read more

Posted by epopress

By Jason Anderson, Head of European Climate and Energy Policy at WWF European Policy Office Philippine climate negotiator Yeb Sano has inspired the Warsaw COP with his moving speech about Typhoon Haiyan and his commitment to fast until a meaningful response to climate change is in sight in the negotiations. Many people are fasting out… » read more

Posted by epopress

By Samantha Smith, Leader of the WWF’s Global Climate and Energy Initiative With raw emotion cracking his voice and tears welling in his eyes, Naderev Saño, the Philippines’ lead negotiator at the UN climate summit, took the microphone and urged the world to help his country protect itself from the devastation wrought by the latest… » read more

Posted by epopress