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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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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Show me what you drive and I’ll tell who you are

Transport has seen huge technological advances in the fight against climate change. From chic Teslas to heavy duty electric buses, electric vehicles have become widely available and it is clear that the transition away from combustion engines is well underway. But is it moving fast enough? Transport is responsible for one quarter of global CO2 […]

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Gender at COP: this climate needs to change

It’s disappointing that men have been over-represented at COP26, especially since climate change disproportionately affects women, mainly in southern parts of the globe. With so many female leaders spearheading influential movements that address the real experience of climate change, it’s clear that progress on gender equality and climate must go hand in hand. Across developed […]

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