Seven recommendations to advance a just transition to climate adaptation
The Report “Just transition for climate adaptation” highlights the important role of adaptation action for large multinational corporations that aim to achieve a just transition. Its focus is on how businesses can adapt to minimize climate change risks and impacts in a just and equitable manner.
VITO4STARTERS winner MyGrid brings energy transition into the home
Start-up MyGrid has developed a mobile, plug-and-play battery pack that can be charged in a standard wall socket in the home and used in a wide range of electrical applications. It gives people more control over their energy consumption and will play a role in the energy transition.
Global energy crisis is a turning point for clean energy sources
As supplies of natural gas and oil dwindle, the world is in its first global energy crisis says International Energy Agency Executive Director Fatih Birol. The energy crisis could be a turning point for accelerating clean energy sources and forming a sustainable and secure energy system.
Innovative models to finance adaptation in developing countries
More attention has to be given to the needs of developing countries when it comes to climate finance, climate adaptation and loss and damage. To date, the focus has been largely on avoiding climate change by cutting emissions but we must acknowledge that climate change is here to stay.
5 key areas for action during the COP27
A third of Pakistan flooded. Europe’s hottest summer in 500 years. The whole of Cuba in a blackout. COP 27 will be a key milestone for multi-stakeholder actions and partnerships across the key five issues of nature, food, water, industrial decarbonization, and climate adaptation.
Accelerating the use of decarbonization technologies
There are many existing technologies aimed at the transition to net-zero carbon energy. Unfortunately, the pace of the clean energy transition has been too slow to limit global temperature rise to 1.5°C. What are the main clean energy technological gaps that are slowing down the decarbonization efforts?