COP26 climate summit commitment most powerful countries

COP26 climate summit begins without firm commitment from most powerful countries

01 November 2021 - G20 increased the uncertainty about the outcome at COP26 with its weak joint statement on climate action goals and funding

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding captures CO2 ship exhaust gas

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding captures CO2 from ship exhaust gas

29 October 2021 - Mitsubishi Shipbuilding launched a carbon capture project on a cargo ship with the ambition to develop such systems on a commercial scale

greenhouse gas levels in atmosphere keep breaking records

Congrats to humanity – greenhouse gas levels in atmosphere keep breaking records

27 October 2021 - The rise in the presence of CO2, CH4 and N2O in the air is showing no signs of a letdown, accelerating global warming, WHO says

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Leaked papers reveal major pushback against fossil fuel phaseout

22 October 2021 - Saudi Arabia, Australia, and OPEC are lobbying against fossil fuel phaseout, while Brazil and Argentina oppose the promotion of meat-free diet.

Fossil fuel production grow until 2040

Reality of energy transition: fossil fuel production to grow at least until 2040

20 October 2021 - Despite the Paris Agreement goals and net zero commitments, fossil fuel producers are on track to significantly boost output through 2040

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World’s major cement and concrete makers pledge full decarbonization by 2050

14 October 2021 - The roadmap actions until 2030 will reduce the manufacturers' CO2 emissions by a quarter, according to the Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA).

Scientists urge state of emergency Croatia climate change

Scientists urge state of emergency in Croatia due to climate change

18 August 2021 - Scientists for Climate – Croatia want a state of emergency in the country because of desertification risk, sea level rise, droughts, floods and fires

UN IPCC Global warming 1.5 degrees 2040

UN’s IPCC: Global warming may reach 1.5 degrees already by 2040

09 August 2021 - Only a drastic CO2 emission cut can prevent the worst global warming scenario, but the 1.5-degree level will still be hit by 2040, IPCC said

Kopac Coal plants Energy Community profits CO2 priced

Kopač: Coal plants in Energy Community reaping profits as CO2 isn’t priced

09 July 2021 - Producers of electricity from coal and traders in the Energy Community enjoy record profits as they don't have to pay for CO2 emissions, Janez Kopač said

CAN Europe Western Balkans 2030 goals decarbonize 2050

CAN Europe calls Western Balkans to set 2030 goals, decarbonize by 2050

06 July 2021 - Western Balkans need to set ambitious climate targets for the period through 2030 and reach carbon neutrality by mid-century, CAN Europe said

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IRENA: faster energy transitions could boost expected global growth

02 July 2021 - Speeding up energy transitions to achieve the 1.5°C global warming target could boost the world's GDP by 2.4% per year within the next decade compared with current plans, IRENA says.

Investments USD 131 trillion 2050 global warming

Investments of USD 131 trillion needed by 2050 to limit global warming

17 March 2021 - IRENA says planned investments in green energy and new solutions must jump 30% to USD 131 trillion to hold the rise in temperature under 1.5 degrees

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