Climate Crisis (9)

Causes, implications and responses to the climate crisis

Long-term leadership or a total lack of imagination?

I just read a really depressing report from FCLTGlobal summarising the outcomes of its latest summit, held last week. The mission of FCLTGlobal is "to focus capital on the long term to support a sustainable and prosperous economy." An excellent objective, and one backed by…

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Hope in spite of COP26

One could be forgiven for thinking that global markets are finally mobilising to solve humanity’s greatest challenges, from climate to poverty. ESG assets under management have been growing at 30% for five years, and now total $37 trillion. Meanwhile, a fifth of the world’s 2,000…

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Shame on you, Statoil

I'm not one to throw comments around on social media (or indeed spend much time on it at all) but this Statoil post (which appeared as a promoted link in my feed) drives me nuts. Seriously, a major oil company still trying to defend its…

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Speaking at the Reimagining Carbon Basecamp

As part of Future‑Fit's work with the Carbon Productivity Consortium, last month I had the pleasure of speaking at the Reimagining Carbon Basecamp in London. You can watch my presentation below, but I'd also encourage you to take a look at the other videos from the…

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In 500 words: Peak Oil

I found the concept of “Peak Oil” confusing until my brother explained it to me, and since its implications are so profound I thought others might benefit from a quick overview. What is Peak Oil? Peak oil has nothing to do with the amount of oil…

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