India: A breeding ground for science-based climate action

India: A breeding ground for science-based climate action By Subodhika Vohra India, along with the rest of the world, is suffering at the hands of increased extreme weather events. From extreme flooding in Kerala in 2018 and Mumbai in 2017 to cyclones battering the east coast, India’s vulnerability to climate change is evident. Recognising the…

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20 Feb

2019

Science Based Targets initiative announces major updates following IPCC Special Report on 1.5°C

Science Based Targets initiative announces major updates following IPCC Special Report on 1.5°C Wednesday 20 February 2019: The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) will introduce major new updates to enable companies to set greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets consistent with the most ambitious aim of the Paris Agreement, to limit average global warming to 1.5°C by…

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The imperative for raising ambition

The imperative for raising ambition Authored by the Science Based Targets initiative Building on the IPCC’s 1.5°C report, the Science Based Targets initiative is introducing new technical resources to enable companies to set emissions reduction targets in line with the Paris Agreement’s highest level of ambition. Holding global temperature rise below 1.5°C will require “rapid,…

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Over 100 global corporations using science-based targets to align strategies with Paris Agreement

More than one hundred major global corporations are now working towards emissions reduction targets aligned with what climate science says is required to prevent dangerous global warming.

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McDonald’s has pledged to slash greenhouse gas emissions – it’s charting a course for sustainable growth

McDonald’s has become the first global restaurant company to set an emissions reduction target in line with what the science says is needed to hold global temperature rise below two degrees Celsius.

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WEF: Mahindra challenges all companies to set science-based targets

Anand Mahindra, chairman of the Mahindra Group, is challenging all businesses around the world to set a science-based emissions reduction target.

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