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Nuclear energy: a distraction on the road to climate solutions   
November 16, 2021
Source: Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - Despite its low-carbon virtues, nuclear energy is anything but quick. In the race to net-zero emissions, nuclear energy remains at the starting line. Continuing to support nuclear energy at the expense of faster and cheaper...
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The Glasgow climate pact, annotated   
November 14, 2021
Source: Washington Post on MSN.com - Two weeks of climate talks in Glasgow yielded an agreement that will not put the world on track to avoid catastrophic warming beyond 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit). But officials said it represents a significant...
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The changes to the Cop26 draft text and what they mean   
November 14, 2021
Source: The Guardian - In October 2018, at the behest of the 2015 Paris climate summit, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change – the global authority on climate science – produced a special report on what 1 ...
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Mars to focus on reduced energy usage amid net-zero commitment   
November 14, 2021
Source: Construction Week Online - The commitment comes on the heels of the findings in the July Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report. Mars to focus on reduced energy usage amid net-zero commitment. Business, GHG, greenhouse gas emissions,
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From Darts to Temperature Scores: Rewiring Finance   
November 13, 2021
Source: LinkedIn - Testing the relative performance of dart throwing monkeys, indices, and expert portfolios used to be a common theme in the discipline and industry of finance. Billions and decades have been spent tryi
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Sustainability disclosure announcements at COP26 – will your reporting processes deliver'   
November 13, 2021
Source: LinkedIn - COP26 has been pretty significant for finance departments. In the past two weeks I have written about the need for Climate Scenario Planning and then a few days after this blog the UK Government revea
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Wind and Solar Tech Is Not Growing Fast Enough to Meet Paris Agreement Goals   
November 13, 2021
Source: TreeHugger - Limiting global warming relies on the rapid expansion of renewable energy technologies like wind and solar. An analysis of the 60 largest countries found these technologies are not growing fast enough to avoid the worst of the...
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COMMENT | Accounting for climate change   
November 12, 2021
Source: Malaysiakini - This year’s United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow has brought a marked shift in focus from the responsibilities of governments to the power of th
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Cop26 draft text annotated: what it says and what it means   
November 12, 2021
Source: The Guardian - Welcomes the contribution of Working Group I to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Sixth Assessment Report and looks forward to the related forthcoming Intergovernmental Panel on ...
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Read the latest draft COP26 agreement in full   
November 12, 2021
Source: CNN on MSN.com - The UN has published its latest draft of the COP26 agreement. A final agreement will require consensus from all 197 parties and is expected to come late Friday or over the weekend. Here's the full text as the draft stands.
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