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Seven recommendations to advance a just transition to climate adaptation
Climate

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.

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Source: UN Global Compact
VITO4STARTERS winner MyGrid brings energy transition into the home
Energy

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.

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Source: VITO
Global energy crisis is a turning point for clean energy sources
Energy

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.

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Source: World Economic Forum
Innovative models to finance adaptation in developing countries
Climate

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.

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Source: World Economic Forum
5 key areas for action during the COP27
Climate

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.

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Source: World Economic Forum
Accelerating the use of decarbonization technologies
ClimateEnergy

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?

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Source: SDG Action