Climate Change Tag

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the world’s leading authority on climate science, released the “Working Group II: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability Report” (WG2 report) on February 27, 2022, as the second part of its sixth assessment report (AR6). The 3675-page report summarized the...

Taiwan’s largest pension fund, the Bureau of Labor Funds (BLF), will launch a global climate change-related stock mandate program in 2022, as reported by Reuters on January 5. The mandate with a value of USD2.3bn will refer to Paris Aligned climate-aligned indexes for the benchmark...

The conversation around decarbonization and climate change mitigation has long been dominated by the reduction of carbon dioxide (CO2), the most common greenhouse gas. However, during this year’s United Nations climate summit COP26, methane as another form of greenhouse gas rose to the spotlight in...

China submitted its renewed nationally determined contributions (NDCs) and long-term emission control strategies to the United Nations (UN) on October 28, according to Caixin on the same day. According to China’s updated NDCs, China committed to achieving carbon neutrality by 2060, in addition to the...

For almost three decades, the United Nations has brought together nearly every country on the planet for an annual global climate summit, called the Conference of the Parties (COP). This November, the world will intently watch the COP26 summit, which runs from October 31 to...

India is expected to update its climate targets, also known as nationally determined contributions (NDCs), under the Paris Agreement at the upcoming 2021 UN Climate Change Conference (COP26), opening on October 31, as reported by Economic Times on October 18. According to sources familiar with...

South Korea has officially scaled up climate ambition and committed to reducing carbon emissions by 40% from 2018 levels by 2030, as reported by Reuters on October 18. The new target was proposed as the country’s revised nationally determined contribution (NDC), as nations are expected...

Climate change has displaced over 22.5 million people, more than 800 million people lack sufficient food, and over one million animal species are facing extinction. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), a United Nations (UN) body for assessing the science related to climate change,...

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