World on Track for 3C of Warming under Current Global Climate Pledges, Warns UN

The commitments made by governments on climate change will lead to dangerous levels of global warming because they are incommensurate with the growth of greenhouse gas emissions, according to a new report. The United Nations Environment Programme (Unep) said that pledges put forward to cut emissions would see temperatures rise …

New South Wales Unveils Plan to Reach Zero Emissions by 2050

The New South Wales government has launched an ambitious climate change policy that could see the state achieve zero emissions by 2050. On Thursday NSW’s environment minister, Mark Speakman, released draft plans for the NSW climate change policy framework, setting out the “aspirational goal” of zero emissions by the middle …

UK Coal-Powered Electricity Projected to Fall by Record Amount

The amount of electricity generated from UK coal power stations is on track to fall by two-thirds this year, a decline which analysts said was so steep and fast it was unprecedented globally. Climate change thinktank Sandbag said the drop was due to a doubling in the price of a …

Renewable Energy Track

Last year’s COP21, the United Nation’s annual climate conference, represented a critical negotiating juncture for the world — a make or break conference that determined whether countries would be able to set aside their differences and address the most pressing issue the modern world has ever faced: global climate change. …

Global Carbon Intensity Falls as Coal Use Declines

The amount of carbon needed to power the global economy fell to record lows in 2015, as coal consumption in major economies plummeted. PricewaterhouseCoopers’ (PwC) annual Low Carbon Economy Index report has found that the global carbon intensity (emissions per unit of GDP) fell by 2.8%. This was more than …

Plan to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Local Communities

Burning global issue of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) reduction was the topic of last week in Belgrade   meeting that gathered representatives of Ministry of Agriculture and Environmental Protection, UNDP, Embassy of France in Serbia and Embassy of Morocco in Belgrade, who discussed the best measures for reduction of GHG in …

Nelt Releases its First Sustainability Report

Nelt has released its first “Distribution with care” Sustainability Report in line with the international GRI reporting standard. The Report uses measurable indicators to show important aspects of the business and objectives that Nelt as a socially responsible company has achieved over the last two years while acting responsibly to …