We Have 12 years to Limit Climate Change Catastrophe, Warns UN

The world’s leading climate scientists have warned there is only a dozen years for global warming to be kept to a maximum of 1.5C, beyond which even half a degree will significantly worsen the risks of drought, floods, extreme heat and poverty for hundreds of millions of people. The authors …

Report: All Buildings Must Be Zero-Carbon by 2050 to Hit Climate Targets

The global building industry must prepare for a seismic shift towards low-carbon if the world is to meet global climate targets to keep temperatures at safe levels, a new study released today reveals. According to new research from the World Green Building Council (WGBC), every building on the planet must …

Shell to Link Executive Bonuses to Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Shell, Europe’s largest oil company, has unveiled plans to link a slice of executive bonuses to its performance in curbing greenhouse gas emissions in response to shareholder pressure for it to better prepare for the low-carbon transition. Shell’s chief executive Ben van Beurden announced the move in an interview with …