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IPCC Report on Mitigation of Climate Change, released 4 April 2022

IPCC Report on Mitigation of Climate Change, released 4 April 2022

What were the key messages of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Report on Mitigation of Climate Change? The headline message is a sobering one; we are running out of time to reduce greenhouse gas emissions if we want to keep global warming to 1.5...

International Sustainability Standards Board Announced at Glasgow

International Sustainability Standards Board Announced at Glasgow

Carbon accounting is set to become as standardised as financial accounting. This is a ground-breaking milestone, in response to the growing and urgent demand for streamlining and formalising of corporate sustainability disclosures. For those of you already measuring...

What are Australian Governments doing in relation to climate change?

What are Australian Governments doing in relation to climate change?

Federal Government There have been many articles published on the Federal Government’s 2021-22 Budget already, noting it is more focussed on creating jobs from the commercialisation of low emissions technologies and supporting the insurance market than on reducing...

Covid-19 slows investment in energy efficiency measures

Covid-19 slows investment in energy efficiency measures

There have been many stories in the press recently about the short-term beneficial impact of reduced travel in 2020, due to responses to covid-19, on air pollution and carbon emissions. Unfortunately, the International Energy Agency’s Energy Efficiency 2020 Report...

Why measure the greenhouse gas emissions of your business?

Why measure the greenhouse gas emissions of your business?

You can’t manage what you don’t measure. If you don’t know how the activities of your business contribute to greenhouse gas emissions, you don’t know which ones to focus on, or which initiatives to invest in to reduce your impact. In the absence of proper measurement,...