Archive for 'climate change'
The Committee on Climate Change's recent report on the UK’s carbon footprint identifies a growing need to cut imported emissions as well as those produced in the UK, arguing that a global deal could reduce the UK footprint by 70%.
A case study of Northwood Permanent Joint Headquarters, nominated for a Climate Week award, describes its work to drive the MOD’s sustainability agenda of embedding sustainable practices in everything the MOD does.
Anna Coote discusses the prevention of social, environmental and economic harm through policy-making and practice - the subject of the recent series of Prevention Papers commissioned by nef.
Publications round-up: sustainable consumption, energy security, community innovations, trade unions »
The SDRN highlights recent publications on sustainable development: sustainable consumption case studies, climate change and energy security, grassroots sustainability innovations, trade unions in the green economy.
4 to 10 March 2013, across the UK: Climate Week, Britain’s biggest climate change campaign, aims to inspire a new wave of action to create a sustainable future with over 3,000 events planned.
Communicating Climate Change and Migration, a UKCCMC report, provides guidance to organisations attempting to communicate the complex relationship between climate change and the movement of people across borders.
In an extract from her recent ebook, Sustainability in the Public Sector, Sonja Powell describes the characteristics of unsustainable development, concluding that “the solutions to all the issues raised include government action”.
The Sustainable Scotland Network reports that Scotland’s local authorities are making progress on climate change, according to the analysis of Scotland’s Climate Change Declaration Year Four Reports.
The 2012 UN Climate Change Conference agreed a new commitment period under the Kyoto Protocol, a timetable to adopt a universal climate agreement by 2015, and a path to raise necessary ambition to respond to climate change.
The SDRN highlights recent research and publications on climate change: climate change solution case studies, legislation in 33 countries, melting ice-sheets, impact of shale gas, improved online adaptation resource.