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New framework launched at COP26 to help businesses and regions measure climate resiliency

…implementing effective and targeted adaptation action to protect the most vulnerable. “At COP26 and beyond, I look forward to seeing these commitments turn into action, to tackle climate change head…

EU split on proposals to extend carbon pricing to road transport and ban polluting cars

…national governments towards the Commission proposals. ETS extension Among the most strident critics of the proposed ETS extension to road transport and buildings was Poland. The nation argued the carbon…

22 New Year’s resolutions for sustainability professionals in 2022 and beyond

…similar, may be on your to-do list for 2022. 19) Keep pushing for policy changes 2021 was, undeniably, a major year for green policy changes. COP26 saw top-level commitments on…

Survey: Most academics and professionals don’t think UK’s lessons are helping people into green jobs

…citizens.” Education Minister Nadhim Zahawi appeared at COP26 to deliver a draft Sustainability and Climate Change Strategy for schools. That document outlined proposals for greening both the curriculum and school…

The changing face of sustainability leadership: Do you need an environmental degree to enter the profession?

…and, in my view, you now have to do that.” It bears noting that LinkedIn’s report reveals that 40% of jobs posted in 2021 had ‘greening potential’. Healy continues: “Sustainability…

Meet edie’s 30 Under 30 Class of 2020: Miriam Webb, University of Gloucestershire

…the ‘brainprint’. I sit mainly within this second part. Greening the campus is important but we would be failing our core mission as an education provider if the graduates of…

What makes a sustainability leader? Inside Tideway’s award-winning infrastructure project

…major UK infrastructure project and, as such, it has both an opportunity and a responsibility to deliver wider benefits to the community. Tideway’s core commitment is to improve water quality…

Putting equality and development at the heart of a clean energy transition

…costs putting a strain on government accounts in cash-strapped developing economies. Global aid is also being redirected away from energy-poor economies towards the crisis in Ukraine. For many leaders and…

Report-ready climate risk insights in minutes

…to better understand the financial impacts of their exposure to climate change, and price climate-related risks more accurately, while supporting the greening of the UK economy,” says the UK Government….

Bank of England: Finance sector has ‘much more to do’ to understand and manage climate risks

…the axis of physical risk and transition risk, in three scenarios. The chosen scenarios have been developed by the Network for Greening the Financial System (NGFS) and built upon by…

Electricity price crisis ‘hampering UK steel sector’s net-zero transition’

…in light of soaring energy costs for existing technologies.” The EAC did “commend” the UK’s commitment to exploring net-zero-related issues, but warned that Ministers do not currently “fully grasp” the…

Greening packaging at the Women’s Euros and Scotland’s first ‘living building: The sustainability success stories of the week

Published every week, this series charts how businesses and sustainability professionals are working to achieve their ‘Mission Possible’ across the campaign’s five key pillars – energy, resources, infrastructure, mobility and…