‘The business community has more or less completely bought into getting on the pathway to net zero’

That was the suggestion from Jonathon Porritt, Co-Founder of Forum for the Future and veteran environmental campaigner, who spoke earlier this week as part of Energy Live Xpo 2020

Airbus secures ‘climate change space contract’ to help protect Earth

The new contract will enable climate scientists to better compare and calibrate data from satellites and allow much more accurate forecasts and analysis to be made

More US citizens concerned about long-term threat of climate change than coronavirus

Around 35% of respondents said they now trust their government’s ability to tackle the climate crisis less than they did before the pandemic

Gaia Says No! Episode 12 – Epilogue

In this final episode we look back over the series and what we have heard and learned

Gaia says no! Episode 7 – Religion

The majority of humans are religious so shouldn’t we use that influence to change our behaviour?

Social and economic structures ‘must be more in tune with sustainability’

That’s the suggestion from Mike Hughes, UK & Ireland Zone President at Schneider Electric, who spoke to future Net Zero Founder Sumit Bose last week

Climate change ‘could cost global economy nearly $10tn by 2050’

A new report warns nature losses and environmental damage need to be rapidly reversed in order to avoid severe financial losses across multiple vital sectors

Greenhouse gas levels ‘have grown to record levels over last five years’

The World Meteorological Organization says global average temperature has increased by 0.2°C compared to 2011-2015

Earth Overshoot Day: World’s 2019 resources ‘budget’ already spent

It has moved up by two months over the last 20 years and this year’s date of 29th July is the earliest ever

Forest area twice the size of UK ‘cut down to grow food since 2010’

Greenpeace International says millions of trees have been cut down to set up plantations supplying some of the world’s leading food companies