The COP26 host is challenging other countries to match its ambition after setting challenging new 2030 targets for cutting emissions this week. Angeli Mehta asks leading experts whether they think Boris Johnson has the policies in place to deliver
Comment: WBCSD’s Peter Bakker explains why the sustainable business organisation is raising the bar for ambition and action on climate change, nature loss and social equity, and giving its members two years to get into line
Rather than regard carbon offsetting as a substitute for reducing their own emissions, businesses should use it as a complementary measure beyond science-based targets to catalyse climate action that wouldn’t have otherwise happened, argues Gold Standard’s Owen Hewlett
In this #EarthDay comment piece, Freuds CEO Dr Arlo Brady says there is no way we can socially distance our way out of the climate crisis, but the Covid-19 may hold other lessons about the importance of a speedy response and global cooperation
In his monthly analysis of sustainability news, Oliver Balch reports on the decision of the UK Court of Appeal shooting down a third runway at Heathrow, Mark Carney’s green finance powwow and reasons to be cheerful about corporate climate action
In the second part of his monthly Cheat Sheet roundup of sustainability news, Oliver Balch reports on the C40 World Mayors Summit and new science showing that food that is good for people is also good for the planet
For the UK to deliver on its new net zero greenhouse gas target, car travel needs to reduce by 20% and flights by 18%. Mike Childs of Friends of the Earth urges the government to put climate change at the centre of its thinking, before it's too late
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