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Guardian of Future Generations calls for policy rethink on land use Concerned by the prospects of construction spreading into unbuilt rural and coastal areas, increased building heights and still-undefined land reclamation projects, the members of the "Guardian of Future Generations" have called for current policy initiatives related to land use and construction to be put on hold until they can be integrated in a strategic vision for the next two decades.
EBRD to stop investment in coal The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) voted yesterday (10 December) to phase out its financial support of coal plants and promote increased investments in renewable energy and energy savings. Funding to coal plants would only be made in rare and exceptional circumstances.
World's poorest nations 100 years behind richest on climate change It will take the world’s poorest countries more than one century just to reach the level of climate change readiness that the richest countries already enjoy, according to data released Dec. 12 by the 2013 University of Notre Dame Global Adaptation Index (ND-GAIN).