Yvo de Boer

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Name: Yvo de Boer
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Ex-U.N. climate chief installed as new head of GGGI

SEOUL, April 15 (Yonhap) -- A former head of the United Nations' climate change agency began his term on Tuesday as the new director-general of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), the Seoul-initiated international green growth entity said.Yvo de ... [Published Yonhap News Agency - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Greens, investors frustrated over EU’s delay in adopting new climate targets

VILNIUS—The failure by heads of state and government of the European Union member nations to agree, at a recent European Council meeting, on renewed climate goals for 2020 to 2030 came under a hail of criticism from environmentalists and energy investors. ... [Published Bellona Foundation - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

People on the move – April 2014

Who's moved and where toAppointment of the monthYvo de Boer has been appointed head of the Global Green Growth Institute. De Boer was KPMG’s global chairman of climate change and sustainability services and a former executive secretary of the United Nations ... [Published Ethical Corporation Online - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Defining moments in climate change: hope and crisis in Copenhagen

December 2009 was supposed to be the turning of the tide, when humans collectively liberated the future from the carbon scourge.But at the United Nations climate change conference in Copenhagen collaboration ran hard against the reality of global politics. ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Yvo de Boer: It’s time to measure the ‘true value’ of business

COMMENT: What if cost of environmental damage caused by businesses were subtracted from their profits?Source: Flickr/Cherryl Mari NadelaBy Yvo de BoerOur world is increasingly crowded, depleted, resource-hungry yet resource-constrained, and starting to ... [Published Responding to Climate Change - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Partnerships are the way forward: How do we make them work?

If collaboration was easy it is likely that the world would have successfully solved the global climate crisis 20 years ago after the first Rio Conference on the Environment and Development.Instead, as global leaders return home from the United Nations ... [Published MBA.co.za - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

UN climate leaders reflect on 20 years of talks

COMMENT: past UN climate chiefs reflect on the negotiating process, and outline where they see progress(Pic: UN photos)Michael Zammit Cutajar (1991-2002)The 1992 Convention has served well as a “framework”, restrictive though that qualifier may have seemed ... [Published Responding to Climate Change - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 2 reports

Anti-Science: Those Who Wish to Debate Climate Threatened with Death or Jail

Preface:  The scientific method requires allowing a free-for-all of hypotheses, which then rise or fall based upon the results of actual experiments.  In other words, science means that you throw out theories - no matter how good they look on paper - ... [Published Zero Hedge - Mar 23 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 1 reports

Warsaw Pact manages to delay 2030 EU climate target decisions

The events around Ukraine and some new activities of the climate fearmongers in the EU are worrisome but at least, they allow us to see the politicians from new angles. And these new angles show e.g. the new Czech social democratic prime minister Bohuslav ... [Published The Reference Frame - Mar 22 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Delay to EU 2030 climate targets ‘nonsensical’ warns De Boer

Draft texts suggest EU leaders plan to postpone release of decarbonisation plans until October(Pic: Flickr/European Council)By Ed KingEuropean proposals to delay announcing the region’s climate and energy goals to October have been branded “staggeringly ... [Published Responding to Climate Change - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 1 reports

As it happened: UN climate change talks in Bonn, closing session

- Updates by the RTCC team in London and Bonn- Follow us on Twitter and Facebook- Email ek@rtcc.org or use the comment form below- Watch the LIVE plenary from 1530 GMTBackground- Formal talks on UN climate change deal will ‘start in June’- UN climate ... [Published Responding to Climate Change - Mar 14 2014]
First reported Mar 03 2014 - Updated Mar 03 2014 - 1 reports

Yvo de Boer Appointed to Head GGGI

SEOUL(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140303/HK75190 )Succeeding Howard Bamsey, Mr. de Boer will lead the Seoul"GGGI's work can add value to creating prosperity at a time when humans are experiencing challenges such as climate change, energy, ... [Published PR Newswire - Mar 03 2014]

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Ex-U.N. climate chief installed as new head of ... [Published Yonhap News Agency - Apr 15 2014]
Greens, investors frustrated over EU’s delay in... [Published Bellona Foundation - Apr 08 2014]
People on the move – April 2014 [Published Ethical Corporation Online - Apr 07 2014]
Defining moments in climate change: hope and cr... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 07 2014]
Another Week of Global Warming News, April 6, 2... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Apr 07 2014]
Yvo de Boer: It’s time to measure the ‘true val... [Published Responding to Climate Change - Apr 01 2014]
Partnerships are the way forward: How do we mak... [Published MBA.co.za - Mar 28 2014]
What does sustainability reporting mean for sma... [Published GreenBiz - Mar 27 2014]
UN climate leaders reflect on 20 years of talks [Published Responding to Climate Change - Mar 25 2014]
Anti-Science: Those Who Wish to Debate Climate ... [Published Zero Hedge - Mar 23 2014]
Anti-Science: Those Who Wish to Debate Climate ... [Published Zero Hedge - Mar 23 2014]
Warsaw Pact manages to delay 2030 EU climate ta... [Published The Reference Frame - Mar 22 2014]
Delay to EU 2030 climate targets ‘nonsensical’ ... [Published Responding to Climate Change - Mar 20 2014]
BP urges progress on global carbon price [Published Responding to Climate Change - Mar 19 2014]
As it happened: UN climate change talks in Bonn... [Published Responding to Climate Change - Mar 14 2014]
Another Week of Anthropocene Antics, March 9, 2... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Mar 10 2014]
Focus on low carbon technology, says former UN ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 07 2014]
Yvo de Boer Appointed to Head GGGI [Published PR Newswire - Mar 03 2014]
The Sixth Mass Extinction: Why Climate Scientis... [Published Informed Comment - Dec 18 2013]
As Global Emissions Rise, Countries Prepare For... [Published Think Progress - Nov 08 2013]
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Another Week of Global Warming News, April 6, 2... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Apr 07 2014]
This weekly posting is brought to you courtesy of H. E. Taylor . Happy reading, I hope you enjoy this week’s Global Warming news roundup skip to bottom Logging the Onset of The Bottleneck YearsApril 6, 2014 Chuckles , COP20+ , GCF , WG2 ...
Anti-Science: Those Who Wish to Debate Climate ... [Published Zero Hedge - Mar 23 2014]
Preface:  The scientific method requires allowing a free-for-all of hypotheses, which then rise or fall based upon the results of actual experiments.  In other words, science means that you throw out theories - no matter how good they look on paper - ...
Warsaw Pact manages to delay 2030 EU climate ta... [Published The Reference Frame - Mar 22 2014]
The events around Ukraine and some new activities of the climate fearmongers in the EU are worrisome but at least, they allow us to see the politicians from new angles. And these new angles show e.g. the new Czech social democratic prime minister Bohuslav ...
Another Week of Anthropocene Antics, March 9, 2... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Mar 10 2014]
Featured image is one of 19 illustrated haiku laying out the IPCC Summary for Policy Makers, posted with permission, see them all here. This weekly posting is brought to you courtesy of H. E. Taylor . Happy reading, I hope you enjoy this week’s ...
The Sixth Mass Extinction: Why Climate Scientis... [Published Informed Comment - Dec 18 2013]
(By Dahr Jamail) I grew up planning for my future, wondering which college I would attend, what to study, and later on, where to work, which articles to write, what my next book might be, how to pay a mortgage, and which mountaineering trip I might ...
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