Carbon Clear News & insights from EcoAct

We strive to keep our clients and partners up to speed on the latest climate news. Here you will find hot off the press releases, expert thought-pieces and the latest industry developments.

Taskforce on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures, scenario analysis

Lucy Haines | 27.03.2018

Scenario Analysis: future-proofing your organisation

The uncertainties regarding the future state of the earth’s climate are vast. With the potential for many different climatic conditions, preparing businesses and the economy for the future poses a ...

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emissions, emissions trading scheme

Emilie Alberola | 23.03.2018

Is the reform of the EU ETS sufficient to contribute to the Paris Agreement?

On 27th February 2018, Member States (MS) formally approved the reform of the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) for phase IV (2021-2030) at the EU Council. After more than two years ...

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Taskforce on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures

Absa-Reena Tasaddiq & Amelia Pardoe | 21.03.2018

The TCFD Recommendations: making the case for climate-related financial disclosures

Climate change is recognised as a significant threat to the stability of the global economic, social and geopolitical system. The TCFD recommendations represent a concerted commitment amongst ...

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Lucy Haines | 15.03.2018

Setting the stage for Europe’s next economic transformation?

On 31st January the High-Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance (HLEG) published its roadmap for responsible finance in Europe. This 100-page detailed document we have read for you articulates ...

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International Women's Day

Rachel Hunter | 08.03.2018

Energy access is a gender issue

To mark International Women’s Day, we revisit a blog about our project in Sudan and how it contributes to improving the lives of communities, and especially women, in Darfur.

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Circular economy

Luke Mendenhall | 21.02.2018

Plastic - What can we do about it?

The use of plastics is a hot topic right now. It has entered the consumer consciousness and companies, communities, and politicians are taking action.  

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CDP, Taskforce on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures

Frankie Bright | 15.02.2018

CDP - what’s new and what does it mean for you?

Off the back of the ‘Reimagining Disclosure’ consultation that CDP carried out in 2017, the finalised 2018 questionnaire content is now available . The questionnaires have changed quite ...

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COP24, Climate Action

Emilie Alberola | 08.02.2018

COP24: Crucial to increase climate action!

COP24, the 24th annual UNFCCC conference, will take place in December 2018. After a presidency ensured by Fiji in 2017, it is Poland's turn to take the lead in this international climate ...

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Sustainable Development Goals

David Keddie | 25.01.2018

Quantifying the Sustainable Development Goals

At the end of 2017, we published a blog on how companies are starting to take advantage of the opportunities presented by the Sustainable Development Goals to create a shared common purpose with ...

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Climate Change

Rachel Hunter | 10.01.2018

3 reasons to be hopeful about tackling climate change in 2018

We all worked hard during the past year to continue to shift the dial on combatting dangerous climate change.

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