May 23, 2023 - Your Scoop in CDR!
IRENA 2023 PRESS RELEASE-Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 23 May 2023 - The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) convened Members in Abu Dhabi today for its twenty-fifth Council meeting to outline actionable steps to accelerate a just and inclusive energy transition, six months out from the 28th Climate Change Conference (COP28), which is hosted in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) this year.
This year’s Council meeting delves into the pressing issues at the top of the climate and sustainable development agenda, including the need to increase the deployment of renewable energy capacity, mobilise energy transition finance and enhance mitigation and adaptation efforts.
Communities should reconsider walking away from curbside … The study's authors took a deep dive into the economic and environmental value of community recycling efforts and compared it to the value of other climate change mitigation practices. They concluded that recycling provides a return on investment similar to or better than environmentally friendly strategies like transitioning to electric vehicles or purchasing green power, which is electricity from clean, renewable energy sources.
Fossil Fuel Companies Should Pay Trillions in 'Climate Reparations … InsideClimate News, A peer-reviewed paper proposes that the top 21 polluting companies pay $5.4 trillion over 26 years to compensate for climate damages.