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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

Our Q3 take on the wind sector: it’s blowing hot and cold

Every three months, and over the course of about four weeks, listed companies release their quarterly results. These help financial analysts and portfolio managers assess if a company is delivering as expected, then work out if it’s still on track. As specialist climate investment professionals, we couldn’t help but notice the usual suspects’ relative weakness […]

Sustainable Investing

The year that missed a beat

Hopes and dreams partially shattered Over the last 2 weeks, our investment team has shared their views on what was at stake, what we thought was achievable, and what we hoped would be achieved. Surely, our readers must have felt growing frustration with the Glasgow show where self-appointed saviours of the world and their useless […]

Cop26

Bridging the zoning divide

By Marie Allen, Clim8 Investment Team It’s been a busy week in Glasgow, where I was in the Green Zone. This zone was a side event hosted by the UNFCCC, across the river from the Blue Zone where the negotiations were happening. The idea behind it was a place “where the public, civil society, Indigenous […]

Cop26

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

Move over Homo Sapiens: Homo Urbanus is here to stay

More than two thirds of humanity will eventually live in cities. To mitigate environmental pressures, governments, businesses and citizens will need to collaborate in reclaiming urban spaces and redesigning them in a circular way. But is this an urban planner’s dream, or just another false hope?  Homo Urbanus is fast overtaking Homo Sapiens as the […]

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