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WHAT'S NEXT?: Dealing with climate change over the next 15 years will require $6 trillion USD in annual investment. Organizations, large and small, will increasingly be pressured to deal with the effects of global climate change or face increased costs through not fully adopting sustainable policies. Instantly explore what’s changing and likely to impact your organization and how to mitigate the threat for the benefit of all mankind.

  • [New] The National Infrastructure Assessment called for action over the next 30 years to improve the resilience in the water supply in terms of growing pressures from climate change which includes a 50% reduction in leakages by 2050, widespread smart metering by 2030, and new water supply infrastructure. / Stormsaver
  • [New] The conservancy concept now taking root in Kenya might offer some practical lessons in curbing desertification and minimising impacts of drought and climate change. / Kenya Wildlife Conservancies Association
  • [New] Climate change will provide opportunities for the UK financial sector through increased investment in new green technologies as well as through potential new markets for insurance. /
  • [New] Despite being a global problem, climate change has disproportionately large impacts on non-Western countries in the form of extreme weather events, threats to food security, and displacement of communities. / handle
  • [New] For Canada to achieve its enhanced climate targets, including a 40-45% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions below 2005 levels by 2030, CCUS technology and infrastructure will need to play a vital role. / Pipeline & Gas Journal,
  • [New] Drought is a hidden global crisis that risks becoming the next pandemic if countries do not take urgent action on water and land management and tackling the climate emergency. / The Guardian
  • [New] Action to improve the UK's climate resilience is inadequate and fails to keep pace with global warming and associated risks. / University of Oxford
  • [New] The ECB expects all banks to harness the fresh information that is available on climate risks and to start assessing the materiality of the climate risks they are facing. / FinExtra
  • [New] The results in Asia, Southern Europe, and the global South make clear that health risks from climate are happening in places that historically have had little to do with causing climate change. / SciDev.Net
  • [New] Subsequent to the recent proclamation by China on attaining its carbon neutral target by 2060, there has been increasing discussion on the role of ocean resilience both in building marine ecological civilization and in combating climate change. / GreenBiz
  • [New] A comprehensive policy package can pave a road toward net zero emissions by 2050 and limit global warming to below 2 o C, with global output in 2050 lower by 1.2% compared to the baseline projection. / G20
  • [New] The dream of power generation through nuclear fusion dates back decades, and has become a much-anticipated means to mitigate climate change and meet the world's energy demands. / Vice
  • [New] The result of a referendum rejecting a revised law to curb CO 2 emissions complicates Switzerland's path towards achieving climate targets for 2030 and climate neutrality by 2050. / IPE
  • [New] The re-introduction of sugar beet production to Scotland - a move that could support national climate change targets, create green jobs, and unlock new economic opportunities - has taken a significant step forward after the pilot project laying its foundations received new funding. / News from AA Farmer
  • [New] Facing the triple threat of climate change, loss of nature and pollution, the world must deliver on its commitment to restore at least one billion degraded hectares of land in the next decade - an area the size of China. / The Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition (BCFN)
  • [New] People often forget that about 200 million people in the world today are already at risk in their habitat because of climate change that has already happened. / Aga Khan Development Network.
  • [New] Facing the triple threat of climate change, natural degradation and pollution, it calls to restore at least 1 billion hectares of degraded land, roughly the size of China, to protect falling biodiversity and face off food insecurity. / CGTN
  • [New] Doubling down on investments in innovative new technologies and R&D will pay dividends both in terms of climate progress and economic growth, and as global economies fully recover from Covid-19, smart initiatives can put the world on a low-carbon / high-growth trajectory that meets the Paris goals. / The National
  • [New] Companies with less than 250 employees must commit to halving their emissions by 2030 and reaching net-zero by 2050 in line with the SME Climate Hub, a global initiative to help small and medium enterprises decarbonise in line with the Race to Zero. / dezeen
  • [New] For Australia, speeding up action on climate change does not have to be a cost, it could be an economic opportunity. / ABC (Australia)
  • [New] The leaders of the UK, US, Japan, Germany, France, Italy and Canada describe climate change as an existential threat. / The Guardian
  • [New] To adapt to climate change, NATO will incorporate climate change considerations into its full spectrum of work, ranging from defence planning and capability development to civil preparedness and exercises. / NATO

Last updated: 20 June 2021