WWF Climate & Energy Blog

  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

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  By Jaco du Toit The UN Climate Convention (UNFCCC) is all about building bridges: Bridges between countries with very different circumstances, responsibilities and abilities; between our current fossil fuel intensive economies and future low carbon ones; between the proposed level of action to combat climate change and the steps that science tells us are… » 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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By Nina Jensen, Secretary General of WWF-Norway As the annual Arctic Frontiers meeting starts in Tromso Norway, much of the talk and media coverage will once again be centred on Arctic resources. This is usually code for oil and gas development in the Arctic, and the potential geopolitical conflict over the exploitation of these resources.… » read more

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