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Time running out for pledges ahead of COP21 – Canete

Europe’s Climate Action and Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete has warned that time is running out for countries to assert their positions ahead of the COP21 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris in late November/ early December.

Cautious optimism for COP21 but Hutton warns on energy sovereignty

A high profile panel discussion at Thursday’s Economist Energy Summit heard plenty of positive statements about the prospects for success of the forthcoming COP21 conference in Paris, but former UK energy minster Lord John Hutton did have a proviso.

COP21 latest draft shows signs of greater ambition

The latest draft of a COP21 document aiming to strategise a global approach to combatting climate change is championing a more ambitious goal.

‘No CO2 tax is a missed COP21 opportunity’

A CO2 tax for companies should be the foundation of a transition to renewable energy according to the president of a Dutch engineering company.

$1trn solar pledge announced at COP21

India and France have co-announced a global alliance which aims to add 121 signatories to a pledge to generate around $1trn in investment in solar power.

COP21 Paris deal to be signed by 168 countries

Representatives from 168 countries are at the United Nations Headquarters in New York today to sign the COP21 Paris Agreement.

Mayors share energy efficiency best practices at COP21

The system works by taking water from the river and piping it round people's homes like ordinary piped water air conditioning. In summer a heat pump is used to make the water even cooler by employing technology similar to a fridge.

Don’t lose COP21 momentum says EIB climate chief

The vice-president of the European Investment Bank has told a New York clean energy conference that environmental finance is now a global boardroom issue and “we must all start to write our bottom line with green ink”.

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