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The changing investment climate

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To kick off Green GB Week, Steve Waygood, Chief Responsible Investment Officer at Aviva Investors, calls for greater climate action to deliver the aims of the Paris Agreement.


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Posted by Steve Waygood on 15th October 2018

Recognition of achievements to date can inspire next steps in decarbonisation

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Ahead of Green GB Week, Matthew Wright, Managing Director at Ørsted UK, reviews the UK power sector's journey to decarbonisation, highlighting the importance of consistent government policy in allowing the renewables sector to grow.


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Posted by Matthew Wright on 11th October 2018

The IPCC report: an insurmountable challenge or a global opportunity?

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Achieving net zero emissions by 2050, as set out by the IPCC report, will require very challenging emission cuts across all economic sectors but recent progress provides a strong basis from which more ambitious action can be taken argues Nick Molho, Executive Director of the Aldersgate Group.


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Posted by Nick Molho on 10th October 2018
First published in: The Economist

Environmental regulations: Far more than red tape

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Far from being a drag on the economy, well-designed environmental regulations can increase business investment in innovation and skills and drive competitiveness, argues Nick Molho, Executive Director at the Aldersgate Group.


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Posted by Nick Molho on 10th October 2018
First published in: IEEP

The IPCC Report: Why the UK needs a strong Environment Bill

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The IPCC report on limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees has strengthened the business case for a strong Environment Bill, argues Nick Molho, Executive Director at the Aldersgate Group.


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Posted by Nick Molho on 10th October 2018
First published in: BusinessGreen

Building a market for environmental impact investment

Jamie Mansfield

Ahead of Green GB Week, James Mansfield, Co-Founder and Managing Director at Environmental Finance, argues that to drive greater investment in environmental financing, government must put the commitments in the 25 Year Environment Plan on a statutory footing.


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Posted by James Mansfield on 5th October 2018

The IPCC 1.5 degrees report: we need further faster action

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Setting science-based 1.5 degree targets sends demand signals to the market for innovation and increased provision of low carbon alternatives, argues Gabrielle Ginér, Head of Environmental Sustainability at BT, ahead of the release of the IPCC's report on 1.5 degrees.


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Posted by Gabrielle Ginér on 5th October 2018

The EU’s mid-century climate strategy: a 2050 roadmap should lead to 1.5 °C

Danielle Lane

Decarbonising the EU's economy before 2050 will require greatly intensified ambition across all sectors, argues Danielle Lane, UK Country Manager at Vattenfall.


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Posted by Danielle Lane on 3rd October 2018