With a multi-billion dollar investment gap for meeting the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG 2) of ending hunger by 2030, how can investors manage risk while supporting sustainable development in agriculture?
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“Fish Forward” was launched at SMITH Restaurant today by provincial, national and international organizations who are working together to ensure that Manitoba lakes are sustainably fished, Manitoba fisheries are safeguarded for future generations, and Manitoba businesses are serving local fish that comes from increasingly sustainable sources.
Canada reached a major milestone toward a climate-resilient future today with the release of its first National Adaptation Strategy (NAS) for final consultations and an accompanying federal Adaptation Action Plan.
After resisting it for years, the developed world finally caved in on the issue of loss and damage at the UN climate summit in Egypt, agreeing to the longstanding demand by vulnerable countries to establish a fund to pay for climate disasters that have been brought on by global warming.
A COP 27 event marked the Glasgow Statement’s one-year anniversary by urging Germany, Italy, Canada, and the United States to live up to climate promises that could shift US$28 billion per year from fossil fuels to clean energy.
Canadian oil and gas companies were in Egypt last week for the global climate summit COP27 — among some 636 fossil fuel lobbyists — to position themselves as leaders in industry emissions reductions at an event hosted by the Canadian government.
German development minister Svenja Schulze has announced that Germany will contribute €550 million ($572 million) towards a new global green hydrogen economy. Over time, the funding will rise to €2.5 billion as more money is provided by Germany's KfW Development Bank, according to Stefan Wenzel, state secretary in Germany's Federal Ministry of Economics and Climate Protection.
The organisation tasked with providing independent coverage of COP27 negotiations says it expects 'loss and damage' to dominate talks again this week. For the first time, financing for the damage already wrought on developing nations by climate change is being discussed at the annual UN climate summit. The International Institute for Sustainable Development's Earth Negotiations Bulletin has held a briefing at the halfway mark of the conference.
This article provides an overview of key economic and financial issues that are frequently encountered in renewable energy arbitration. The challenges of RES investments and the impact on uncertainty are discussed in turn. Thereafter, the key lessons from renewable energy arbitration in Spain are considered. Finally, the economic and financial considerations for the assessment of liability and damages are considered in more detail.
From densely developed cities and geometric agricultural plots to the ubiquitous roadways, pipelines and power grids, an aerial view of the earth reveals our impact on our landscapes. In less populated areas, unprecedented glacial melt and deep craters caused by the thawing of frozen soil and rock called permafrost megaslumps give stark reminders of the ongoing climate crisis.