New Study: Tackling the Climate Crisis and Corona Pandemic Recession

Press Release: World Future Council COVID-19 Pandemic Statement

Representatives of the World Future Council from all continents have signed a letter to world leaders in which they outline recommendations and calls for immediate targeted actions required to rebuild a resilient and just world now and after the Covid-19 pandemic.

New Study: Reducing CO2 emissions and the pandemic crisis

How central banks can trigger a massive reduction of global CO2 emissions and tackling the pandemic crisis by using new tools of green bonds and guarantees.

Easter Wishes from the WFC Management Board

No matter where we live or how different our lives: this Easter will be a memorable one for everyone on this planet. The Coronavirus pandemic is truly not the only crisis humankind is facing

Coronavirus Updates

As the Covid-19 pandemic is sweeping across countries, we are eager take strong measures to help contain the virus whilst protecting our staff.

Thoughts on the Coronavirus Crisis

The Coronavirus pandemic is more than a health crisis. It is rooted in how we treat our planet, how we prioritise our public spendings. And it will impact our lives for much longer than we expect. Find be below a compilation of interesting thoughts of our Councillors and Honorary Councillors on the Covid-19 outbreak.

Special Newsletter April 2020

100% Renewable Energy

Achieving 100% Renewable Energy for all

The Sustainable Energy for All (SEforAll) initiative pledged to ensure universal access to modern energy services, double the rate of improvement in energy efficiency and double the share of renewable energy in the global energy mix by 2030. Yet, it’s self-published progress reports states that the initiative has fallen short of its objectives.

This report summarises the initiatives often underlined structural shortcomings. Namely, a lack of integration into other UN frameworks, an excessive focus on centralization and profitability, a disproportionate emphasis on private finance, a lack of inclusion of diverse business models and a lack of representation and civil society involvement. The report then examines the SEforALL Action Agendas for eight African countries.

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Future Policy Award for the Protection from Hazardous Chemicals

This year, the “Oscars on best policies” will highlight exemplary laws and policies that protect people and the environment from hazardous chemicals.

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February News