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In defence of net zero

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 dream of a perfect one" Carl von Clausewitz, 1780-1831 The backlash is underway. And it's... go to Article >

Net Zero Festival Spotlight: Rhian-Mari Thomas, Green Finance Institute CEO

6 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

VIDEO: Leading green economy figures offer their candid views on what net zero means to them ahead of the Net Zero Festival 2021 Dr Rhian-Mari Thomas is chief executive of the Green Finance Institute (GFI), an independent... read more

Net Zero Festival Spotlight: Viki Cooke, co-founder of Britain Thinks

0 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

VIDEO: Leading green economy figures offer their candid views on what net zero means to them ahead of the Net Zero Festival 2021 Viki Cooke is a the co-founder and joint chair of Britain Thinks, an insight and strategy... read more

Study: Majority of UK industries currently on course to miss 2050 net zero targets

0 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Only five sectors are decreasing their emissions, while seven are actually seeing emissions rise, University of the West of England and Zurich UK study finds Most sectors of the UK economy are on course to miss their 2050... read more

BT dials forward net zero goals to 2030

3 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Company waves goodbye to 3G and PTSN networks as it looks to hit accelerated decarbonisation target Communications giant BT Group is set to slash its carbon emissions sooner than planned, as part of an updated set of net... read more

Net Zero Festival Spotlight: Shaun Spiers, Green Alliance executive director

1 Day ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Leading green economy figures offer their candid views on what net zero means to them ahead of the Net Zero Festival 2021 What are your net zero priorities for the year ahead? Green Alliance's Net Zero Policy Trackers... read more

Net Zero Festival Spotlight: Mark Campanale, founder and executive chair of Carbon Tracker

2 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

VIDEO: Leading green economy figures offer their candid views on what net zero means to them ahead of the Net Zero Festival 2021 Mark Campanale is the founder of the hugely influential think tank Carbon Tracker, a... read more

Net Zero Festival Spotlight: Michael E. Mann, climate scientist and author

3 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

VIDEO: Leading green economy figures offer their candid views on what net zero means to them ahead of the Net Zero Festival 2021 World-renowned climatologist, geophysicist, and author Michael E. Mann has been a major... read more

'Critical': Mark Carney launches Net Zero Financial Services Providers Alliance

1 Day ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

17 organisations spanning breadth of financial service industry form financial sector’s newest climate-focused coalition Global credit rating agencies, stock exchanges, index providers, credit ratings agencies, and... read more

Zoom in on Net Zero - with Boston Consulting Group's Bas Sudmeijer

1 Day ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

VIDEO: Managing director and partner at management consultancy giant once again joins BusinessGreen's James Murray for a chat ahead of the 2021 Net Zero Festival Our latest Zoom in on Net Zero interview guest is Bas... read more

London Pensions Fund Authority targets net zero by 2050

1 Day ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

LPFA also unveils interim decarbonisation goals for 2030 alongside plans to invest in assets which contribute to a low carbon future The London Pensions Fund Authority (LPFA) has become the latest in the retirement... read more