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If this is not a call for action, what is?
by Vincent Gilles & Marie Allen On 4th April, the IPCC released the final report of its current reporting cycle. Each IPCC reporting cycle consists of the work of 3 working groups that provide a comprehensive meta-analysis of the current science on climate change. The working groups cover: The Physical Science Basis; Impacts, Adaptation and […]
2022: The year to get real about climate transition
Will 2022 play good COP to 2021’s bad COP? Despite its many shortcomings, COP26 was at least a partial success. The Glasgow Pact strengthened loss and damage finance and committed to double adaptation finance for developing countries, as well as reducing greenhouse gas emissions with more ambitious Nationally Determined Contributions1 from many countries. Yet assuming […]
ESG is BS. We need Climate Impact
by Duncan Grierson, Founder & CEO of Clim8 ESG is a huge distraction in the fight against climate change. Investors need a new category that does what it says on the tin – Climate Impact. In the past few years, a tsunami of money, trillions of dollars have moved into so-called ESG investment funds. […]
Could the energy crisis derail our transition to net-zero?
If you have been following the news for the past couple of weeks, the term “energy crisis” has been hard to miss. Across the world, shortages in energy sources are wielding havoc. In Europe, natural gas prices are on the rise, oil prices are going up, and China is struggling with dwindling coal reserves. And […]
Duncan Grierson, Clim8 CEO: “We must act now”
On August 9th the IPCC released a landmark study, warning of increasingly extreme heatwaves, droughts and flooding, and a key temperature limit being broken in just over a decade. The report “is a code red for humanity” and a global call to action. Here are my 4 takeaways from the report: The new report begins […]
Future Outlook for Clean Energy
Guest article from Industry Expert, Michael Wilshire In the last decade, the clean energy sector has grown at an impressive rate. Wind and solar accounted for less than 2% of global generation in 2010, growing to over 10% by 2020, with a 56% share projected for 2050 (see Bloomberg New Energy Finance’s latest “ New […]