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Robust green power deals crucial to energy transition

Robust green power deals crucial to energy transition

With climate change at the forefront of the great societal challenges, companies are facing increasing scrutiny from customers and investors to push for more ambitious and tangible corporate sustainability targets. However, a 2018 PwC survey d ...

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Klimaatverandering, een broodje-aapverhaal?

Klimaatverandering, een broodje-aapverhaal?

Als we niets doen dreigt mijn favoriete vakantie-eiland Ameland te verdwijnen. Dit voorjaar werden miljoenen kuub zand uit de Noordzee verplaatst om de noordkust van Ameland aan te vullen. Dit gebeurt al sinds 1990 omdat de Nederlandse kustlijn l ...

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Climate change, hoax or imminent catastrophe?

Climate change, hoax or imminent catastrophe?

The coastline of the Netherlands is slowly being washed away because of the wind, sea currents and rising sea-levels due to global warming. Since 1990, tons of sand have been transferred from the North Sea to mitigate this erosion, but despite th ...

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The resilience imperative

The resilience imperative

The recent spate of hurricanes, wildfires, and earthquakes have brought the issue of resilience to the fore for businesses and the communities they operate in. The increasingly higher intensity disasters, which are also occurring more often due to gl ...

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Do you know what your company’s climate-related risks are? Your investors want to know

Do you know what your company’s climate-related risks are? Your investors want to know

2017 was a record year for natural disasters in the US, and with 11 climate disaster events exceeding $1 billion each so far in 2018, proactive building owners are beginning to think beyond sustainability. Resilience has become the newest buzzwor ...

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Mainstream media sensationalism undermines low carbon future

Mainstream media sensationalism undermines low carbon future

Having started my career in wind energy 30 years ago, I have become weary of the many attempts to undermine the case for the development of this clean, renewable source of energy which I see as an essential part of our low carbon future. My fi ...

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What are the challenges the world will face on its trajectory to 2060?

What are the challenges the world will face on its trajectory to 2060?

I attended the World Energy Council's (WEC) World Energy Leaders Dialog in the China Hall of Science and Technology, Beijing today and feel I did not manage to get all my points across in the short slot I had during Ged Davis' excellent 'World Energy ...

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Vacating MATS, Delaying Clean Power Plan

In a 5-4 vote, the US Supreme Court on Monday agreed with those challenging the Mercury Air Toxics Standard (MATS). The court agreed with the plaintiffs that claim that costs had not been sufficiently taken into account when deciding to implement th ...

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Climate Bonds – Are they a means to build Smart Green Cities?

Climate Bonds – Are they a means to build Smart Green Cities?

Funding projects using climate bonds or "green bonds" is gaining attention in the US and could play a supporting role in emerging Smart Green Cities. Already used in Europe and other parts of the globe, climate bonds offer a way to invest in socially ...

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What factors drive countries' environmental protection and perceived risk from climate change?

What factors drive countries' environmental protection and perceived risk from climate change?

This author no longer works for DNV GL. Over the past few decades, various countries have displayed extremely different levels of interest in addressing climate change as a major threat and, for that matter, protecting the environment more general ...

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