Articles categorized by: Environment

Global warming.- Collective ambition on GHG cuts must increase more than fivefold to reach 1.5ºC goal, UNEP Gap Report says

UN Environment Programme (UNEP) report warns that unless global greenhouse gas emissions fall by 7.6% each year between 2020 and 2030, the world will miss the opportunity to get on track towards the 1.5°C temperature goal of the Paris Agreement. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has warned that going beyond 1.5°C will increase […]

Decline in nuclear power risks energy security and climate goals, IEA report says

“Without an important contribution from nuclear power, the global energy transition will be that much harder,” said Fatih Birol, the IEA’s Executive Director. “Alongside renewables, energy efficiency and other innovative technologies, nuclear can make a significant contribution to achieving sustainable energy goals and enhancing energy security. But unless the barriers it faces are overcome, its […]

Keeping global warming rise at 2ºC menaces planet ecosystems and UN Sustainable Development Goals achievement, says IPCC report

In case the global warming goal is kept at 2ºC temperature rise, by 2100 the global sea level would rise 10 cm higher with devastating effects in some coastal regions and 99% coral reefs would die. Impacts of these kind in some ecosystems would make it more difficult to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals. […]