Thinking the unthinkable. Radical solutions for climate change – we got ‘em!

Nothing like some trolling by people whose side you’re on to make you feel good. Earlier in the week I retweeted an article written by Izabella Kaminska, editor of the FT Alphaville blog who claimed that buying BP might deliver a speedier solution for climate change than ongoing activism. Izabella argued “putting your money where Read more about Thinking the unthinkable. Radical solutions for climate change – we got ‘em![…]

BP’s net zero plans and KKR’s new impact fund. Stepping stones towards Global Goals?

I am taking a moment to examine the two huge Global Goals related news stories in the past 48 hours. In case you missed them… BP unveiled very ambitious plans to reduce the oil company’s carbon footprint to net zero by 2050. And earlier on massive investment fund KKR, announced a $1.3bn (just over £1bn) Read more about BP’s net zero plans and KKR’s new impact fund. Stepping stones towards Global Goals?[…]

Is COP26 in Glasgow our last shot at a meaningful cut in carbon emissions? Christiana Figueres interview

Leadership Matters! Within the gossip and mud throwing around the sacking of Claire O’Neill from leading COP26 in Glasgow in November is a critical issue. COP26 is the last chance governments have to make critical cuts to carbon emissions and agreements on carbon trading systems in order to keep emissions to 1.5 degrees. During the Read more about Is COP26 in Glasgow our last shot at a meaningful cut in carbon emissions? Christiana Figueres interview[…]

Climate Change at Davos 2020 – nine key voices (videos)

At Davos 2020 I was fortunate enough to speak to a wide variety of interesting, knowledgeable and often inspiring people about climate change. Some were economists pointing to the issues that lie ahead if we don’t tackle the problem. Others were activists putting pressure on governments to act now to reduce carbon footprints. But there Read more about Climate Change at Davos 2020 – nine key voices (videos)[…]