“China eliminated or suspended 65 gigawatts (GW) of coal-fired power capacity in 2017, exceeding the national target of 50 GW, the state-owned Xinhua news agency reported on Thursday, citing the State Council.”
Reasons for optimism as new technologies may allow greater ambition on climate change mitigation.
The International Carbon Action Partnership (ICAP) has published its 2018 status report on Emissions Trading Worldwide.
The Center for International Environmental Law has published States’ Human Rights Obligations in the Context of Climate Change: Synthesis Note on the Concluding Observations and Recommendations on Climate Change Adopted by UN Human Rights Treaty Bodies.
“Seventy percent of the world’s king penguin population could face threats to its habitat by the end of this century, according to a new scientific model.”