A new report by the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate suggests that tackling the effects of climate change may not be as costly as once thought. The findings rebutted the traditional argument that cleaning up our planet comes with a hefty price tag.
Carbon emissions have been rising since the start of the Industrial Revolution. But they all have to be curbed soon, and sharply, to keep the globe from warming above safe levels.
Germanwatch, an ecologist organization, presented in Lima an index classifying the countries that most contribute to climate protection and the ones that don't do so.
The EU’s efforts to curb climate change have been high on the agenda at the European Council’s two-day summit and it follows months of discussions over the form of the EU’s 2030 climate and energy framework; mainly focusing on carbon emissions reduction and how renewable and energy efficiency targets should be legislated.