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November 14, 2023

State of Climate Action 2023: ‘Most significant setbacks’ yet on global policy and financing

Data released two weeks before COP28 exposes woeful lack of progress in reducing fossil fuel financing, preserving forests and encouraging effective carbon pricing
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November 13, 2023

UK Transition Plan Taskforce launches consultations for 7 key sectors

Following the release of its disclosure framework in October, the TPT has now launched a consultation on sector-specific guidance
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Traffic in London, air pollution
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November 13, 2023

UK local authorities criticise government’s weak action on air pollution

According to an IPPR survey, four in five councillors in English towns and cities support stronger action on air pollution but feel unsupported by the...
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November 13, 2023

UN-backed group calls on companies to publish nature strategy

Business for Nature has released guidelines on how businesses and financial institutions can outline a nature strategy and how they will achieve it
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November 1, 2023

UNEP: how to standardise climate reporting

With the private sector playing a greater role in directing climate action, the UN Environment Programme calls for the harmonisation of reporting standards and suggests...
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October 31, 2023

Climate scientists warn global planetary health is ‘entering uncharted territory’

The latest annual ‘State of the climate’ report cautions against the ‘ecological overshoot’ of human demand on natural resources
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October 24, 2023

IEA: world is ‘hurtling towards’ renewable future, but more investment needed

The International Energy Agency’s World Energy Outlook 2023 report shows electric vehicles, solar PV and heat pumps are driving change, but poorer countries need to be brought along with greater...
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October 23, 2023

UK should consider 'green levies' and other net zero measures, says banking trade body

Blended finance, new sector-specific plans and targeted tax incentives are part of UK Finance's list of demands to the government in the push towards mobilising capital for the green transition
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Mercedes-Benz electric vehicle
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October 23, 2023

Carmakers’ climate targets remain insufficient to align with 1.5C goal, report says

Greenpeace has outlined which traditional car manufacturers are transitioning to zero-emission vehicles in its annual ranking of carmakers
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Power plant emissions at sunset
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October 18, 2023

Anti-corruption watchdogs should look at greenwashing risks, says study

The LSE’s Grantham Research Institute has identified areas where corruption and poor integrity can mislead investors and other stakeholders looking at companies’ climate projects
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Boardroom directors at meeting
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October 18, 2023

Climate not yet considered top priority by majority of UK boards, director survey shows

A new survey by membership association Chapter Zero signals a time lag between climate issues reaching the board agenda and them being rapidly embedded into business strategies
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