Will the Southern Freeze impact U.S. Winter Wheat Crops?

Climate Change Frigid temperatures in the U.S. Southern Plains and Midwest may have impacted crops in key wheat-growing areas. Some analysts now believe that “winter kill” may become an issue. Credit Bloomberg Quicktake: Now

UN climate report a ‘red alert’ for the planet: Guterres

Nations are “nowhere close” to the level of action needed to fight global warming, a UN climate action report said on Friday, urging countries to adopt stronger and more ambitious plans to reach the Paris Agreement goals, and limit the temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Celsius, by the end of the century. 

What does delivering a net zero investment portfolio actually entail?

How difficult is it to achieve a net zero investment portfolio? On the face of it, the trend is favourable. BlackRock’s CEO Larry Fink has warned companies that they face increased scrutiny of their carbon-cutting plans and US president Joe Biden has outlined $2tr of commitments in support of climate action at a time when […]

UN: New national climate pledges will only cut emissions ‘by 2%’ over next decade

The latest round of national climate pledges falls “far short of what is required” to achieve the targets set out in the Paris Agreement, according to new UN analysis. A new “synthesis report” from UN Climate Change examines the combined impact of the 48 new and updated “nationally determined contributions” (NDCs) submitted by its end-of-year […]