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It sounds simple: protecting our forests and biodiversity hotspots is good for countries, communities, and companies alike. To protect a forest, you just set up activities that encourage us to assign more value to a tree that’s standing than a tree that’s cut down. In reality, it isn’t anywhere near this easy.
Technological carbon removals are a complex but crucial solution for climate action. South Pole experts reflect on the challenges and opportunities in scaling these important climate technologies.
We have summarised some of the key initiatives and levers of action for apparel and textile companies that want to stay fashionable in times of change. Let’s talk about setting and achieving SBTs, supply chain action and nature-based solutions.
South Pole has developed simple principles that explain the benefits of using carbon credits, based on existing best practice and recommendations by the Science-Based Targets initiative (SBTi) and the Voluntary Carbon Markets Integrity Initiative (VCMi), among many others, turning technical guidance into accessible language, with easily understandable talking points.
The climate crisis is driving the need for action to mitigate and adapt to climate change. Ecosystem Management Understanding ™ method can drive progress as it replicates the traditional movement of water through the landscape to work with the land, slowing down water so that sediment can settle and vegetation can grow.
The calculations are clear: climate change is costly and businesses need to simultaneously protect their value chains and drive emission reductions in their operations and beyond.
COP27 will be a crucial test: will countries make good on their climate promises as they decide how to implement the Paris Agreement?
What role can climate finance play in advancing climate adaptation in Africa? This was the central question at the recent UNFCCC Africa Climate Week 2022, held in Libreville, Gabon. With COP27 on the horizon and being touted as the “African COP,” can we expect a focus on Africa to dominate discussions? And if so, what can certain topics from Africa Climate Week tell us about what is to come in Cairo?
The ripples of the war in Ukraine have been felt everywhere: food shortages, a hike in energy prices and enormous disruption to supply chains. To help tackle the ongoing crisis in Ukraine, South Pole has raised over €32,000 to be shared among three charities raising funds for humanitarian relief.
Companies in the Forest, Land use and Agriculture (FLAG) sector now have a new bar for what real ambition looks like when it comes to climate action, following the release of the SBTi’s new guidance.