How car clubs like Zipcar can play a leading role in decarbonising transport


Jonathan Hampson, General Manager at Zipcar UK, describes how car sharing in the UK is changing the way people view mobility.

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Posted by Jonathan Hampson on 7th February 2019

What is a "just transition" and why is it critical to getting to a low-carbon future?

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Dr Ajay Gambhir, Senior Research Fellow at Imperial College London’s Grantham Institute – Climate Change and the Environment considers the term “just transition” and why it is key to securing a sustainable, resilient, low-carbon future.

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Posted by Dr Ajay Gambhir on 11th December 2018

Business should think beyond being clean to being green

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Reflecting on Green GB Week, Bruce Howard, Director at the UK’s Ecosystems Knowledge Network, argues that there is much more to being green than avoiding harm to the environment. 

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Posted by Bruce Howard on 23rd 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?


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

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


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

The IPCC 1.5 degrees report: we need further faster action


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 business case: the key to the door to scaling sustainable business practice

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Ahead of Green GB Week, Mike Barry, Director of Sustainable Business, Plan A at M&S, argues the business case for scaling sustainable business practice to the economy as a whole.

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Posted by Mike Barry on 27th September 2018