The prospect of cheap natural gas pushing wind power and other renewables off the green energy agenda while increasing the risk of global temperatures climbing to “catastrophic” levels was raised in two European cities on Thursday, 13 September 2012.
Lubomir Mitev interviews EU Commissioner for Climate Action for Revolve at Rio+20. That was the essence, the synthesis of what the world’s nations could agree to in June 2012. Is it as ambitious as we could dream of? No, it is not. Is it better than when we came? Yes, it is. So, that’s it. [...]
“The Future We Want” was the slogan for the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development that took place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Jun 20-22, 2012). On the first day of the high-level segment of the conference, three authoritative figures shared their views on sustainable development, the green economy and various other issues. The main [...]
In the UN “Year of Sustainability for All”, Brazil will host the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development from June 20-22 in Rio de Janeiro. The Rio+20 campaign for “The Future We Want” marks the 20th anniversary of the 1992 Earth Summit also held in Rio. This conference will address climate change and the challenges [...]
Climate change and sustainable development require a new kind of multilateral and preventative politics that allows technological innovation and business enterprises to flourish. Writer: Lubomir Mitev The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) held its seventeenth annual Conference of the Parties (CoP) in Durban, South Africa, in November/December 2011. At the end of [...]
The XI Forum on Ecoinnovation in Emerging Countries focused on market diffusion and liberalization. In Helsinki between October 6-7, policy-makers, stake-holders and scholars discussed the challenges of ecoinnovation for Europe.
Writer: Antonio Moneo