The Paris Agreement
Eight in ten oil and gas majors on track to breach Paris Agreement, despite increase in net-zero pledges
An analysis of the emissions and climate plans of 58 oil and gas giants has found that most are failing to decarbonise in line with climate science, with Saudi Aramco, ExxonMobil and Chevron among the worst offenders.
From greenwash to supply squeezes: How COP26 changed the nature-based solutions market
At COP26 earlier this month, the mechanisms on the Paris Agreement rulebook were finally agreed upon, with key aspects on carbon markets defined in unison by world nations. So, will this new and strengthened carbon market assist corporate net-zero targets, particularly through the lens of nature-based solutions?
Glasgow Climate Pact: How can businesses keep 1.5C alive?
The UK Government wanted COP26 to keep the 1.5C trajectory of the Paris Agreement "alive" and the verdict is that it has, but just barely. But with some nations set to renegade on mechanisms included in COP26's Glasgow Climate Pact, it is clear that businesses need to become a unified driver of the net-zero movement.
Boris Johnson: COP26 delivered as much as we could have hoped
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has delivered a post-COP26 press conference, saying he feels "tinged with disappointment" that a stronger deal was not struck, but defending the summit as a "success".
Glasgow Climate Pact: The 7 key talking points from the new global deal at COP26
As the dust settles on COP26 in Glasgow, people are still getting to grips with the new Glasgow Climate Pact and what that means for the global climate movement. Here, edie outlines seven key talking points (not all of them bad) from this historic new announcement.
Glasgow Climate Pact: World leaders agree final climate deal at COP26
BREAKING: The gavel has finally come down and world leaders have this evening (13 November) agreed the new 'Glasgow Climate Pact', which calls on all nations to set new climate targets by the end of next year and phasing down unabated fossil fuel usage and inefficient subsidies.
1.5C 'only just' in reach: Business leaders and green economy react to Glasgow Climate Pact at COP26
After two weeks of tense negotiations, climate protests and sweeping climate announcements, COP26 has officially closed with the formation of the Glasgow Climate Pact, an agreement to raise climate ambitions that has seen green groups call for heightened policy and business interventions to keep 1.5C alive over the coming years.
COP26 climate agreement: As it happened
The Glasgow Climate Pact has been agreed, receiving a mixed reaction across the world. Follow all the action and reaction as it happened in edie's live blog.
The second week of COP26: The 10 biggest stories
COP26 was officially scheduled to end at 6pm on Friday (12 November), after a two-week-long push to prevent the worst of the climate crisis and align global plans with the Paris Agreement's 1.5C trajectory. It has officially over-run overnight and, as negotiators continue their work, edie summarises the week's key developments.
Updated COP26 draft plan waters down key language on fossil fuels and NDCs
With negotiations scheduled to finish later today (12 November) at COP26, a new draft plan has been unveiled with subtle yet important changes, such as "requesting" that nations submit updated climate plans by the end of 2022, but has watered down facets on fossil fuels.
COP26: six things you need to know from Cities, Regions and Built Environment Day
The final day of COP26 proceedings for non-state actors (11 November) was dedicated to Cities, Regions and the Built Environment. Here, edie rounds up the day's big announcements in this space, and summarises the state of play as negotiations enter their final hours.
Interface's Erin Meezan on why raising climate ambitions is good for business
EXCLUSIVE: The chief sustainability officer of carpet tile manufacturer Interface has told edie that setting stretching, ambitious and uncomfortable climate targets was key to galvanising businesses and unlocking innovation.
Retail giants launch Race to Zero accelerator to get more businesses targeting net-zero
Some of the biggest brands in the retail industry have launched a new accelerator pledge, urging other businesses in the sector to sign up to the UN's Race to Zero campaign and set and achieve 1.5C-aligned carbon reduction targets.
Fossil fuel phase-outs and new climate action plans remain in COP26 final draft, with strings attached
COP26 President Alok Sharma had unveiled a final draft proposal for negotiations, with key measures to raising climate ambitions by the end of 2022 and the phase-out of "inefficient" fossil fuel subsidies surviving in the texts.
COP26 draft plan: Countries urged to submit and strengthen climate plans
The COP26 Presidency Unit has published the draft "cover decision" of negotiations at the summit so far, calling on nations to "revisit and strengthen" their 2030 climate targets by the end of 2022 in order to keep any chance of reaching the 1.5C pathway of the Paris Agreement alive.
Spotlight on gender at COP26: 8 inspiring women tackling the climate crisis
To mark Gender Day (9 November) at COP26, edie collates a non-exhaustive list of women whose voices have been integral to the summit so far, including activists from the global south and UN representatives.
María Mendiluce on keeping 1.5C alive and achieving global carbon market deal at COP26
EXCLUSIVE: The chief executive of the We Mean Business Coalition has told edie that the goal of limiting global warming to 1.5C is 'alive, but in intensive care' and that world leaders must 'get their act together' to unlock Article 6 of the Paris Agreement.
Five things you need to know from Adaptation, Loss and Damage Day at COP26
The second Monday (8 November) here at COP26 was dedicated to adaptation, loss and damage, with major announcements from nations, cities, regions and businesses. Here, edie rounds up five big stories from the day.
The first week of COP26: The 10 biggest stories
It's half-time on the two-week push to move the world towards the 1.5C ambition of the Paris Agreement, with negotiations set to continue following a rest day on Sunday (7 November). Here, edie summarises all the key development from the first week of COP26.
COP26 week 1 analysis: Is the world any closer to 1.5C?
The first week of negotiations in Glasgow has led to some head-spinning announcements, the formulation of crucial climate coalitions and some massive restructures to the economy. One question still needs answering though: is COP26 'keeping 1.5C alive'?
COP26: 190 nations, regions and organisations commit to major coal power and financing phase-outs
A coalition of the world's major economies, financial institutions and organisations have come together to accelerate efforts to phase-out coal generating capacity and financing for new fossil fuel projects at COP26.
'Moving the trillions': 6 things you need to know from Finance Day at COP26
With the World Leaders Summit wrapped up, the COP26 presidency programme now consists of themed days for non-state actors, as negotiations continue. Wednesday (3 November) was finance day - one of the most highly anticipated. Here, edie rounds up six key headlines from the day.
Corporate Determined Contributions: Business vows to play its part in delivering Paris Agreement
Businesses are calling at COP26 for a mechanism for delivering emissions reductions aligned with the Paris Agreement, similar to that currently used by countries - Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs).
International Sustainability Standards Board launches as investors worth $130trn focus in on climate
The IFRS Foundation Trustees have marked Finance Day at COP26 by confirming the formation of an International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) to create a globe baseline for corporate sustainability disclosures that meet investor demands.
World leaders launch 'breakthrough agenda' for affordable cleantech globally
More than 40 world leaders, including those representing the UK, the US, India, China and the EU, have signed up to a new declaration aiming to deliver clean and affordable technology and solutions across the globe by 2030.
COP26 World Leaders Summit: 6 things you need to know from Day 1
World leaders were officially welcomed to COP26 on Monday (1 November), with a host of Prime Ministers and national leaders joined by Sir David Attenborough and Prince Charles in setting a tone of urgency for two weeks of critical climate negotiations. Here at the key announcements from Day One of the World Leaders Summit.
'Paris promised, Glasgow must deliver': Alok Sharma issues call to action at COP26 opening ceremony
In the official opening address for the COP26 climate summit, the UK's COP26 President Alok Sharma called on nations to work collaboratively to deliver the aims of the Paris Agreement and "launch a decade of ever-increasing action and ambition" that keeps 1.5C alive.
6 top tips for getting the most out of COP26
COP26 is officially opening in Glasgow on Sunday (31 October). For first-time COP attendees looking for more climate treats than tricks this Halloween, edie has pulled together advice for getting the most out of the event.
Most businesses think they will have to go beyond net-zero to tackle the climate crisis
Six in 10 businesses are concerned that delivering against long-term net-zero targets alone will not create an adequate response to the climate crisis, a major survey by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) has revealed.
edie at COP26: Stay informed with live and exclusive coverage from Glasgow
With the editorial team on the ground in Glasgow for the duration of the COP26 climate summit (31 October - 12 November), edie will be cutting through the COP26 noise with live blogs, at-a-glance daily summaries, exclusive video interviews and a brand-new daily podcast show. Here's how you can get involved.
CDP: Less than 1% of funds worth $27trn are aligned to the Paris Agreement
Less than 1% of investment funds worth $27trn are currently aligned with the Paris Agreement's target to keep global temperature increases "well below" 2C, according to new analysis from CDP.
Science Based Targets initiative launches net-zero standard for corporates
The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) has today (28 October) unveiled the world's first standard for corporate net-zero emissions aligned to climate science.
Net-zero guidance launched for financial institutions and pension providers
Ahead of the G20 Summit in Rome this weekend, the UN Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) has published a set of recommendations for financial institutions to reach net-zero, while a net-zero transition plan has also been published for pension providers.
COP26 Action Tracker: Australia and Saudi Arabia set net-zero goals, questions remain about logistics of summit
With less than one week to go until COP26, this latest edition of edie's Action Tracker explores the eleventh-hour actions being taken by the nations and the private sector.
UN Emissions Gap report: World has failed to accelerate climate action in Covid-19 recovery plans
Climate commitments and plans from national governments are currently aligned with a 2.7C temperature increase, despite many nations badging their updated targets as net-zero or compliant with the Paris Agreement's 1.5C pathway.
Report: UK can still meet climate ambitions if all large businesses in set 1.5C science-based targets
Unless all large businesses in the UK draw up and implement plans decarbonise in line with the Paris Agreement's 1.5C trajectory within two years, the nation risks missing its long-term net-zero target.
Nations on course to breach Paris Agreement targets through rising fossil fuel production
The world is on course to produce around 110% more fossil fuels than what is compatible with a 1.5C future, according to a new UN report warning that governments plan to double fossil fuel production by 2030 despite setting net-zero targets.
John Lewis joins Race to Zero as work starts on 1.5C science-based targets
The John Lewis Partnership has appointed new climate specialists to oversee the development of science-based targets in line with the 1.5C pathway of the Paris Agreement, as the retailer builds towards its net-zero target for 2035.
G7 to explore carbon pricing and green finance for developing nations
G7 Finance Ministers have agreed on a new set of principles aimed at improving global supply chain resiliency and backing a new initiative from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) aimed at helping developing countries boost green economic opportunities.
G20 must strengthen climate targets if Paris Agreement is to be met
New research has warned that despite the rise in national net-zero targets, the G20 is on course to bulldoze past both the 1.5C and 2C pathways of the Paris Agreement.
Williams Racing commits to becoming 'climate positive' by 2030
Williams Racing team has set out a new five-pillar sustainability strategy that sees the Formula 1 team commit to becoming "climate positive" by 2030.
'Stubbornness of the status quo' jeopardising Paris Agreement progress, IEA warns
The International Energy Agency (IEA) has published this year's World Energy Outlook, revealing that the world is seeing the second-largest year-on-year increase in CO2 emissions on record post-pandemic.
COP26 Action Tracker: UN biodiversity summit underway, G20 finance ministers set to gather
With less than three weeks to go until COP26, this latest edition of edie's Action Tracker explores the eleventh-hour actions being taken by the UK Government and the private sector.
Virgin Atlantic unveils new carbon targets to help reach net-zero by 2050
Virgin Atlantic has today (11 October) confirmed new carbon targets that will push the company towards a goal of reaching net-zero emissions by 2050.
Finance giants to G20 leaders: Close policy loopholes to end financing for activities that will derail net-zero
An alliance of finance giants collectively representing $90trn in assets is urging G20 nations to end fossil fuel subsidies, bolster carbon pricing and introduce new climate mandates for businesses, to ensure long-term net-zero pledges are credible.
EU ministers sign off on COP26 position, with one caveat
EU environment ministers have agreed on an ambitious stance going into the COP26 climate summit in November, but said they will only implement it if all other signatories of the Paris Agreement commit to do the same.
UK professional institutions launch Charter for Climate Action
The UK's leading professional institutions have launched a new Charter for Climate Action, calling on bodies to reduce emissions in line with the Paris Agreement while upskilling their workforces to champion the sustainability movement.
Banks linked to $800bn in annual nature destruction, report warns
A new report has warned that lending activities from public development banks is linked to around $800bn in annual damage to nature and ecosystems, according to a new report that is calling on banks to run stress tests on nature-related financial risks.
International Council on Mining and Metals targets net-zero emissions by 2050
The International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) has unveiled a new strategic target for its members to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050 "or sooner" with pathways and plans to account for Scope 3 emissions to be published over the coming years.
How can we unlock the sustainable business opportunities of COP26?
EXCLUSIVE: Businesses must use COP26 as an opportunity to improve the climate narrative, making it more engaging and accessible, while also pushing policymakers for more clarity on laying the foundations for the net-zero transition.
COP26 engagement lead Nick Baker: Businesses are 'key lever' to delivering Paris Agreement
The UK COP26 Unit's deputy director for engagement, Nick Baker, has called on businesses to step-up their own commitments and "turbocharge collaboration" on climate ahead of the conference, to help keep a 1.5C future within reach.
80% of cities not yet 1.5C-aligned; more government support needed for local climate action
Just one-fifth of the world's cities have reported climate plans aligned with the Paris Agreement's 1.5C trajectory, with many saying they need more support to accelerate decarbonisation and adaptation.
Scientists call for revamped and increased carbon pricing
A group of climate scientists has called for a complete revamp of carbon pricing mechanisms in the build-up to COP26 to ensure that they actively reflect the scale of action required to respond to the climate crisis and enable businesses to deliver deep emissions cuts.
Report: Action on just six issues can deliver 90% of emissions reductions needed to limit global heating to 1.5C
The Energy Transitions Commission has published a new landmark report, outlining how policymakers can deliver the deep emissions cuts needed this decade to put the world on track to deliver the Paris Agreement.
Business giants call on G20 to strengthen climate commitments
Some of the world's largest businesses, including Unilever, Netflix and Volvo, have written to the G20 calling on nations to strengthen climate targets and deliver on climate finance commitments in the build-up to COP26.
COP26 Action Tracker: Green gilts, Covid-19 safety fears and Australia's uncertainty
With less than 50 days to go until COP26, this latest edition of edie’s Action Tracker paints a mixed picture – with positive announcements on climate finance and corporate sustainability marred by fears over Covid-19 preparations for the UN talks, and pessimism around its outcomes.
Major UK pension funds among latest investors to join global net-zero commitment
Tesco Pension Investment, the London Pensions Fund Authority and Railpen are among 12 asset owners to have this week joined a global collaboration designed to spur the transition to net-zero-aligned investing.
Investors call for stronger global biodiversity framework to be delivered at COP15
A group of investors worth more than $10.6trn in assets under management has issued a statement ahead of the Convention on Biological Diversity's COP15 next month, calling for heightened global action to end deforestation and ensure sustainable land use.
edie announced as official Race to Zero Accelerator and media partner ahead of COP26
edie has today (21 September) been announced as an official "Accelerator" of the UN-backed Race to Zero campaign as part of a concerted effort to build momentum for the global race to net-zero emissions in the run-up to the COP26 climate talks.
UN: Climate commitments must redouble to meet Paris Agreement
Nations must redouble planned climate targets if the world is to meet the minimal threshold of the Paris Agreement, according to a new UN report warning that while emissions are being reduced, the pace of progress is falling behind required rates.
'The future is frightening': Climate change linked to psychological distress in young people
A global study of more than 10,000 young people aged 16-25 has found that a perceived failure from governments and nations on climate action is leading to cases of distress and anxiety, with some feeling future generations have been "betrayed" by inaction.
MPs call on Bank of England to improve green finance approaches
MPs across all political parties have jointly written to the Bank of England, warning that it is failing to appropriately support the green economy by not pivoting away from the fossil fuel industry.
Asos targets net-zero value chain by 2030 as part of sweeping new ESG strategy
Online fashion retailer Asos has launched a new sweeping sustainability strategy, outlining plans to deliver a net-zero value chain, embed circular design principles, increase human rights transparency and improve leadership-level diversity across the organisation, by 2030 at the latest.
EU plans certification scheme for carbon dioxide removals
The European Commission will publish a policy paper by the end of the year on "the sustainable management of the carbon cycle" - the first step towards an EU-wide certification scheme for negative emissions coming from agriculture, forestry and other sources, that will be tabled in 2022.
Kwarteng and Sharma keep key climate roles as part of cabinet reshuffle
COP26 President Alok Sharma and BEIS Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng have both remained in their respective positions, as part of the Prime Minister's cabinet reshuffle that saw former Environment Secretary Michael Gove step into the head of Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government.
Just one country on course to meet 1.5C target, new research warns
Only Gambia is currently on course to deliver climate action that is in alignment with the 1.5C pathway of the Paris Agreement, according to new research from Climate Action Tracker (CAT), which warns that momentum on updating climate targets has stalled.
'Reduction-first approach': WorldGBC updates net-zero buildings commitment
The World Green Buildings Council (WorldGBC) has today (15 September) unveiled an update to its longstanding Net Zero Carbon Buildings Commitment, that aims to ignite a "reduction-first" approach to decarbonisation to halve emissions from the sector by 2030 and tackle lifecycle emissions.
Half of UK investors facing 'major' climate-related risks to assets
Around 50% of the UK's institutional investors are facing "major" climate-related threats that could impact the value of their portfolios - namely those focused on the private sector - according to new research.
Report: Oil and gas firms must halve production by 2030 if world is to deliver Paris Agreement
Oil and gas companies must plan for major production declines by the 2030s to meet the 1.5C target laid out in the Paris agreement, or risk losing $1trn, according to a new report.
Amazon launches nature-based solutions 'accelerator' to support farmers and cut emissions
Amazon has today (2 September) launched a new agroforestry and restoration programme that will utilise nature-based solutions (NbS) while improving livelihoods for local farmers in the Brazilian Amazonian region.
edie's latest COP26 Primer report focuses on nature-based solutions
As part of the brand-new Countdown to COP26 Festival of digital content and events, edie has this week launched its latest "Primer Report" which provides need-to-know insights into the key themes of this year's crucial climate talks. Up next: Nature-Based Solutions.
Go beyond net-zero and target net-negative emissions, climate scientists urge
A group of world-renowned climate scientists is arguing that ambitions for reaching net-zero emissions by 2050 will no longer be enough to avoid the worst impacts of global heating, in light of the fact that change is happening more rapidly than predicted.
COP26 Action Tracker: Nations urged to respond to IPCC report as Cambo oilfield row rolls on
With less than 100 days to go until COP26, this new series from edie will provide a regular temperature check of global climate action from nations and businesses.
'Sobering reading': Boris Johnson reacts to new IPCC report
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has responded to a major new report from thousands of the world's leading climate scientists, calling for all world leaders to treat the findings as a "wake-up call" in the run-up to COP26.
5 key corporate net-zero considerations based on the latest IPCC report
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has issued a report warning that irreversible and unprecedented changes to the planet are being caused by the climate crisis. Here, edie summarises how businesses should respond to the warnings in the new landmark report.
World’s largest meat company JBS joins Race to Zero initiative
The world’s largest meat company, JBS, met with COP26 President Alok Sharma to formally join the Race to Zero campaign, building on a net-zero commitment set earlier this year.
'The package currently on the table is perilously inadequate': Green economy reacts to new IPCC report
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's (IPCC) Working Group 1 has published a major new report outlining how the severity of the physical impacts of the climate crisis will grow without immediate and deep cuts to emissions. Here, edie rounds up the key pieces of reaction from across the UK's green economy.
IPCC report: Global temperature increase likely to pass 1.5C sooner than thought
The window in which to deliver the "deep emissions cuts" needed to prevent the worst impacts of the climate crisis is closing rapidly, thousands of scientists are warning, meaning that our best chance of delivering the Paris Agreement is to reach "at least net-zero" by 2050.
COP26 Action Tracker: G20 members clash on coal as credibility of corporate net-zero targets questioned
With less than 100 days to go until COP26, this new series from edie will provide a regular temperature check of global climate action from nations and businesses.
Nations and businesses 'hiding behind net-zero smokescreen', Oxfam warns
Governments and corporates are relying too much on 'unproven and unrealistic' carbon removal and offsetting schemes in order to reach net-zero targets, with a new report from Oxfam warning that a land area five times the size of India would be required to create new forests for these measures.
Almost half of world nations fail to submit updated climate plans ahead of COP26
A little over half of the world's nations have submitted updated climate action plans ahead of the crucial climate summit in Glasgow later this year, with the UK now pressing for the likes of China and India to outline decarbonisation plans.
Pension schemes urged to set net-zero targets ahead of COP26
More than 80 defined benefit (DB) pension schemes have been urged to align with the Paris Agreement by aiming to reach net-zero emissions by 2050 at the latest while also ensuring a rapid exit from coal investments.
Report: Oil and gas companies set to eat up 80% of global carbon budget
The oil and gas sector is set to burn through some 80% of the total global carbon budget the world will need to stick to if the Paris Agreement's 1.5C trajectory is to be realised, a major new report has revealed.
Shell to appeal court ruling compelling it to set more ambitious climate targets
Royal Dutch Shell has confirmed plans to appeal a court ruling ordering the energy major to set stronger targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
COP26 Action Tracker: China's ETS launches as UK's Cambo oilfield plans draw controversy
With less than four months to go until COP26, this new series from edie will provide a regular temperature check of global climate action from nations and businesses.
Inditex and Elsevier commit to net-zero emissions by 2040
Clothing giant Inditex and research publishing firm Elsevier are the latest corporates to have updated their corporate strategies, setting ambitions to reach net-zero emissions by 2040 at the latest.
SBTi to increase minimum target-setting requirements to 1.5C
The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) is updating its strategic approach to increase the minimum ambition for corporate climate action from "well below 2C" to 1.5C above pre-industrial levels, as envisioned by the Paris Agreement.
Aviva's Steve Waygood: Now is the time for finance firms to become climate macro-stewards
With the world on track for 3.2C of warming by the end of the decade, by UN estimates, Aviva Investors' chief responsible investment officer Steve Waygood is urging professionals in his line of work to go beyond their four walls and influence international climate plans.
UK's carbon capture and storage market could create 50,000 jobs
The UK could become an early mover in the global carbon capture utilisation and storage (CCUS) market and create up to 50,000 jobs if new enabling policies are introduced.
Carbon offsetting: Global governance body to be formed this year
With more businesses turning to carbon offsetting as a means to net-zero, the sector will need to grow dramatically - but concerns persist about greenwashing. To that end, plans have been drawn up to launch an independent governance body by the end of 2021.
Report: Built environment failing to account for lifecycle emissions of projects
Businesses operating in the built environment sector have been called upon to adopt a whole lifecycle approach to assessing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, with a new report finding that less than 1% of global building projects currently calculate and report on lifecycle emissions.
How are UK businesses approaching the net-zero transition? Find out with edie's new Barometer
The first edition of edie's new bi-annual Net-Zero Business Barometer, providing a regular temperature check and progress update regarding the decarbonisation of organisations across the UK, is now available to download.
Investors call on banking giants to step up on climate and biodiversity commitments
More than 100 investors, including the likes of Aviva and M&G Investments, representing $4.2trn in assets under management have written to some of the world's biggest banks, calling on them to strengthen climate and biodiversity targets this year.
COP26 Action Tracker: Recapping the G7 Summit and outlining a green policy wishlist
With less than five months to go until COP26, this new series from edie will provide a regular temperature check of global climate action from nations and businesses.
Analysis: Two-thirds of UK finance firms have climate targets, but most are failing to shift investments
While most of the UK's biggest banks and asset managers have updated their climate targets in light of net-zero, finance flows are still ultimately favouring high-carbon projects and businesses, according to new analysis of more than 1,200 financial institutions.
'Landmark ruling': French Government ordered to align with climate targets within nine months
France's top administrative court has condemned the Government's failure to comply with the Paris Agreement and fight global warming, giving it nine months to get in line with the climate objectives it signed up to.
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.
Addo Food Group targets net-zero emissions by 2035
The owner of food brands such as Wall's, Bowyers and Pork Farms has announced its intention to reach net-zero emissions by 2035 by setting science-based targets across its whole value chain in line with the 1.5C ambition of the Paris Agreement.
Burberry to become 'climate positive' by 2040
Luxury fashion firm Burberry has updated its science-based targets in a bid to become "climate positive" by 2040, a move that will aim to decarbonise the value chain and utilise a bespoke carbon insetting fund.
G7: What was (and wasn't) agreed by world leaders to combat the climate crisis
From "green Marshall Plans" and net-zero energy sectors to a lack of clarity on green spending and transport decarbonisation, edie rounds up what was and wasn't agreed at the G7 Summit.