Remote working can have a positive impact on the environment through reducing transport-related emissions. Although these reductions are likely to represent only a small proportion of transport emissions as a whole, working from home could be one part of a package of policies aimed at reducing transport emissions.
Climate Week NYC runs annually, coinciding with the meeting of the United Nations General Assembly and in preparation for COP. It is designed as an opportunity for global collaboration between governments and businesses on climate action, and has resulted in a host of private sector pledges to achieve net zero.
In the run up to the next COP, the previous year’s Presidency and the incoming Presidency work together to set out a multi-layered approach to identify and test solutions to the topics at the upcoming COP. This article focuses on the outcomes of the meetings and consultations that have taken place during 2021 since COP25. The discussions have focused on six key areas, their challenges and negotiation points.
As part of the European Union's (EU) Green Deal legislation, a Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) has been proposed that should work hand-in-hand with the EU Emissions Trade Scheme (ETS) Some individuals suggest the ETS already covers what the CBAM promises; for example, it is based on the purchase of certificates by importers and will be based on the weekly price of EU ETS allowances CBAMs have been trialled or are in the planning stage in different regions of the world such as California, Canada and Japan.
Below are the notes from the Undergraduate University Courses Q&A by ClimaTalk that occurred on 21st October at 6:00 PM BST Date: 21/09/21 Time: 18:00 BST Speakers: Gianna, Kenisha, Alex, Hannah, Emma, Vincent Question 1: Why did you choose Cambridge or the UK over a course in the state? The US system is very broad...
Organic food production and consumption have skyrocketed in Europe. The EU organic regulation was created in 1991, and its mandatory logo came into force in 2010 The main aim of the EU organic regulation is to guarantee consumer confidence and ensure fair competition
Its Emissions Trading System is central to the EU’s efforts in reducing power and industrial emissions. In the cap-and-trade system, an overall amount of yearly emissions allowances is defined which can be traded among participants. Reforms have over the years improved the performance of the EU-ETS and a further tightening of its terms has recently been proposed.
Understanding the “S” component in ESG has posed challenges which are important to overcome. Using and integrating existing and upcoming technologies into supply chain analysis is a key recommendation for improving analysis of Social issues in ESG Rating agencies will play an important role in verifying Social impacts which are financially material, amplifying the existence of double materiality in reporting social and environmental issues