Category: Paris Agreement

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Is René Magritte related to Earth’s Overshoot Day?

How is René Magritte related to Earth’s Overshoot Day? Using some of his artworks which reflect past and contemporary situations may help to understand the impact of past actions and how future can unfold.

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Earth Day 2022, Invest in our Planet

Investing in our Planet, if correctly done, implies an investment in society and consequently an increase in welfare. Between 2018 and 2020 sustainable AUM raised by 15% according to the WEF, Will the pace be maintained and the sun rise through forests expanding our life and our planet’s?

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Three reasons to fall in love with sustainability

generations can access and use them to the same extent permitting similar or better living conditions. So, it’s not only for the future but also for the present! Hence, I’m sharing with you the 3 fundamental reasons why you’ll fall in love with sustainability as soon as you realise the good of it.

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COP26

In the long-awaited COP26, 197 parties have agreed to voluntarily comply with Paris Agreement’s articles in a global and shared effort to mitigate the negative impacts of Climate Change, now common and more robust knowledge. Notwithstanding, some nations prefer to ride freely, preventing the Planet to further progress on its population’s wellbeing. Some of its population oppose this attitude but the adopted strategy shows … Read More COP26

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Will COP26 accelerate the path to Net-Zero?

The effort countries expect to make, recently communicated through the updated NDCs are welcome. The World has become #onestepgreener. Given that not all the parties have updated their NDCs and only 60% of G20 countries have set #Net-Zero targets, can #COP26 succeed in managing the global GHG emissions effectively? Are we #togetherforourplanet?

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NDCs, latest update… The Planet will lose 3 kgs but needs to lose at least another 19 kgs…

The Planet will lose 3 kgs but needs to lose at least another 19 kgs. Could #greenwashing be penalised as negative externality? Although a progress has been made in 8 percentage points, from the NDCs presented in 2016, alignment with 1.5ºC global warming pathway demands….

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How’s the New Year sustainable resolution? What has been of 2020? A mid-year review…

As we’re now in July, less than half-way through the end of 2021, it’s time to do a balance on our New Year sustainable resolutions and the World top global challenges.

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Packaging waste

According to Pew research, currently 11 million tonnes of plastic leakage into the ocean annually, 37.5% more than previous forecast. If we don’t break this trend it’s estimated a 172.7% increase by 2040… Usually plastic leakage starts in rivers, as the picture shows, and the water stream pushes it into the oceans.

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Energy Access

Energy is a basic good and its distribution, a basic need. Although great progress has been made since energy access data started to be collected in 1990 by the World Bank, as shown in the graphic below, not all have access to it yet. The last decade of the XX century experienced a rampant improvement in the energy access.

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Earth Day – #RestoreOurEarth

As the Earth day approaches and lockdowns started to ease, which action are you taking from Earth’s day onwards to also contribute to #RestoreourEarth? How about collaborating to a research so more sustainable products will be produced and sold in the near future? Check it on this post….

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Closing the Loop – Screening the Documentary

Closing the Loop, an award winner Circular Economy documentary will be screened by SustainAbility in Habit founder followed by a chat. This Sunday at 15h00 GMT/16h00 CET

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Energy Transition investments

Global investments in energy transition increased by 9%, reaching over $500 billion in 2020. Have corporate PPAs been fuelling the energy transition? Read the article…