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Buildings that use renewables would be classed as highly energy efficient under European Parliament proposal, even if they waste energy. At first glance, the European Parliament’s work on the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive is a text-book example of progressive and united thinking from across the political spectrum. Led by MEP Bendt Bendtsen, different EU… » read more

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Formula One drivers, extreme skiers and tightrope artists may live to take risks, but investment institutions and banks do not generally share their passion. Yet investors today are staring down the barrel of one of the biggest risk of all to their assets – climate change. And the biggest loss will be felt by those… » read more

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    © naturepl.com / Steven Kazlowski / WWF   By Dr Stephen Cornelius To survive, plants, animals andbirds confronted with climate change have two options: move or adapt. With the speed of climate change we are experiencing already, it’s often not possible for a species to adapt quickly enough to keep up with its… » read more

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By Stefan Henningson, Senior Adviser Climate Innovation, Tabaré A. Currás, Advisor on Energy Economics, and Kookie Habtegaber, Green Economies Lead, WWF International. In less than 200 days, the nations of the world will meet in Paris to agree to jointly embark on a great endeavor: transforming our economies towards a future without dangerous climate change.… » read more

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  WWF-Denmark assessed the 16 largest pension funds in Denmark in a recent study: Responsible for our Future? Danish pension funds and the climate change challenge. This report shows that, although there is an increasing trend towards greener investments, Denmark’s largest 16 pension funds continue to invest significantly in fossil fuels. As UN Secretary General… » read more

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Do’s and don’ts from the EU Emission Trading System By Sam Van den plas, Climate Policy Officer at WWF European Policy Office Over more than a decade, WWF has been strongly engaged to ensure that the European Union puts a proper price on carbon pollution. The market-based climate policy instrument covering about half of the… » read more

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By WWF Greece On 11 March 2015 WWF Greece launched a new report demonstrating that there is no dilemma in choosing between the planned lignite plant Ptolemaida V and hybrid RES and pumped hydro energy storage systems (PHES). According to the economic and technical assessment performed in the report, the latter prove to be not… » read more

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Written by Greg Muttitt, Oil Change International in collaboration with Jenny Banks, WWF-UK Yesterday BP published its 2035 Outlook for Energy, the company’s view of what the future of energy might look like. Once upon a time, oil companies liked to portray themselves as being at the cutting edge of science and technology. Today BP… » read more

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