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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

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 […]

Sustainability Climate Change

Our view of seven sustainability trends on the rise in 2021

Sustainability trends suggest a shift towards a more circular system is beginning. In the last 70 years, mass consumerism and a maturing linear system (make, use, throw away) have changed how we view resources. The term ‘waste’ can infer little or no worth. All resources, effort, energy and time that goes into making products are […]

Sustainability Climate Change

Overcoming water scarcity: water crisis solutions you should know

Tackling water scarcity Water scarcity is one of four major challenges preventing 2.1 billion people, almost a third of our global population, from having regular access to clean drinking water. The other three are pollution, quality and affordability. For this first part in the series, we will be focussing on water scarcity. Water scarcity? And […]

Sustainability Climate Change

Clean Energy Superpower: The Energy Storage Solution

Wind farms and solar panels are a common sight these days. Originally criticised for blemishing unspoilt landscapes, they are now welcomed as signs of greener times. And as fossil-fuel energy gradually gives way to clean energy, wind and solar will likely take over as the dominant energy source. Especially in the UK and other less […]

Sustainability Climate Change

How to fight climate change – The impact you can have as an individual

Climate catastrophe-lead headlines fill our newsfeeds on a daily basis. And the frequency appears to have  been increasing exponentially since the start of the COVID crisis. From Australian bushfires that burn for months [1] to devastating hurricanes in the Caribbean [2], it has been near impossible to escape these devastating events and reports. For some, […]

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