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'Allow women to play a leading role in shaping the future': Why the UK's green recovery must level up gender inequalities

Report from PwC warns business and government must embed gender equality into their green growth plans, noting that current levels of understanding about green jobs remains limited among women The vast majority of women are both less aware of and feel more underqualified for 'green' job opportunities compared... go to Article >

'Climate breakdown has already begun': Green figures react to IPCC's landmark climate warning

72 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Roundup of reaction from politicians, NGOs, and business figures as the world's top climate scientists serve up latest evidence on scale of potential climate cataclysm ahead Today the world's leading climate scientists... read more

In defence of net zero

173 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Concerns about the efficacy of net zero targets are justified, but could condemnation of the concept from Greta Thunberg and others inadvertently serve to undermine efforts to decarbonise? "The enemy of a good plan is the... read more

Can Rishi Sunak Act Quickly Enough To Save The Planet?

178 Days ago Other Source: Huffingtonpost.co.uk

When Boris Johnson addressed Joe Biden’s climate change summit on Earth Day this week, he was on characteristically playful form. Pointing out that the UK had slashed carbon emissions while increasing growth in recent years, he turned to his... read more

'$1tr in green investment is just the beginning': Why 2021 could be a landmark year for sustainable debt

177 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Climate Bonds Inititiave predicts sustainable debt market will hit $1tr this year, but warns of a major "gap" between investment levels and much-needed capital for climate solutions The sustainable bond market hit an... read more

'Power shift': Mayors and council leaders demand new powers to support net zero action

99 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

New communique warns government that without new devolved powers local authorities, cities, and regions will struggle to deliver decarbonisation necessary to meet net zero goals More than 30 local leaders and mayors from... read more

'Woefully prepared': How can the UK plug its looming net zero skills gap?

107 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

New report from think tank Onward warns that without a major revamp of the UK's skills strategy its net zero goals and economic competitiveness will be at risk The UK's skills shortage is a well-documented and... read more

Government targets net zero planes, roads and railways in 'landmark' green transport strategy

98 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Long-awaited Transport Decarbonisation Plan aims to make public transport, walking and cycling 'natural first choice' for UK journeys Long-awaited plans to decarbonise all UK journeys across road, rail, air and water have... read more

Biden's first 100 days is all about jobs and families — and he's willing to spend big in a break with the Reagan legacy

172 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementWhen he first stepped into the national spotlight, Joe Biden made a big gamble seeking to sweep aside the legacy of a Republican president who came to power pledging to diminish the reach of the federal government.... read more

13 must-see charts for navigating markets in the second half of the year, according to strategists at 5 top investment banks and asset managers

93 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementIt's only been seven months into the year and markets have already witnessed a multitude of once-in-a-decade events. Retail traders flocked to no-fee brokerage apps and coordinated short squeezes against well-known hedge... read more

Autocar Awards 2021: Sir Lewis Hamilton wins Editor's Award

134 Days ago Motors Source: Autocar.co.uk

"These things that had been suppressed bubbled to the surface. I could no longer stay quiet" A tumultuous 2020 gave one of Britain’s greatest-ever sportsmen fresh motivation to remain at the top of his game, as we discover In the last scene... read more