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High-Quality Blue Carbon Principles and Guidance A Triple-Benefit Investment for People, Nature, and Climate

Conservation International Energy Solutions

To avoid the worst impacts of the climate and biodiversity crises and advance climate justice, we must invest in high-quality solutions, like blue carbon, that deliver outcomes for people, nature, and climate.

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Biocredits to Finance Nature and People

Anna Ducros and Paul Steele, UNDP Energy Solutions Fisheries & Aquaculture Plastics & Pollution Shipping & Ports Tourism

Biodiversity is degrading at alarming rates, and people living in biodiversity-rich areas often bear the heaviest costs of biodiversity loss and inequitable conservation efforts. Biodiversity credits, or ‘biocredits’, are emerging as a tradeable unit of biodiversity that can incentivise nature conservation and restoration to benefit marginalised groups living with nature.

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The Top 15 Anticipated ESG-Related Considerations That Will Influence Strategy in 2023

Dan Romito, Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance Energy Solutions

The Top 15 Anticipated ESG-Related Considerations That Will Influence Strategy in 2023.

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Assessing the Financial Links to Natural Capital

Goldman Sachs Energy Solutions Fisheries & Aquaculture

A new report by Goldman Sachs explores how biodiversity is the cornerstone around which most sustainability objectives sit and an area which corporations and investors will likely pay increased attention in order to meet sustainability and economic goals.

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An Evolution Towards Scientific Consensus for a Sustainable Ocean Future

Nature.com Energy Solutions

The ocean has recently taken centre stage in the global geopolitical landscape. Despite rising challenges to the effectiveness of multilateralism, attention to ocean issues appears as an opportunity to co-create pathways to ocean sustainability at multiple levels.

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5 Ocean Startups Transforming the Future of Marine Conservation

Anthony de Freitas, Startup Savant Energy Solutions Fisheries & Aquaculture Shipping & Ports

A roundup of 5 ocean startups transforming the future of marine conservation.

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The wave power generator experts say 'proves ocean energy can work' is already powering Australian homes

Jessica Moran, AMP News Energy Solutions

For the first time in Australia's history, a wave energy converter trial has successfully generated energy from the chaotic and wild ocean waves to power homes.

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IPCC Sixth Assessment Report

Working Group III, IPCC Energy Solutions

Climate Change 2022: Mitigation of Climate Change.

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Climate Solutions Investments

Cheema-Fox, A. et al., Harvard Business School Energy Solutions

An increasing number of companies are providing products and services that help reduce carbon emissions in the economy.

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The Century-Old Renewable You’ve Never Heard Of

Mark Betancourt, Eos Energy Solutions

Ocean thermal energy conversion could power the world’s tropical islands, if it ever gets out of the “innovation valley of death.”

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A European Ocean Energy Industry – the €140bn Economic Opportunity

ETIP Ocean Energy Solutions

Europe faces a choice – to lead or to follow the emerging ocean energy global market.

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The Anatomy of the Carbon Market

International Emissions Trading Association Energy Solutions Shipping & Ports

IETA is pleased to release its GHG Market Report 2021, which examines the carbon market body, capturing the various components that combine to form the vibrant - and growing - market, and how it is kept healthy.

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Blue carbon as a natural climate solution

Macreadie, P.I. et. al., Nature Energy Solutions

Blue carbon ecosystems (BCEs), including mangrove forests, tidal marshes and seagrass meadows, are gaining international recognition as a natural climate solution to contribute to climate change mitigation and adaptation targets.

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High resolution global spatiotemporal assessment of rooftop solar photovoltaics potential for renewable electricity generation

Joshi, S. et al., Nature Energy Solutions

Rooftop solar photovoltaics currently account for 40% of the global solar photovoltaics installed capacity and one-fourth of the total renewable capacity additions in 2018. Yet, only limited information is available on its global potential and associated costs at a high spatiotemporal resolution.

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AR6 Climate Change 2021: The Physical Science Basis

IPCC Energy Solutions

The Working Group I contribution to the Sixth Assessment Report addresses the most up-to-date physical understanding of the climate system and climate change, bringing together the latest advances in climate science, and combining multiple lines of evidence from paleoclimate, observations, process understanding, and global and regional climate simulations.

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Blue Carbon: A New Frontier for Ocean Conservation?

Blue Marine Foundation Energy Solutions Fisheries & Aquaculture

The emerging topic of blue carbon could play a huge role in the future protection and restoration of the ocean.

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Challenging the Need for Deep Seabed Mining From the Perspective of Metal Demand, Biodiversity, Ecosystems Services, and Benefit Sharing

Miller, K.A. et al., Frontiers in Marine Science Energy Solutions

The extraction of minerals from the seabed of the deep oceans is of increasing interest to investors, mining companies and some coastal states.

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The truth behind corporate climate pledges

Jocelyn Timperley, The Guardian Energy Solutions

Facing a reckoning over their contribution to the climate emergency, companies are coming out with a record number of pledges.

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The blue carbon wealth of nations

Bertram, C. et al., Nature Climate Change Energy Solutions

Carbon sequestration and storage in mangroves, salt marshes and seagrass meadows is an essential coastal ‘blue carbon’ ecosystem service for climate change mitigation.

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Powering Sustainable Aviation Through Consumer Demand: The Clean Skies for Tomorrow Sustainable Aviation Fuel Certificate (SAFc) Framework

World Economic Forum Energy Solutions Tourism

As aviation – one of the world’s most carbon-intensive industries – rebounds following COVID-19, initiatives such as SAFc can support a net-zero pathway.

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