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October 20, 2021
Emissions Editor

Governments to ignore 1.5°C limit with fossil fuel production

NAIROBI/STOCKHOLM: With less than two weeks to the start of the crucial COP26 climate conference in Glasgow, a new report says governments plan to produce more than double the amount of fossil fuels in 2030 required to limit global warming to 1.5°C, and 45…
September 30, 2021
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OECD arm launches transport emissions tracker

PARIS: The International Transport Forum (ITF) at the OECD has launched a weekly tracker to monitor whether countries are updating their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) under the Paris Agreement. Based on September 27, 2021 data, 94 percent of…
September 28, 2021
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Five airports produce more emissions than Sweden

BRUSSELS: Europe’s largest airports produce more tax-free CO2 than the entire Swedish economy according to a tracker created by ODI, Transport & Environment (T&E) and the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT). Passenger flights from London,…
September 22, 2021
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G20 countries key to climate crisis

WASHINGTON, DC | BERLIN: Research by World Resources Institute and Climate Analytics says global temperature could be limited to +1.7°C by the end of the century, if G20 countries set 1.5°C-aligned emission reduction targets for 2030 and reach net-zero…
September 21, 2021
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60 percent of Fortune Global 500 not committed to climate reduction targets

NEW YORK: The latest report from the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), in the run-up to COP26 in November, says countries’ Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) under the Paris Agreement “fall far short of what is required” to keep…
September 17, 2021
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Agility invests in inner-city electric delivery

STOCKHOLM: Supply chain services provider Agility has become an investor in Volta Trucks, participating in a Series B investment round of €37 million that also included Luxor Capital, Proterra and original seed investor Byggmästare Anders J Ahlström. Volta…
September 16, 2021
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P&G commits to 1.5°C

CINCINNATI: Procter & Gamble says it wants to achieve net-zero supply chain emissions - from raw material to retailer - by 2040. It will use trees or carbon capture to account for any residual emissions. The company has submitted a plan to the Science Based…
September 07, 2021
Emissions Editor

Six ways to spot corporate climate greenwashing

WASHINGTON, DC: Amy Meyer is an Associate at the World Resources Institute’s (WRI) Center for Sustainable Business. Together with Corporate Climate Advocacy Intern Leo Menninger, she describes six ways to prevent climate greenwashing and its associated risk…
August 30, 2021
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Scientists sound 'final warning bell' to avoid unstoppable sea-level rise

LONDON: ‘The Final Warning Bell’, a report by the Climate Crisis Advisory Group (CCAG), warns that net-zero GHG emissions are no longer adequate. The group’s 15 members from 11 countries say adopting negative emissions targets are the only way to avoid a…
August 25, 2021
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Scan Global Logistics becomes a 1.5°C Supply Chain Leader

KASTRUP, Denmark: Scan Global Logistics (SGL) has joined the 1.5°C Business Playbook that highlights how businesses can reach net-zero emissions and fully integrate climate action into their business strategy. The Playbook is a spin-off from the Exponential…
August 24, 2021
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Maersk in move to cut customer emissions

COPENHAGEN: Unilever has welcomed the decision by A.P. Moller - Maersk to reduce Scope 3 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions for its shipper customers with a US$1 billion order for eight 16,000 TEU containerships powered by e-methanol. Maersk says more than half…
August 05, 2021
Emissions Editor

Climate crisis prompts US$2 billion bet on risk management

NEW YORK/NEWARK, CA: Moody's Corporation is to acquire Risk Management Systems (RMS), a global provider of climate and natural disaster risk modeling and analytics, for approximately US$2.0 billion. Moody’s provides risk and finance solutions for life…

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