Tag: Climate Change

Final call to save the world from ‘climate catastrophe’

It's the final call, say scientists, the most extensive warning yet on the risks of rising global temperatures.

ISO hosts world leaders in standardization to advance the 2030 Global Agenda

Show that you are open and throw away old beliefs and paradigms in order to find solutions that nobody would have been able to find, says Bertrand Piccard, the initiator of Solar Impulse, the first airplane to fly around the world without fuel.

The Vietnam City Resilience Index: Proof of Concept Paper

The Vietnam City Resilience Index began as an attempt to test whether the City Resilience Framework (CRF) developed by Arup International Development could be used to create a comparative national city resilience index.

Raising the bar on sustainable consumption

How does ISO 20400 help change the way we produce and consume goods and resources, and pave the way to meeting sustainable consumption?

Latest ISOfocus maps global goals for sustainable development

From thematic areas like climate change and smart cities, the issue highlights how International Standards respond to global needs and help benchmark our progress against the SDGs.

We can solve this: San Francisco leads the way

Looking to tackle climate change where you live? San Francisco is a model for every city in the nation.

ISO 50001 for Energy Management gets a boost

Reducing energy consumption and improving energy efficiency are at the forefront of the global climate change agenda.

Climate change: ‘Hothouse Earth’ risks even if CO2 emissions slashed

It may sound like the title of a low budget sci-fi movie, but for planetary scientists, "Hothouse Earth" is a deadly serious concept.

Set the Standard – ISO 14955 – Machine tools

A new series of ISO standards can help measure energy supplied and improve machine design and performance.

Powerful new weapon in the fight against climate change

Rising earth temperatures are causing chaos and we need to act now. A new International Standard helps governments and industry take action towards reducing the damage.

Climate Change Could Lead to Major Crop Failures in World’s Biggest Corn Regions

Two new studies looking at corn and vegetables warn of a rising risk of food shocks and malnutrition with unchecked global warming.

Winning the battle against plastic pollution with International Standards on World Environment Day

“Beat Plastic Pollution”, the theme of this year’s World Environment Day (5 June), is a call to action for all of us to come together to combat one of the great environmental challenges of our time.

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