The value of investments aimed at counteracting global climate change should reach USD1 trillion next year. However, much more is needed in order to prevent a natural and economic catastrophe.
Passenger traffic in cities could be reduced by 3 up to 30 per cent, provided that teleworking becomes more widespread. Remote work was invented 50 years ago in the US in response to the oil prices.
The global economy consumes much more resources than it is able to replenish or reuse. The issue of decoupling economic growth from the consumption of resources is becoming a key element of the development policies in many...
Central banks and the regulators are increasingly recognizing the potential financial effects of climate change and are engaging in researches into their impact on financial stability.
The costs of waste collection are rapidly increasing in dozens of Polish cities and municipalities as a result of the European Union's policy and the reform of the waste management system adopted in 2013.
According to the estimates of the World Health Organization (WHO), 9 out of 10 people around the world breathe polluted air. City dwellers started suing the authorities for the lack of effective policies to tackle smog.
Excessive investment in coal-based energy may result in a crisis in the banking sector. Such a scenario is taken into consideration by experts at WiseEuropa.
The increase in the average temperature in the world, mainly as a result of climate change, will reduce the yields of cereals and other crops in the future, writes OECD in its report.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is launching an EUR100m Green Economy Financing Facility (GEFF) for the country to support Romanian households to save energy and money.