Contrary to media portrayal, the scientific community has largely debunked the fact that the world is facing 'committed warming' in the future as a result of past emissions. This means that the choices humans make today have the power to change their climate future.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, work and home life will never be the same. To meet net-zero targets, lifestyle changes need to be the catalyst for making energy, transport and businesses more sustainable, a new study suggests.
To limit global warming to 1.5C, China's fossil fuel consumption has to be 'dramatically reduced' and demand for coal has to drop to nearly zero by 2050, according to a report published in online journal Science.
Forty nations — producers of 80% of annual carbon emissions — made pledges of heightened climate ambition last week at US President Joe Biden’s Leaders Summit on Climate but activists pointed to the abysmal lack of action by those nations.
Erin Billman –
Nature and climate are facing crises, and business has a key role to play. The Science Based Targets Network enables companies and cities to play a vital role in creating an equitable, nature positive, net-zero future using science-based targets.
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.