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Make a whale of a gift to the climate

ORCA is one of the UK’s leading whale and dolphin conservation charities. Here’s why their work is crucial to fighting climate change – and why your referral donation makes a difference. What’s ORCA? Since 2001, ORCA has been working to monitor vulnerable whale and dolphin populations and protect threatened marine habitats. Working with governments, research […]

Inside Clim8 Sustainability

A wolf in sheep’s clothing: why labelling gas ‘green’ is a dangerous move

Europe is trying to kill two birds with one stone by giving gas a green label. But it isn’t likely to do the continent’s green transition – or  long-term energy security – any favours. On the very last day of 2021, the European Commission included a surprise addition to its new European Green Taxonomy – […]

Sustainability

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 […]

Climate Change Sustainability

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. […]

Climate Change Sustainability

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 […]

Climate Change Sustainability

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 […]

Climate Change Sustainability