Climate Crisis Advisory Group: New body launches, modelled after British scientists' Covid-19 initiative
#SustyTalk: Canon's Andy Tomkins on preventing e-waste and creating a circular economy for plastics
edie's #SustyTalk interview series continues with an exclusive discussion with Canon's sustainability engagement manager for EMEA, Andy Tomkins.
Recovery plans fall short of EU green spending goals, campaigners warn
As the European Commission starts endorsing national recovery plans submitted by EU countries, campaigners are growing concerned that the EU executive may not fully enforce the fund's green spending target.
Sainsbury's rolls out flexible plastic recycling scheme nationwide
Sainsbury's is set to introduce in-store recycling systems for flexible plastics packaging across all stores nationwide, following successful trials in the North East of England earlier this year.
Available to watch on-demand: edie's masterclass on TCFD implementation for business
edie's latest webinar took place this week and focused on how businesses can get to grips with the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD). It is now available to watch on repeat.
Global cotton-growing regions facing increased exposure to climate risks
Global cotton production is vastly unprepared for the looming climate crisis, with more than half of the world's growing regions set to be exposed to water scarcity and extreme weather events that will disrupt the market.
World Bank increases climate finance for developing nations
The World Bank Group has issued a new spending plan through to 2025 that will ensure that an average of 35% of total spending is focused on climate adaptation and decarbonisation in developing countries.
Business demand for renewables greater than that of UK's total power usage
Businesses that have made public commitments to procure 100% renewable energy have created a combined demand that is bigger than the national requirements from the likes of the UK and Italy, with separate research showing that two-thirds of renewables globally are cheaper than fossil fuels.