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SMEs need more government support to help them be greener

UK SMEs need more Government support to help them be greener – with 50% saying that reducing their CO2 emissions isn’t a priority for the coming year, a new survey… The post SMEs need more government support to help them be greener appeared first on London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com.

Developed countries urged to double climate aid as COP talks spill into Saturday

The newest climate agreement draft has just been released by the UN after COP26 negotiations surpassed their Friday deadline. This is the text international delegates will negotiate later today. The “CMA” is a proposal to meet the obligations of the landmark Paris Agreement, and is an abbreviation of the “Conference of the Parties serving as the…

Luxury cars targeted by climate activists as they are deflating tyres to protest over carbon emissions

Another climate group called Tyred of SUVs have been targeting “gas guzzling luxury cars” which are parked on streets. The climate activists are deflating tyres of SUVs in Glasgow to… The post Luxury cars targeted by climate activists as they are deflating tyres to protest over carbon emissions appeared first on London Business News |…

2050 neutrality is a false prophet, there’s a time bomb waiting for us in the oceans

I felt a lot of sympathy this week seeing younger generations, led by Greta Thunberg, who decried what they saw as a gross display of elitist posturing and grandstanding by global leaders ostensibly attempting to ‘solve’ the climate crisis at COP26. I was there earlier this week, rubbing shoulders with the world’s elite as they…

Small businesses say they don’t have the time or resources they need to be more green

As world leaders discuss the climate crisis at COP 26, small business owners have issued a reality check about their own progress with sustainability plans, according to a survey from… The post Small businesses say they don’t have the time or resources they need to be more green appeared first on London Business News |…

CSR job vacancies jump by 74% as companies pledge to fight climate change

The number of CSR-related job roles advertised this year has increased by 74% since last year, and by 54% when compared to 2019 (pre-pandemic). In fact, May 2021 was the… The post CSR job vacancies jump by 74% as companies pledge to fight climate change appeared first on London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com.

Most top CO2 emitting firms will fail to meet benchmarks, finds study

An analysis of over 270 leading global companies across the most CO2-intensive industries found that only 25% have set CO2 reduction strategies that align by 2030 with either the International… The post Most top CO2 emitting firms will fail to meet benchmarks, finds study appeared first on London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com.

Three-quarters of us don’t consider our carbon footprint when booking a holiday

The UN Climate Change Conference has helped shine a light on how we can do our part to build a greener, more sustainable future. But research by hotel booking platform,… The post Three-quarters of us don’t consider our carbon footprint when booking a holiday appeared first on London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com.

Reaching net zero: Can the government afford it?

In October, the government announced its long-awaited net zero strategy, a complex and wide-ranging pathway to achieving net zero emissions by 2050. The government hopes the new plans will provide a clear roadmap for the economy to reorientate around a new green mission: To reduce emissions over the next three decades and to help limit global warming…

Pupils told not to miss school to protest over climate change as fines could be issued for missing education

The Education Secretary Nadhi Zahawi is urging school children not to miss school and protest over climate change. This comes as thousands of children are demonstrating on the streets of… The post Pupils told not to miss school to protest over climate change as fines could be issued for missing education appeared first on London…

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