The year 2015 may well go down as a landmark year, with the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and some agreements at the Conference of Parties (COP) 21. Expectations from both are huge. Knowledge exchange and transfer will be key for achieving the expectations of both.
The meeting to draw up a climate change regime for 2020 and beyond in Paris later this year will, as usual, be fraught with overwhelming complexity. Will "climate clubs" be able to offer room for making greater efforts in smaller groups?
This book by the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) introduces the concept of Green Integration and makes the case that countries in Asia should make sustainability the main objective of their integration efforts.
Development of a clear climate framework and a global emissions target is essential if $48-53 trillion for a new sustainable energy infrastructure is to be delivered, according to a new report from the World Energy Council.