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Climate risk: Fund managers and the geospatial industry need geospatial data

Why has Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) changed, and how is geospatial data being under-utilised for fund managers and real estate portfolio holders?
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The future for travel emissions and the aftermath of COP27

Dr Susanne Etti, global environmental impact manager at Intrepid Travel, attended COP27 – here are her reflections on what’s been achieved, what’s failed, and where travel emissions go from here.
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Adaptation to climate change: Local & regional government perspective

Vasileios Latinos, Coordinator – Urban Resilience and Climate Adaptation, ICLEI Local Governments for Sustainability, European Secretariat, examines the local and regional government perspective of the adaption to climate change.
Climate Leadership and the COP Process

Climate Leadership and the COP Process

For many countries in the South, climate leadership has become increasingly necessary by the day, as the effects of the climate crisis are happening too fast for the globally proposed 45% average reduction of greenhouse gases by 2030.
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‘Nature tech’ predicted to grow by $6 billion following COP27

Following COP27, nature tech – ranging from drones planting trees and AI software managing rainforests – presents a greater market opportunity.
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UK spends £2 billion destroying the forests for bioenergy – despite COP27 pledges

Despite its pledges to protect the forests at COP27, the UK has increased biomass subsidies for bioenergy by £2 billion annually, which involves mass deforestation.
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COP27 is an opportunity for Rishi Sunak to ban microplastics

COP27 could be a perfect opportunity for new Prime Minister Rishi Sunak to ban microplastics in everyday products by changing manufacturing laws.
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COP27 finance: Could $1 trillion a year prevent ‘climate hell’?

UN chief warns we are on a path to 'climate hell' – but COP27 finance goals calculate $1 trillion of annual investment could curb this.
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Why is Rishi Sunak not attending the COP27 climate summit?

Despite the new Prime Minister promising to prioritise the environment, Downing Street has announced Rishi Sunak will not be attending COP27 COP27 is to take place in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, from 6 to 18 November – designed to help governments agree on steps to limit global temperature rises in the...
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Nature and Climate declaration signed by 2,000 politicians across the UK

An all-party alliance against climate change has announced the Nature and Climate declaration as a call to action for politicians .
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3 ways COP27 could deliver Africa’s needs for climate adaptation

Localising, re-building and increasing financial innovation could aid Africa with its adaptation to climate change in upcoming COP27 discussions.
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Egypt’s priorities as COP27 president

30 years on from the adoption of the UNFCCC, Egypt will take on the role of COP27 president with a pledge to turn words into action on climate change.
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Lessons learned on adaptation to climate change

Adaptation to climate change takes research-based decision-making and decisive action, argues Local Government Denmark and Danish Regions.
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COP27: Equitable green transport in Africa and the Global South

COP27 will see an action agenda on green transport, highlighting the importance of moving transportation away from traditional fossil fuels and toward electrification.
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UK unveils Net Zero Innovation Handbook for Australasian businesses

Australian and New Zealand businesses can use the UK's new Digital Trade Network’s Net Zero Innovation Handbook to solve decarbonisation challenges.
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Who is the COP27 Youth Envoy and what do they do?

Dr Omnia El Omrani has been selected as the COP27 Youth Envoy, where she is to engage with the wider community to contribute to promoting the inclusion of global young voices.
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COP27: Urban transformation and sustainable cities

Experts from the urban and the climate communities discussed action plans to reach more sustainable cities in an initiative workshop for COP27.
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Run up to COP27: recognising the importance of Indigenous leaders

COP26 President Alok Sharma to visit Australia and meet with Indigenous leaders and representatives to discuss climate action in preparation for COP27.
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Egypt’s COP27 vision: mitigation, adaption, and finance

Hosting the 27th session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, Egypt prepares for COP27. Here’s the breakdown:.
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Towards COP27: Climate leadership, the UK presidency and the Russian dilemma

Richard Beardsworth continues his series on political leadership, examining the UK's presidency in the run-up to COP27 in Egypt and the implications of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine for political leadership on climate.

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