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Commentary: Schism within the Green Climate Fund over how it will support developing countries in implementing their commitments under the Paris Agreement
Author: Liane Schalatek, Heinrich Boll Stiftung
“…The 21st Board meeting was widely considered as a “make-or-break” meeting for the GCF at a time when the initial resource mobilization (IRM) period of the GCF is drawing to a close and its financial future is at stake. It came just three months after...
- Related in-depth areas: Climate justice
Correlation between companies committing to 100% renewable electricity and achieving above-average financial performance
Author: Capgemini Invent and The Climate Group
"This study shows that there is a direct correlation between committing to 100% renewable electricity and achieving above-average financial performance. RE100 members consistently perform better than their peers on two key financial performance...
Spain: Unions win landmark deal for Just Transition from coal mining; incl. rights for workers & sustainable development for communities
"Spanish coal unions win landmark Just Transition deal", 1 Nov 2018...
Author: International Renewable Energy Agency
Deadline: 29 Oct, 2018...
Latin America: Indigenous peoples raise concerns over criminalization for their opposition to megadams in their territories
Author: Latin America News Dispatch
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Author: Empresas Públicas de Medellín, EPM
The response of EPM is available only in Spanish
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On the last week of September, Julian Areiza a nephew of Rubén Areiza and the son of Juan de Dios Ramírez were shot dead in events that are being investigated by the judiciary. Both are members of Rios Vivos Movement that has denounced the negative...
Author: Grantham Research Institute for Climate Change and the Environment
A ‘just transition’ for workers and communities as the world’s economy responds to climate change was included as part of the 2015 Paris Agreement. This guide sets out how investors can pursue the goal of a just transition as part of their core...
- Related in-depth areas: Mitigation
Supply-chain risks associated with the minerals likely to surge in demand as renewable and electric vehicle industries accelerate
"The mining sector will play a key role in the transition toward a low-carbon future. The technologies required to facilitate this shift, including wind turbines, solar panels and improved energy storage, all require significant mineral and metal...