Seth O'Farrell

Namibian dessert
Energy
November 8, 2023

How green hydrogen is putting Namibia on the map

The world’s second most sparsely populated country is on track to become a green exporter
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Danny Alexander_AIIB VP
Interviews
July 26, 2023

Global community is ‘ill-equipped’ to tackle climate change, says AIIB VP

The AIIB’s Danny Alexander says the multilateral development bank will approve $50bn of climate finance by 2030. The world is not ready to address climate...
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Silicone wafers for solar panels
Energy
July 11, 2023

Is Norway the answer to Europe’s solar woes?

Two Norwegian solar wafer producers have unveiled ambitious expansion plans as the country looks to rejuvenate its solar manufacturing industry. In the village of Glomfjord,...
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Mangrove forest capturing CO2 from the atmosphere
Finance
April 17, 2023

Carbon credits: time for a correction?

Many in the fragmented voluntary carbon credit market have welcomed new rules set out by the Integrity Council, but with projects and methodologies under review,...
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Trucks_Transportation and Logistics
Policy & Regulation, US
April 6, 2023

SEC should mandate Scope 3 disclosures, says environmental group

The Sierra Club has submitted additional comments stressing the need for supply chain emission disclosures ahead of the US regulator’s climate risk disclosure rule, expected...
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Policy & Regulation, UK
April 5, 2023

Only 5% of FTSE 100 have ‘credible’ net zero plans, says report 

While a majority of FTSE 100 companies have disclosed net zero targets, only a few have outlined how they intend to achieve this goal. Analysis...
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Nike shoes
Retail & Consumer, Sector Focus
April 4, 2023

Nike hit by human rights shareholder resolution

Investment activist Tulipshare is urging multinational sportswear group Nike to include specific contract clauses imposing human rights due diligence within its supply chain. US-based sportswear giant Nike should issue “a...
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Munich RE headquarters
Financials, Sector Focus
April 4, 2023

Campaigners urge CEOs of 30 major insurers to tighten fossil fuel policies

The chief executives of Zurich, Munich Re and other insurance groups should close “numerous loopholes in policies and standards" that allow the continuous underwriting of fossil fuel expansion, say campaigners....
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Man planting tree_reforestation
Finance
April 3, 2023

Integrity Council launches global benchmark for carbon credits

The governance body for the voluntary carbon markets has published a global benchmark, the first of its kind, to build trust and liquidity in this space. The Integrity Council for...
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Climate change, melting ice
Finance
April 3, 2023

Climate Action 100+ releases upgrade to net zero company benchmark 

The investor engagement coalition that focuses on countering climate change has modified its series of indicators to encourage companies to act on transition plans. Climate Action 100+, the coalition grouping...
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Animals grazing on grasslands in Kenya
Finance, Food & Farming, Sector Focus
March 30, 2023

Kenya carbon offsetting project has ‘serious failings’, report finds 

As part of its “Blood Carbon” campaign, human rights group Survival International has alleged in a report that a soil carbon project in Kenya does “not present a credible case for...
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