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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Institutional Finance Update: Investors Increase Climate Action, MDBs Support Energy Efficiency and Green Transport Initiatives

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Biomass & Bioenergy, Business, China, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Finance Update: Climate Change, Gas, GCF, GEF, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Industrial Development, International Financial Institution, Investment, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Market-Based Mechanisms, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, NATO, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Publication, Regional Development Bank, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, South America, Southern Africa, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, UNFCCC, Weather, Wind  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Institutional Finance Update: Investors Increase Climate Action, MDBs Support Energy Efficiency and Green Transport Initiatives

Source: Small Island Developing States 31 July 2018: During the month of July, several multilateral development banks (MDBs) advanced their climate finance targets with various loans and grants announced in support of climate change mitigation and adaptation projects. Investors expanded their focus list of companies that have significant opportunities to drive the clean energy transition […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Business Forum Calls for Responsible Practices to Achieve SDGs

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Economics & Investment, Economy, Employment, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Finance, Gender, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, HLPF 2018, Industrial Development, Investment, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, UN Secretariat, UN-DESA, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Business Forum Calls for Responsible Practices to Achieve SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 17 July 2018: Many of the world’s biggest companies are increasingly engaged with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, according to participants attending the third annual SDG Business Forum on the sidelines of the 2018 meeting of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF). The event brought together more […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Engaging Non-state Actors in the Arabian Gulf States in Climate Action

By   /  August 1, 2018  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Adaptation, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Crude, Culture, Disasters & Humanitarian Relief, Economics & Investment, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Exploration, Exports, Finance, Gas, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Industrial Development, Intergovernmental Organization, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, National Government, Near East, Oil, Open Source Intel, Other Energy Sources, Pacific, Project, Publication, Renewables, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Taxation, Technology, Trade, Transport, UNFCCC, Water & Sanitation, Weather, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: Engaging Non-state Actors in the Arabian Gulf States in Climate Action

Source: Small Island Developing States Efforts by non-state and subnational actors to address climate change are increasingly seen as complementary to those of national governments. The year 2015 was a landmark year for climate action: the world leaders adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development with its 17 SDGs, including Goal 13 (climate action), and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Climate Mitigation Finance Update: Celebrating Fossil Fuel Divestment, a Climate Finance Record and 10 Years of REDD+ Support

By   /  August 1, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Budget, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Caribbean, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Culture, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Finance Update: Climate Change, Forests & REDD, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Imports, International Financial Institution, Investment, Latin America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, North Africa, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Project, Publication, REDD+, Regional Development Bank, Renewables, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, South America, Southwest Pacific, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Weather, West Africa, Wind, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Climate Mitigation Finance Update: Celebrating Fossil Fuel Divestment, a Climate Finance Record and 10 Years of REDD+ Support

Source: Small Island Developing States 19 July 2018: Climate mitigation finance news in July included announcements celebrating Ireland’s fossil fuel divestment bill, the World Bank Group’s record in climate finance and the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility’s 10 year anniversary, as well as a new finance partnership for sustainable infrastructure in Asia and financing for renewable […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Asia-Pacific Climate Week Supports NDC, SDG Implementation in Region

By   /  August 1, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, ASEAN, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Finance, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Industrial Development, Investment, Latin America, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Action, National Government, New Zealand, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, SDGs (All), SIDS, Singapore, Small Island Developing States, South East Asia, South-Eastern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Talanoa Dialogue, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UN Secretariat, UNFCCC, UNIDO, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Asia-Pacific Climate Week Supports NDC, SDG Implementation in Region

Source: Small Island Developing States 14 July 2018: Asia-Pacific Climate Week 2018 (APCW2018) convened under the theme, ‘Climate Action for Sustainable Development: Driving Change in Asia-Pacific.’ Featuring a range of events aimed at showcasing and galvanizing climate action in the region, APCW2018 aimed to support regional implementation of countries’ Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) under the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: How Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform Could Get Us on Target Towards Universal Energy Access

By   /  July 31, 2018  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Climate Change, Economy, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Exploration, Finance, Fossil Fuel Subsidies, Gas, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Health, HLPF 2018, India, Indonesia, Intergovernmental Organization, International Monetary Fund, Investment, Market-Based Mechanisms, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, National Government, North Africa, OECD, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Renewables, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: How Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform Could Get Us on Target Towards Universal Energy Access

Source: Small Island Developing States Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 7 calls upon the global community to ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all by 2030. The High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) in New York noted progress, but also established that the world is still not on track to reach […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: EU-Japan Partnership Commits to Paris Agreement, 2030 Agenda

By   /  July 27, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Exploration, Finance, fish, Fisheries, Forests & REDD, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, governance, Health, Intergovernmental Organization, International Negotiations, Investment, Japan, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, National Government, News, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SFM, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: EU-Japan Partnership Commits to Paris Agreement, 2030 Agenda

Source: Small Island Developing States 17 July 2018: The EU and Japan have concluded the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), containing a comprehensive chapter on trade and sustainable development. By the Agreement, the two countries recognize the importance of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and, for the first time, reaffirm their commitment to implement […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Study: Midwest generation can be carbon-free by 2050

By   /  July 26, 2018  /  Business, Commodities, Economy, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Policy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Frank Litz, Gas, Global Economy, Great Plains Institute, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Midwest Energy Transition, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, solar, Transition, Union of Concerned Scientists, US Coal Markets, Wind  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Study: Midwest generation can be carbon-free by 2050

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis MPR News: A group of utilities, state regulators and environmental groups released a report Tuesday showing it’s possible — with existing technology — for electricity generation in the midcontinent to be carbon-free by 2050. Relatively speaking, the electricity sector has done better than other parts of the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: HLPF Side Event Highlights the Potential of Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform to Help Achieve SDGs

By   /  July 20, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, ENB, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, HLPF 2018, Indonesia, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Action, National Government, New Zealand, News, Open Source Intel, Other Energy Sources, Pacific, partnership, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Renewables, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: HLPF Side Event Highlights the Potential of Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform to Help Achieve SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 18 July 2018: On Wednesday, 18 July 2018, on the sidelines of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), a side event addressed the role of fossil fuel subsidy reform in helping achieve the SDGs, including through opportunities for financing and sustainable energy access. The event was organized by […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: U.K. to require companies to release energy use, CO2 data

By   /  July 19, 2018  /  Business, Carbon Dioxide Emissions, Climate Risk, Commodities, Economy, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Policy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, U.K.  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: U.K. to require companies to release energy use, CO2 data

Reuters: The British government will force large companies to report their energy use, carbon dioxide emissions and energy efficiency measures in their annual reports from April next year, it said on Wednesday. The government said it wants businesses and industry to improve energy efficiency by at least 20 percent by 2030. A previous company reporting […]

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