Finance

Mark Carney hosts first GFANZ CEOs meeting

The first meeting of the Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero (GFANZ) CEO Principals Group has taken place. The Group discussed GFANZ’s priorities, workstreams and deliverables for COP26 and beyond.

Economy

Outrage + Optimism: The Road to COP26

The first episode of Outrage + Optimism’s Race To Zero series, featuring: Rt Hon Alok Sharma MP, President-Designate of COP26, Patricia Espinosa, Executive Secretary of UNFCCC, Mary Anne Hitt, National Director of Campaigns for The Sierra Club, and Nigel Topping, High Level Climate Action Champion for COP26.

Economy

Keeping hope of 1.5°C limit alive “vital to spurring global action”

“The chances of stopping warming at 1.5°C increase the faster the global community cuts greenhouse gas emissions to zero. And how fast we do that depends on the interrelated actions of a huge mix of people – government ministers most importantly, but also business chiefs, investors, banks, religious leaders, activists and citizens,” Richard Black, Imperial College London & Catherine Happer, University of Glasgow.