Mr George Manful, Senior Task Manager, UNEP, said it was of the view that a better understanding of the problems of climate change and its complexities would enable Ghana avoid some of the adverse impacts of climate change and at the same time direct efforts wisely and find good opportunities to better adapt to climate change.
He stated that to date climate policy had been largely in the hands of scientists and environmental activists, but it was time to mobilise all stakeholders including business and political leaders to address the issue in a more comprehensive manner.
In its annual GHG Market Sentiment Survey, PwC found that 80 percent of respondents [who, specifically, was surveyed?] were in favor of cutting supply in a bit to boost carbon prices from under 7 euros to a level that encourages firms to invest in clean technology that cut emissions.
Spanish renewable-energy companies that once got Europe’s biggest subsidies are deserting the
nation after the government shut off aid, pushing project developers and equipment-makers to work abroad or perish.
COLOGNE, Germany: Carbon market trading reached a record value of $176 billion in 2011, rising 11% spurred by secondary trading volumes which offset lower prices and slowing economies, the World Bank said on Wednesday.