30 Apr

UN Climate Change Launches First-Ever Annual Report

UN Climate Change News, 30 April 2018 – UN Climate Change today launched its first-ever Annual Report, laying out the key 2017 achievements and pointing to the future of the climate change process. ‘’Climate Change is the single biggest threat to life, security and prosperity on Earth,‘’ said UN Climate Change Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa. “This annual […]

16 Apr

World Nations Agree to At Least Halve Shipping Emissions by 2050

UN Climate Change News, 14 April 2018 — Countries at the International Maritime Organization have taken a crucial step to limit the climate impact of global maritime transport. At a historic session in London of the IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), 173 Member States have adopted an initial strategy to reduce the carbon emissions of […]

10 Apr

Global Green Finance Index launched today, Western Europe outperforms other regions

Brussels, 14 March 2018 – The new Global Green Finance Index (GGFI) was launched today by Finance Watch and Z/Yen at an event in Brussels. The GGFI ranks the world’s financial centres according to perceptions of the quality and depth of their green finance offerings. In this inaugural edition (GGFI 1), financial centres in Western Europe outperformed […]