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First Movers Coalition targets aluminium and carbon removal as it swells to 50 firms

Microsoft, Salesforce and Google owner Alphabet have pledged to collectively invest $500m in carbon removal technology by 2030, as a flurry of announcements aimed at scaling decarbonisation solutions for emissions-intensive…

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'No progress': MPs slam government failure to curb CO2 from construction and demolition of buildings

A dearth of policy designed to tackle the significant emissions generated by the construction and demolition of buildings is damagingthe  chances of the UK achieving net zero, MPs on Parliament's…

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HSBC responsible investing head's climate speech was misinformed, misguided and deeply irresponsible

The recent outrageous speech of Stuark Kirk, ostensibly the head of ‘responsible' investing for HSBC Asset Management, was not only misinformed and misguided - his many fallacies have already been…

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'Avoid employers who are killing the planet': UN Secretary-General issues graduation ceremony plea

"Don't work for climate-wreckers," UN Secretary-General, António Guterres has warned students in a speech marking the graduation of the Class of 2022. Addressing the Seton Hall University Commencement...

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'Not only an environmental issue': Scottish Widows calls on pensions industry to steer a just transition to net zero

The government and pensions industry should make ‘just transition' considerations a central component of wider net zero policy, according to Scottish Widows. The provider yesterday published a report outlining how…

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