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7 May 2019 1.30 – 4.30 p.m University Foundation Room Cattier 11 Rue d’Egmont  REGISTER The “State of the EU ETS” Report aims to provide an independent contribution to the policy debate, which is needed to ensure that the EU ETS is “fit for purpose”. This report discusses the current state of play in the EU ETS […] (...)

TAGS: carbon price, EU ETS, EU policies

  On March 15th, 30 experts from governments, academia, think-tanks and public banks met in Berlin to lay the foundations for a new European network on climate finance. It intends to accelerate the tracking of climate and energy investments, and to improve the understanding of investments needs in order to support policy making at the […] (...)

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Recent bankruptcy of Californian utility PG&E reckons that companies and their financial stakeholders are already exposed to the potential physical impacts of climate change, also called “physical climate risks”. While risk is at the heart of financial institutions decision-making, only a few of them disclose how their portfolios – with potential PG&Es – are exposed […] (...)

Ian Cochran, Senior Advisor – I4CE The idea of creating a European Climate Bank is gaining ground. After being put on the table by the Climate Finance Pact and its many supporters, it is now included in French President Emmanuel Macron’s “Letter to Europeans”. With the European elections coming up soon, it is excellent news that […] (...)

The One Planet Lab meets for the first time on Monday, March 4, in Paris. But what is this Lab? I4CE, which together with IDDRI is in charge of the scientific secretariat of the Lab, provides some basic answers.   In December 2017, following the announcement by the United States of its withdrawal from the […] (...)

Food consumption is responsible for around 28% of total greenhouse gases (GHG) emissions (see I4CE study on the issue) Which dietary practices have the largest potential for reducing food-related GHG emissions? Is it possible to reduce food-related emissions while also targeting public health and environmental goals such as the preservation of soils or water quality? […] (...)

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A large share of global greenhouse gases (GHG) emissions comes from food production and consumption. Measuring the total footprint of world diets remains however a challenge. The main reason is the lack of harmonization on consumption based emission accounting methods. While a few estimates are available, their results are often hardly comparable, may be rather […] (...)

Why is it both important and useful to track climate investment and finance flows at the domestic level? In this policy brief, WiseEuropa, New Climate Institute and I4CE present an overview of how systematically tracking these flows can help governments and other stakeholders with quantitative data to assess progress towards national climate objectives as well […] (...)

Climate change induces disruptions of our ecosystems, and the transition to a low-carbon economy significantly affects the political, economic and social landscapes. Businesses have to adapt to those changes, which entails risks and opportunities. Some changes are already visible today, but the deepest changes are expected to materialize over the mid to long term, and […] (...)

I4CE begins the new year by highlighting its 2018 activities that you have preferred. After dedicating our last newsletter/news to the five most read I4CE publications, we continue this week with the most popular I4CE tweets. Throughout the second half of 2018, we selected the most viewed tweet each month. A way to remember and […] (...)