The renewable energy sector’s green halo is not bright enough to block out its human rights impacts

Week of 8 November 2021 The renewable energy sector’s green halo is not bright enough to block out its human rights impacts Our key takeaway: At our current climate crisis point, the world desperately needs investment in renewable energy. However, risks to communities, indigenous peoples and workers have persisted in the sector and threaten to … Continue reading The renewable energy sector’s green halo is not bright enough to block out its human rights impacts

What a just transition means in practice is becoming a lot more concrete

Week of 8 November 2021 What a just transition means in practice is becoming a lot more concrete Our key takeaway: The notion that the transition that is needed cannot take place if it is not just and brings people along with it is taking hold in Glasgow. Just transition is starting to become a … Continue reading What a just transition means in practice is becoming a lot more concrete

Even with all the new Glasgow pledges, we will emit roughly twice as much in 2030 as required for 1.5°C

Week of 8 November 2021 Even with all the new Glasgow pledges, we will emit roughly twice as much in 2030 as required for 1.5°C Our key takeaway: The new Glasgow pledges are not enough. We urgently need more commitment, more action and more specificity from leaders, failing which we face an extremely bleak future … Continue reading Even with all the new Glasgow pledges, we will emit roughly twice as much in 2030 as required for 1.5°C