climate change

Climate action failure remains a high risk for next 10 years, WEF survey finds

Climate action failure continues to be among the highest impact risks of the next decade, says the World Economic Forum in a new report. Although lockdowns worldwide caused global emissions to fall in the first half of 2020, evidence from the 2008–2009 Financial Crisis warns that emissions could bounce back.

UK space tech project to track shipping emissions

Through the UK Space Agency, the UK government is funding a project in collaboration with the University of Leicester, which will use satellite analytics to track the greenhouse gas and pollution emissions of shipping fleets.

SBTi aiming to cut emissions, gains momentum

The Finnish company Konecranes recntly inked a commitment letter for the Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi), in an effort to define new climate targets, cut emissions and further develop its low-carbon portfolio.

Making peace with nature the defining task of 21st century, says UN Sec-Gen

Making peace with nature must be the top priority for everyone, everywhere, in the 21st century, while COVID-19 recovery and the planet’s repair can be two sides of the same coin, were the key messages of UN Secretary-General António Guterres during a landmark speech on the state of the planet at Columbia University in New York.

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