The implementation of better public spending practices can play a critically important role in helping countries make progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). As governments globally are starting to recognise, public sector procurement is more than simply an operational function—it can be a powerful force for change.
By many measures, the world is still in the early stages of a deep and profound transformation in energy, and industrial and agricultural processes. The aim of that transition is to achieve new policy goals for modern societies – among them, deep cuts in carbon dioxide and other warming gases.
This report explores unique opportunities and challenges for the Midwest region in the broader context of the transformative changes to the U.S. energy system that are required to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions to net-zero emissions in 2050. The scale and rate of physical changes to the U.S.
New Climate Institute, Germanwatch and the Climate Action Network (CAN) released the 2020 Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI), which tracks the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of 57 countries and the EU.
The buildings and construction sector accounted for 36% of final energy use and 39% of energy and process-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in 2018, 11% of which resulted from manufacturing building materials and products such as steel, cement and glass.
Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Steps to reduce carbon footprint of steel industry, 11/12/2019. The steel industry is a deregulated sector. The steel companies have undertaken expansion &modernisationprogrammes over the years, thereby adopting state-of-the-art technologies.
Since 2015, improvements in global energy intensity have been weakening each year. Energy Efficiency 2019 examines the reasons for this slowdown, which has major implications for consumers, businesses, governments and the environment.