International Organizations

On 25 June 2015, the High-Performance Building Design Professional (HBDP) certification of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) received accreditation from the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), becoming the first certification from the Society to earn the recognition. 
Post date: 24 Lug 2015
Type: News

The REN21 annual Renewables Global Status Report (GSR) provides a comprehensive and timely overview of renewable energy markets, industry, investment and policy developments worldwide, thus enabling policymakers, industry, investors and civil society to make informed decisions. The report covers recent developments, current status, and key trends; by design, it does not provide analysis or forecast.
Post date: 14 Lug 2015
Type: Publication

On 30/11/2015, the 21st session of the Conference of Parties (COP21) of the United Nations Convention to Combat Climate Change (UNFCCC) will begin in Paris with high expectations. Within this context, the financial price assigned to CO2 emissions is of the utmost importance, as it is a determining factor in deciding which mitigation and adaptation measures are worth taking. The article looks at the various approaches for setting a carbon price, its significant variation around the world, and the prospects for a unified framework.  
Post date: 14 Lug 2015
Type: News

This briefing paper presents Promethium Carbon’s observations on the status and development of global carbon pricing, both in terms of market and non-market measures. The analysis focuses on a relatively recent phenomenon, whereby development and cooperation amongst localised carbon initiatives overtakes the UNFCCC as the primary driver in the race to curb emissions.
Post date: 26 Giu 2015
Type: Publication

This is an advance brief from the State and Trends of Carbon Pricing 2015 report, to be released late 2015.
Post date: 26 Giu 2015
Type: Publication

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) considers new evidence of climate change based on many independent scientific analyses from observations of the climate system, paleoclimate archives, theoretical studies of climate processes and simulations using climate models. It builds on the IPCC’s Fourth Assessment Report (AR4), and incorporates subsequent new findings of research.
Post date: 25 Giu 2015
Type: Publication

This report presents an overview of progress made by the International Energy Agency (IEA) Implementing Agreement on Energy in Buildings and Communities (EBC) Programme, including summaries of new, ongoing and recently completed projects.  The IEA-EBC Programme is an international energy research and innovation programme in the buildings and communities field. It enables collaborative Research and Development projects among its 26 member countries, and provides high quality scientific reports and summary information for policy makers. 
Post date: 11 Apr 2015
Type: Publication

The annual report of 2014 of the International Energy Agency's Energy in Buildings and Communities (IEA-EBC) Programme is now available. This report presents an overview of progress made by the International Energy Agency Implementing Agreement on Energy in Buildings and Communities Programme, including summaries of new, ongoing and recently completed projects. 
Post date: 11 Apr 2015
Type: News

Final deadline to apply for the Sustainable Energy Europe Awards has been extended to 16 March 2015.  The Sustainable Energy Europe Awards are the EU reference prize for sustainable energy projects in Europe.
Post date: 3 Mar 2015
Type: News

The 3rd edition of the Green Building Solutions Awards powered by Construction21 promises to be exceptional, especially with the International Conference for Climate coming up in December in Paris. And, in addition to the 9 countries currently covered by the network*, the competition will open to new partners from around the world.
Post date: 2 Mar 2015
Type: News