A growing, economy-wide momentum proves we are well on the way to creating a healthier and more resilient future. We have taken the decisive first step, setting the destination. Now we have to start moving — fast.
The G7 Summit was a landmark moment in a landmark year for climate action, and a critical stepping stone to the biggest international climate conference since Paris.
Here’s how we make the 2020s an era of recovery and regeneration and making sure that within the decade, nature is absorbing and storing carbon dioxide, supporting jobs and livelihoods, and allowing us to thrive in spite of climate shocks.
On June 15 and 16, to mark the first anniversary of the Race to Zero, high-level speakers will discuss the transformational shifts in the economy and society that are already taking place today, accelerated by radical, multi-stakeholder collaboration – and what is needed to accelerate the transition to a net-zero world.
IKEA estimates that the new program will avoid 670,000 tonnes CO2 emissions per year, equivalent to approximately 3% of the total climate footprint of the IKEA value chain.
The decarbonization pathway for shipping is rapidly becoming clearer. All signs point to hydrogen based fuels playing a critical role and the rapid increase in green hydrogen commitments from governments indicates that fuel supply will not be an issue. So what’s holding the sector back?
As we head towards COP26, governments need to recognize the importance of the ocean in delivering the Paris Agreement, argues Ørsted Chairman, Thomas Thune Andersen.
As the world accelerates its transition to a net-zero, resilient future and recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic, green maritime transport, offshore renewable energy, nature-based ocean solutions, and sustainable low carbon seafood, represent critical solutions.
Our parent’s generation put a man on the moon eight years after JFK’s commitment to do so in May 1961. In this decisive decade, when faced with the threat of a climate emergency, how can we do any less? In corporate boardrooms across the world, the challenge is increasingly being accepted: climate change poses an […]
Progress on climate action in critical sectors of the global economy, including steel, shipping, green hydrogen and nature is well underway.
The roadmap shows that net zero has become mainstream, fossil fuels must be phased out urgently and that those businesses that work towards cutting their emissions in line with 1.5C will be in the best position to thrive, argues We Mean Business CEO, María Mendiluce.
Major economies have agreed to end support for coal production and recognize the “critical role the ocean and seas play for biodiversity and in regulating the Earth’s climate”.
Alok Sharma said COP26 will be the world’s best chance of building a cleaner, greener future and “our last hope of keeping 1.5 degrees alive”.
By 2050, over 570 low-lying coastal cities will face projected sea level rise by at least 0.5 meters. This puts over 800 million people at risk from the impacts of rising seas and storm surges.
Business and industry leaders attending this week’s B7 summit will be urged to accelerate a “once in a lifetime” opportunity to seize the monumental opportunities of a net zero transition.