Tag: Climate Change

The perils of short-termism: Civilisations greatest threat

Our inability to look beyond the latest news cycle could be one of the most dangerous traits of our generation, says Richard Fisher.

Resilient Animals – How Climate Change affects animals

The record low levels of sea ice extent which both the Arctic and Antarctic experienced this winter made the news around the world.

David Attenborough: ‘The collapse of our civilizations is on the horizon’

Renowned nature broadcaster David Attenborough has told world leaders that climate change could lead to collapse of civilizations, and much of the natural world.

ISO at COP24: International Standards as essential tools for climate action

ISO is holding a side event as part of the 24th Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on 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.

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