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In Brief: EU parliament passes final Green Deal dossiers ahead of elections; US EPA targets ‘forever chemicals’

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H&M clothing store
Knowledge Hub
April 12, 2024

Investigation links major fashion retailers to illegal deforestation

Cotton supplied to H&M and Zara was deemed sustainable by certification provider Better Cotton, despite being grown on illegally deforested land, according to UK non-profit...
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Lorries driving on road, Scope 3 emissions
Carbon Markets
April 11, 2024

SBTi staff demand CEO resignation over plans to extend carbon credit use for Scope 3 emissions

Concern and confusion cited by staff at the Science Based Targets initiative, while carbon market companies back Scope 3 changes
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Comment, Opinion
April 11, 2024

Building a decarbonised global economy means big risks, but bigger rewards

Carbon credits have a role to play in the energy transition – and with the right tools and products, corporates can trust their effectiveness
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Containerships loading in port, emissions
Financials, Knowledge Hub
April 11, 2024

Insurers should account for all Scope 3 emissions, says Finance Watch

Underwriting activities are commonly omitted from insurers’ recorded Scope 3 emissions, says non-profit Finance Watch
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Simon Stiell talking in Chatham House
Daily Briefing
April 11, 2024

Editor’s note: why words matter

The latest edition of our Sustainable Views newsletter
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Man installing thermal roof insulation
Knowledge Hub
April 11, 2024

Make EU buildings regulation more ‘holistic’, says think-tank

Europe’s sustainable buildings regulation should go beyond carbon dioxide emissions and energy efficiency
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Oil rig off the coast of Mexico
Capital Flows, Data, Energy
April 10, 2024

In Charts: Canada, Japan, South Korea ‘blocking clean energy transition’ with fossil fuel finance

Most G20 fossil fuel financing came from just three countries between 2020 and 2022
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