Negotiators in Glasgow found some common ground and managed to strike a climate deal after two weeks of intense talks, but the world remains far from limiting warming. Here is a snapshot of the wins and losses at COP26.
Experts warn that addressing climate change will bring with it political instability, rising protectionist policies and inflation in poorer nations placing pressure on the resolve of governments to see the energy transition through.
Georg Kell –
The full potential of the private sector needs to be unleashed to raise the capital needed to fight climate change. This can only be done if carbon is priced high enough to establish the business case for decarbonisation, writes Georg Kell.
Nicholas Stern and Joseph E. Stiglitz –
US President Joe Biden's administration must put a high enough price on carbon pollution to encourage the scale and urgency of action needed to meet the commitments that it has made to Americans and the rest of the world. The future of the planet depends on it.
Rhett A. Butler –
2020 was a rough year for tropical rainforest conservation efforts. So what’s in store for 2021? Mongabay Founder Rhett A. Butler reviews 11 key things to watch in the world of rainforests in 2021.
Climate change is finally getting the media attention it deserves, and so is carbon offsetting. But what is carbon offsetting? How does it work? Can you trust it? Ecosystem Marketplace's Steve Steve Zwick offers some simple, concise answers.
A career in finance is rarely what we dream of when we are children. But forget being a rock star, a football pro or a contestant on Love Island. Here’s why working in sustainable investing is the best job. Ever.
After a decade-long slumber, carbon offsetting is once again entering the mainstream. Driven by net-zero pledges from corporates, government commitments, and consumer demand, green projects that remove or avoid the …
Plastic is a material with exceptional properties. Along with being versatile, inexpensive and durable, it brings significant benefits to society--from enabling the effective transport of goods to reducing food waste …