PENGUIN PERSPECTIVES BLOG

Penguin Perspectives Blog

This is where we cherry pick the latest news and views on climate change and how its effects are already making waves in our economies, societies and daily lives. Tune into the fresh perspectives and opinions from both our own experts and other great movers and shakers on the climate scene and read uplifting stories from our climate protection projects across the world. Have an idea or topic you'd like to learn more about? Get in touch - our experts will have it covered!

Net-zero is not just a buzzword - businesses must show they are serious about climate action

Net-zero is not just a buzzword - businesses must show they are serious about climate action

Renat Heuberger
UK and Ireland – are you ready for the year of climate action?

UK and Ireland – are you ready for the year of climate action?

To help inspire change in your organisation, and stay ahead of the competition, we’ve helpfully rounded-up some of 2020’s leading climate pledges from across the UK, Ireland and further afield.

How is Asia responding to the global climate challenge?

How is Asia responding to the global climate challenge?

Despite the impacts of COVID-19, climate action in Asia is accelerating rapidly. Some of the largest emitters in the region have set Net Zero targets and businesses are following suit. This is a welcome trend given Asia’s growing number of big multinationals – and the fact that it is home to the supply chains of various global brands. How is the region responding to the climate challenge and what can we expect from 2021?

Are Australian business leaders ready for Net Zero?

Are Australian business leaders ready for Net Zero?

Despite COVID-19, corporate climate action in Australia and globally continues apace and, in some cases, is even accelerating. We've rounded up 2020's key commitments to inspire your business to take the next step on your climate journey in 2021.

How can offsets help the global transition to net-zero in 2050?

How can offsets help the global transition to net-zero in 2050?

The Paris Agreement brings about two fundamental changes that affect the case for carbon offsets in the transition to a low-carbon economy – high ambition and universal scope. The agreement introduces ambitious long-term targets and demands climate action and engagement from all parties to the Agreement to ultimately reach net zero targets by 2050. So how can offsets be effectively integrated into compliance schemes in a way that upholds the principles of environmental integrity and raises climate ambition post-2020?

The role of corporate decarbonisation pathways in global climate action

On the road to Net Zero: The role of corporate decarbonisation pathways in global climate action

When politicians gathered in December 2015 to negotiate the Paris Climate Agreement, countries were asked to set national emissions reduction targets to limit global warming and slow climate change. Five years on during a global pandemic and amidst cries to 'build back better', it's clear that the need for ambitious private sector action is more important than ever.

The Toyola Cookstove project in Ghana

Net Zero Emissions: Why We Can’t Tackle the Climate Crisis Without Addressing Global Inequality

Numerous public and private leaders have committed to climate action with targets of climate neutrality or net-zero emissions. However, as we enter the year 2020, the world faces a fundamental trilemma of wicked, interconnected challenges: global warming, growing inequality, and rising nationalism. Therefore, a well-designed net-zero strategy must tackle the climate crisis and promote economic opportunities for the less privileged at the same time.

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