General information about climate change

Real estate sector begins to devalue unsustainable buildings

Factors like the pandemic, the climate emergency and rising social inequalities are pushing real estate investors to think of ways their asset portfolios can meet the challenges related to the environmental sustainability of buildings. This pressure is forcing building managers to incorporate certain measures at each phase of their buildings’ life cycle, from due diligence to acquisitions and rentals. One ...

By |2021-12-03T12:34:22+02:00December 3, 2021|Climate Change News|Comments Off on Real estate sector begins to devalue unsustainable buildings

COP26: Why is it so important?

Under the title “Uniting the world to tackle climate change”, the next United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) will bring together representatives of 200 governments to accelerate climate action to deliver on the Paris Agreement.  On 12 December 2015, at COP21 held in Paris, world leaders adopted a historic agreement with the firm purpose of curbing climate change. They pledged ...

By |2021-11-22T19:00:57+02:00October 29, 2021|Climate Change News|Comments Off on COP26: Why is it so important?

How bad is climate change now?

The relationship between COVID-19 and climate change has complex implications that go far beyond logical reasoning. In fact, regardless of the sharp decrease in global emissions due to the confinement of the world’s population, it is a major mistake to claim that global warming has been halted. Large amounts of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases have been accumulated in ...

By |2021-11-23T14:52:03+02:00October 7, 2021|Climate Change News|Comments Off on How bad is climate change now?

Why should we care about biodiversity?

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development adopted by the UN General Assembly reflects directly on the importance of the ecosystem. A collective action plan built around 17 major global challenges that address issues related to benefiting people, the planet and global prosperity, the Sustainable Development Goals. These objectives are connected to each other, and progressing in achieving one means progressing towards ...

By |2021-12-01T11:33:14+02:00May 20, 2021|Climate Change News|0 Comments

Decarbonisation in the chemical and pharmaceutical industry

The chemical and pharmaceutical industries in Europe can do more for carbon neutrality. It is known that Europe aspires to be carbon neutral by 2050, an economy with zero greenhouse gas emissions. This goal is at the heart of the European Green Deal and is in line with the EU's commitment to global climate action under the Paris Agreement. The ...

By |2021-12-01T11:26:27+02:00May 19, 2021|Carbon Markets, Climate Change News|0 Comments

The “Green Deal”: carbon neutrality by 2050

Learn about the European Green Deal policy and its effort to fight again climate change. What is the European Green Deal and carbon emissions? The Green Deal aims to make Europe the first carbon-neutral continent by 2050. The United Nations Commission launched in December the "Green Deal", in which countries undertake to reduce emissions by 50-55% in 2030 and achieve ...

By |2021-12-01T11:23:27+02:00May 19, 2021|Carbon Markets, Climate Change News|0 Comments

Top 5 things you should know about biogas

This renewable fuel is a great ally for the energy transition and a key player for the CO2 zero emission path. Environmentally friendly Biogas is an alternative fuel that is extracted from organic matter that is biodegraded by the existence of microorganisms in the absence of oxygen. In other words, it comes from all those organic wastes that we dispose ...

By |2021-12-01T11:18:52+02:00May 19, 2021|Climate Change News|0 Comments

Cities and climate change: urban resilience

Cities are currently facing countless natural or man-made disasters, from earthquakes, fires, mass migration ... These types of situations are increasingly frequent due to factors such as rapid urbanization, climate change or political instability. Resilience is a concept that, in the case of cities, consists of having the capacity to prepare, resist and recover from a crisis in order ...

By |2021-12-01T11:21:13+02:00May 19, 2021|Climate Change News|0 Comments

The most sustainable companies in the world

In this article we tell you the top 3 most sustainable companies according to Corporate Knights. The Canadian research firm, Corporate Knights, is a financial information company focused on sustainability, it ranks large companies worldwide, The list, The Global 100, is determined by the performance of the companies by reducing carbon and waste, their kind diversity among leadership, clean ...

By |2021-11-30T16:16:52+02:00May 19, 2021|Climate Change News|0 Comments

Which countries are the world’s biggest carbon polluters?

Not all countries face the same level of responsibility regarding the climate crisis. The biggest polluters need to take action to reduce their carbon emissions, but also to offset their carbon footprint by supporting environmental projects around the world.  Each year more than 30 giga-tons of CO2 are released into the Earth's atmosphere: this is the main source of ...

By |2021-11-30T14:55:35+02:00May 17, 2021|Climate Change News|0 Comments
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