climate change

Last week the United Nations’ headquarters in New York witnessed the signing of one of the most important agreements ever brokered on a global scale – the Paris Climate Deal, which has become the conduit with which the world aims to tackle the problem of climate change. Reaching an agreement in December was only the […]

At last year’s COP21 summit in Paris one number was thrown around more than any other: two degrees Celsius, the agreed upon figure to which are supposed to limit global warming to avoid the most dire consequences of climate change. However, the way this figure is presented erroneously suggests that two degrees Celsius is the […]

On the 23rd of June, scarcely a little more than 3 months from now, the United Kingdom will hold a referendum to decide whether it stays in the European Union going forward. The issue is complex, and both sides have put forth dozens of reasons to support their positions, but what we’re especially interested in […]

Gone is the time when we could discuss whether Climate Change was happening or not, and whether we were the cause. Greenhouse gas emissions caused by our hydrocarbon-guzzling societies are slowly but surely driving global temperatures upwards, threatening us with all kinds of disastrous consequences. But despite this narrative being well established in our collective […]

From November 30 to December 11, 196 delegates representing every state in the United Nations will get together in the Parisian suburb of Le Bourget to attempt to come to an agreement on CO2 emissions and Climate Change. The objective of the meeting is to reach a multilateral, global agreement to curb carbon dioxide emissions to […]

Ten years ago, when our renewable energy outlook looked grim and there was a general feeling that even the most conservative of goals for renewable quotas would be missed, the notion of going 100% renewables was regarded as nothing more than a pipe dream. Since then the public mood around renewables and Climate Change has […]