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COP26 pledges could limit warming to 1.8C

COP26 pledges could limit warming to 1.8C but only if the commitments are implemented in full, according to the International Energy Agency. Despite the pessimism ahead of COP26 a “big step forward” could be possible if all the pledges set out to date were “fully achieved”, according to Fatih Birol, the IEA’s executive director. Read […]

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SBTi sets up a framework for financial institutions

The Science Based Targets initiative sets up a new framework for financial institutions to set science-based targets and align their lending and investment activities with the Paris Agreement.In one of the case studies CRREM was used to identify transition risk in the portfolio of Bank J. Safra Sarasin, Ltd. Read more here …  or Find […]

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GHG levels at all time high

The UN reports that greenhouse gas (GHG) levels hit a new record despite lockdowns. This data sends a ‘stark’ message to the nations tasked with increasing action at the Cop26 climate summit, UN meteorology chief says. The concentration of carbon dioxide is now 50 % higher than before the Industrial Revolution. All key GHG rose […]

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AEW wins Research Award using CRREM

AEW colleagues won the first ever AREF research award for their report titled “Climate-informed Real Estate Returns in Europe” by using the CRREM pathways and data for their analysis to quantify climate related risk for investors. The award also stresses the urgent call for action within the real estate sector. Read more here … or […]

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