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Viewpoint: Positive festive reflections

Viewpoint: Positive festive reflections

Parts of the clean energy sector have had a difficult year, but things could improve in 2024. By Anders Lorenzen 2023 is the warmest year ever recorded since records began, the year has throughout the planet set one climate-induced extreme weather event after the other, the latest scientific research on climate change gets bleaker and bleaker, and world leaders only […]

Opinion: COP28 – you can’t argue with the laws of physics

Opinion: COP28 – you can’t argue with the laws of physics

Sultan Al Jaber is the CEO of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) and served as the President of COP28. Photo credit: AFP. By Anders Lorenzen Life on Earth is, however much we try to live in ways that do not match reality, still within some constraints. All the resources of our planet do have their limits even though […]

COP28: Al Gore in strong criticism of hosts UAE

COP28: Al Gore in strong criticism of hosts UAE

Al Gore addresses the audience during his COP28 speech. Photo credit AP / Joshua A. Bickel. By Anders Lorenzen Al Gore, former US Vice President (1992-2000) in the Clinton administration, and strong advocate of tackling climate change, has delivered a strong criticism of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the hosts of COP28 – the United Nations (UN) annual climate talks.  […]

COP28: The world temperature is expected to reach 1.4 degrees C this year

COP28: The world temperature is expected to reach 1.4 degrees C this year

Photo credit: Fernando Astasio / Adobe Stock. By Anders Lorenzen  As the UN climate summit, COP28, kicked off in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Thursday, the United Nations (UN) body the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) delivered another stark warning.   In its provisional State of the Global Climate report, they confirmed, that not only is 2023 on track to be […]

Opinion: At COP28, climate finance takes centre stage

Opinion: At COP28, climate finance takes centre stage

Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE),  site of the COP28 conference at the end of the month, where government representatives from all UN countries will discuss global efforts to limit climate change and adapt to its effects. Photo credit: Frank Peters / Alamy. By Kashmala Kakakhel COP28 will be judged on its solutions to questions of climate finance – for mitigation, […]

WMO: Greenhouse gases will keep rising

WMO: Greenhouse gases will keep rising

Photo credit: iStock. By Anders Lorenzen On the eve of the COP28 UN climate summit, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), a United Nations (UN) body, has warned that the atmospheric concentration of greenhouse gases (GHG) is forecast to continue the trend that resulted in record-high CO2 measurements last year. The agency said that in 2022 the global average concentrations of […]

Only a fraction of global companies meet UN climate targets

Only a fraction of global companies meet UN climate targets

By Anders Lorenzen Analysis by the Net Zero Tracker has established, that even though half of the world’s 2,000 biggest listed companies have set targets to reach net-zero emissions by the middle of this century, only a fraction have met the targets set out in the United Nations (UN) guidelines. Net Zero Tracker, an independent data consortium including Oxford University, […]