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Last month, Germany became the first major economy to announce that it intends to introduce a target to reach “net-negative” emissions later this century.
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Burning all the oil and gas from new discoveries and newly approved projects since 2021 would emit at least 14.1 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide (GtCO2), according to Carbon Brief analysis of Global Energy Monitor (GEM) data.
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With Australia, Japan, Hong Kong, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines and Singapore introducing mandatory climate reporting rules, a stricter sustainability reporting regime is upon firms. What are key shifts to note as new rules kick in?
UBS, Jack Collings
The former Monetary Authority of Singapore executive was previously with Credit Suisse, which UBS acquired last year.
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House Bill 7705, the low carbon economy bill, could help the climate-vulnerable nation seize the economic opportunities that come with decarbonisation.
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As the only multilateral institution charged with maintaining global financial and fiscal stability, the IMF’s role is critical for addressing climate change.
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The pop superstar claims she can offset the immense carbon footprint of her private jet but the only way for the superrich to reduce their climate impact is to fly less and choose more sustainable forms of transport.
Management consulting has finally found its climate mojo. Image: Markus Spiske via Unsplash
As the climate crisis unfolds, the big consultancy firms are attempting to offer advice to government and the major polluters.
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#carbon accounting Videos

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EB Studio About four out of every five people impacted by sea-level rise by 2050 will live in East or Southeast Asia, creating an urgent need climate-smart solutions for cities. This year’s Innovate4Climate summit will look at the climate-smart solutions the region needs.
Achim Steiner talking at the Responsible Business Forum in Singapore. Image UNDP Asia Pacific
The IPCC's climate warning is an opportunity for the business world to show leadership, said UNDP's Achim Steiner in the opening speech at the Responsible Business Forum in Singapore.
Modi and Xi
China has provided huge funding supposedly to help developing countries mitigate and adapt to climate impacts, but it is also financing coal projects included in the Belt & Road Initiative (BRI). What do recipient countries make of this?
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It has been said that the fight against climate change will be won in cities. In this video by C40, mayors of the world’s mega cities share what they are doing to address the most pressing climate threats.
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#carbon accounting Podcasts

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A recent study found that 9 in 10 accountants want companies to be more sustainable after the pandemic. Eco-Business asked Association of Chartered Certified Accountants sustainability head Jimmy Greer about reinventing capitalism and making the numbers of net zero commitments add up.
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EB Studio The once abundant peat forests of Indonesia's Kampar peninsula have been deforested to half its size over the last two decades. Is there hope in saving the country's largest remaining forest reserve? 
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