low carbon economy
The commitment of many businesses to lead the transition to a low carbon economy is already yielding results.
This is the first time in more than a decade that expert respondents ranked climate change as a grave issue - a point that has not escaped the radar of the investor community, who now needs to understand how the effects of climate change will affect financial markets.
2015 saw a rise in the use of the term "Mindfulness" to describe "Right Action." Here's one: this report shows how businesses around the world will spend $10 Trillion on low carbon technology with the right policy framework.
Wanting to accelerate low-carbon development and getting it done are two different things -- and the biggest challenge for the climate movement is to dramatically speed up successful implementation of the Paris commitments made by almost 200 nations.
All in all the cornerstones for accountability and compliance are present. The Agreement is committed to robust and common
It's a simple elephant-in-the-room question that Donald Trump and the rest of the field of Republican presidential candidates have yet to address: How will you transition America to a low-carbon economy?
Cities are -- without hyperbole -- where the future happens first. Cities have been committing to reducing carbon emissions through various pathways for well beyond the 10 years C40 has existed.
With eyes turned in anticipation toward the negotiation halls and what national leaders will deliver, the unsung heroes of the low carbon revolution continue to move forward faster, bolder and more ambitious than before.
You recycle your plastic iced tea bottles. Of course you carry a reusable bottle for water. You compost the scraps from your
Let's say these are the instructions to Framtiden—the future.
Oil and coal companies are either going to have to invest in renewables, or perish.
The fact is, people want live in cities with clean air -- and where people want to live, businesses want to invest. One way to do that is by investing in low carbon transportation infrastructure -- from bus rapid transit to bike share systems -- that help reduce congestion and improve mobility.
But the world still has a long way to go.
I Want a Carbon Fee -- or 'Clean Reward' -- Because I'm Selfish, I Breathe, and I Want My State to Prosper
Since 2008 British Columbia's economy has grown while carbon pollution dropped using a popular and business-friendly law championed by a centrist-conservative politician.
Businesses and governments recognize that the low-carbon economy is inevitable and irresistible. Through the We Mean Business coalition, 154 companies with revenues totaling $3.5 trillion, and 111 investors with $8.1 trillion in assets under management, have committed to climate action.
Flux and change will define the coming decades. We better get used to it and learn to innovate and adapt - something we expect the companies we invest in to do as well.