18 European power companies, including ten of the largest European utilities, have approved science-based targets that will result in combined emissions reductions of 303.5 million tonnes by 2030. But new data shows US companies are lagging behind.
It’s time for shipping to step out of the shadows, to be forthright and act boldly, taking the initiative on carbon before the industry is forced to take action. Waiting for regulation to emerge from an agency and effectively drive change is not the right answer, argues Ami Daniel Co-Founder and CEO, Windward & Lord John Browne, Chairman, BeyondNetZero, and Chairman, Windward.
It was a perfect storm of circumstances that propelled Barbados to begin driving an exemplary and entirely sensible green energy revolution: a convergence of appealing prices, industry and finance support and favourable legislative reforms.
As Europe aims to eliminate the sales of polluting vehicles by 2035, Monica Araya, Special Adviser, High Level Champion for Climate Action, COP26, considers how such an ambitious policy can transform electric transportation across the globe.
“The only thing that is missing is the will. The will to step forward and do what needs to be done. You may feel it is difficult, but this is no time for cowardice” – a former military intelligence officer’s contribution to Our World in Your Hands.
By 2030, climate and demographic change will add 25 new countries to the 32 already experiencing increasing floods, the researchers estimate, according to a new study.
The healthcare sector has a key role to play in climate mitigation and resilience, argue Climate Champions Gail Sucharitakul & Jamie Hardy.
The heavy industry and long-distance transport sectors hold the key to avoiding the worst impacts of climate change. Show that we can decarbonize these, and we can decarbonize the whole global economy, argue Faustine Delasalle, Co-Executive Director, Mission Possible Partnership & Anthony Robert Hobley Co-Executive Director, Mission Possible Partnership.
Formula One World Champion and winner of 23 Grands Prix, Nico Rosberg on the power of sport, gender equality and the future of e-mobility.
A sustainable, zero-carbon global economy will, literally and figuratively, rest on concrete. It is the world’s most-used building material. Here’s how to unlock a future built with sustainable, zero-carbon concrete.
Abundance in a zero-emissions world means no longer exploiting and wasting finite resources, but rather valuing the nature that sustains and protects us, explain Michael R. Bloomberg , Saleemul Huq and Agnes Kalibata, Global Ambassadors for the Race to Zero and Race to Resilience.
The High Level Champions for Climate Action team is seeking three highly motivated, talented individuals to join our finance team immediately for the final sprint to COP26.
Frontline leaders and social entrepreneurs from across South and South-East Asia came together, as part of the Race to Resilience, to highlight how non-state actors are mobilizing to create climate resilient housing in the region. The session, organised by the Race to Resilience as part of the UNFCCC’s Asia-Pacific Week, featured Founders and Programme Directors […]
When companies wake up to the dangers of being the last to leave the fossil fuel economy and instead see the competitive advantages of a quick transition, they will become accelerators for change, explains Svante Axelsson, national coordinator of Fossil Free Sweden.
In picking up from the wreckage wrought by Covid-19, the climate crisis and the devastatingly fast loss of nature and biodiversity, we find ourselves on the cusp of a great regeneration. It’s a regeneration of our health, of our planet, and of our economy.
To win the Race to Zero, all companies must put sustainability at the heart of their business model and undergo their own green transformation, argues Jakob Askou Bøss, Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy & Stakeholder Relations at Ørsted.
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 opening session and launch of the Public Consultation on the Future of Race to Zero is taking place on Wednesday June 2.
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.