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2018: Apakah Kita Memilih Keberlanjutan?

By | 2018-02-19T09:37:35+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Articles|

oleh: Jalal Chairperson of Advisory Board Social Investment Indonesia   Tahun 2017 menyaksikan bencana terbesar bernama Trump, namun bencana itu pula yang membuat kesadaran sebagian umat manusia untuk menyatukan upaya melawannya.   Donald Trump sebagai Bencana Bencana bagi alam itu bernama Donald Trump. Tak ada yang bisa menyanggah bahwa Trump adalah bencana terbesar bagi lingkungan, umat manusia, dan [...]

New Zealand’s Winter Shorter by a Month Over 100 Years

By | 2018-02-13T11:35:10+00:00 December 11th, 2017|News|

Studies by National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research show season has contracted equally at its beginning and end New Zealand’s winter has gotten shorter by a month over the last 100 years, meaning “true winter” weather with very low temperatures, frosts and snow starts significantly later in the year and ends earlier. Brett Mullan, [...]

Climate Change Already Bringing Disease, Air Pollution and Heatwaves

By | 2017-11-10T14:09:23+00:00 December 9th, 2017|News|

Heatwaves, pollution and disease are the main health issues linked to global warming but action to halt emissions would deliver huge benefits The health of hundreds of millions of people around the world is already being damaged by climate change, a major report has revealed. Heatwaves are affecting many more vulnerable people and global warming [...]

New Data Gives Hope for Meeting the Paris Climate Targets

By | 2017-11-09T10:17:12+00:00 December 4th, 2017|News|

Global carbon pollution appears to be close to peaking Over the past half-century, growth in the global economy and carbon pollution have been tied together. When the global economy has been strong, we’ve consumed more energy, which has translated into burning more fossil fuels and releasing more carbon pollution. But over the past four years, [...]

Natural Gas Emissions Will Blow Europe’s Carbon Budget at Current Levels

By | 2017-11-09T10:06:01+00:00 December 2nd, 2017|News|

Governments have been underestimating methane emissions from gas and must phase out the fossil fuel, along with coal and oil, by 2035 to keep within Paris climate targets, a major study shows Governments have drastically underestimated methane emissions from natural gas and will miss the Paris agreement’s goal of limiting global warming to 2C unless [...]

Syria signs Paris climate agreement and leaves US isolated

By | 2017-11-08T16:18:09+00:00 December 1st, 2017|News|

Syria’s decision means America will be the only country outside the landmark deal if it follows through with Donald Trump’s vow to leave Syria has decided to sign the Paris agreement on climate change, the world’s final functioning state to do so. The surprise decision, taken amid a brutal civil war in the country, will leave [...]

UK Climate Change Masterplan – the Grownups Have Finally Won

By | 2017-11-08T10:02:27+00:00 November 25th, 2017|News|

Government’s clean growth strategy unequivocally states that tackling climate change and a prosperous economy go hand in hand The grownups have finally won and everyone in the UK, from those in cold homes to those on polluted streets and in flooded towns, will benefit. The most important aspect of the UK government’s new clean growth strategy is [...]

Renewables Cut Europe’s Carbon Emissions by 10% in 2015, Says EEA

By | 2017-11-08T09:35:55+00:00 November 24th, 2017|News|

European Environment Agency reports solar and and wind is reducing fossil fuel dependency but clean energy capacity still not growing fast enough A surge in the use of wind and solar energy helped Europe to cut its fossil fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions by about 10% in 2015, an authoritative new report has found. Energy use from [...]

Natural Gas Emissions will Blow Europe’s Carbon Budget at Current Levels

By | 2017-11-07T16:59:37+00:00 November 23rd, 2017|News|

Governments have been underestimating methane emissions from gas and must phase out the fossil fuel, along with coal and oil, by 2035 to keep within Paris climate targets, a major study shows Governments have drastically underestimated methane emissions from natural gas and will miss the Paris agreement’s goal of limiting global warming to 2C unless [...]

Bishops urge Church of England to Divest from ExxonMobil Over Climate Change

By | 2017-11-07T16:25:08+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|News|

Group says church should show ‘moral leadership’ in light of claims that the oil giant misled the public over the risks of global warming The Church of England should “show moral leadership” and immediately sell its investments in the oil giant ExxonMobil, according to a group of bishops and other clergy. ExxonMobil is accused of misleading the [...]

The COP23 Climate Change Summit in Bonn and Why it Matters

By | 2017-11-07T16:14:22+00:00 November 21st, 2017|News|

Halting dangerous global warming means putting the landmark Paris agreement into practice – without the US – and tackling the divisive issue of compensation What is happening? The world’s nations are meeting for the 23rd annual “conference of the parties”(COP) under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) which aims to “prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference [...]

2017 Set to be One of Top Three Hottest Years on Record

By | 2017-11-07T15:59:54+00:00 November 18th, 2017|News|

Data so far this year points to 2017 continuing a long-term trend of record breaking temperatures around the world, says World Meteorological Organization 2017 is set to be one of the hottest three years on record, provisional data suggests, confirming yet again a warming trend that scientists say bears the fingerprints of human actions. The [...]

Climate Change ‘Will Create World’s Biggest Refugee Crisis’

By | 2017-11-03T10:25:30+00:00 November 17th, 2017|News|

Experts warn refugees could number tens of millions in the next decade, and call for a new legal framework to protect the most vulnerable Tens of millions of people will be forced from their homes by climate change in the next decade, creating the biggest refugee crisis the world has ever seen, according to [...]

Wind Power Key to Curbing Greenhouse Emissions, Study Finds

By | 2017-11-02T14:38:26+00:00 November 15th, 2017|News|

Edinburgh University researchers say windfarm energy prevented 36m tonnes of harmful coal and gas emissions in six years Wind power plays a key role in curbing greenhouse emissions from other energy sources such as coal and gas, a new study has shown. Energy from windfarms in the UK prevented almost 36m tonnes of harmful carbon emissions in [...]

UN Warns of ‘Unacceptable’ Greenhouse Gas Emissions Gap

By | 2017-11-02T11:13:34+00:00 November 11th, 2017|News|

Report reveals large gap between government pledges and the reductions needed to prevent dangerous global warming There is still a large gap between the pledges by governments to cut greenhouse gas emissions and the reductions scientists say are needed to avoid dangerous levels of climate change, the UN has said. Current plans from national governments, and pledges [...]