Why decarbonising industry is a team sport

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Faustine Delasalle, Co-Executive Director, Mission Possible Partnership and Director, Energy Transitions Commission & Anthony Robert Hobley, Co-Executive Director, Mission Possible Partnership and an Executive Fellow, WEF, World Economic Forum We already have the tools to tackle global emissions, […]

Why the future of carbon should be blue

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Emily Pidgeon, Vice-President, Ocean Science and Innovation, Conservation International Mangroves protect coastlines, protect biodiversity and protect local livelihoods – yet humanity has failed to protect them. Vida Manglar (‘mangrove life’ in Spanish), is the first project to adequately […]

Commission and Breakthrough Energy Catalyst announce new partnership to support investments in clean technologies for low-carbon industries

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and Bill Gates have today announced a pioneering partnership between the European Commission and Breakthrough Energy Catalyst to boost investments in the critical climate technologies that will enable the net-zero economy. Presented on the occasion of the sixth […]

How nature can help carbon-intensive companies meet their net-zero commitments

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Michael B. Jenkins, President and Chief Executive Officer, Forest Trends For hard-to-abate sectors like transport, energy and aviation, tropical forests are a key tool for setting and following through on ambitious net-zero climate commitments. The new LEAF Coalition […]

This Finnish town will be carbon neutral by 2025. Here’s how.

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Sean Fleming, Senior Writer, Formative Content Lahti in Finland wants to be carbon neutral by 2025 – far sooner than many other towns and cities. Cleaner sources of energy are a major part of its plan. Residents are […]

Why private capital is the key to unlocking carbon capture at scale

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Namita Vikas Founder and Managing Partner, AuctusESG & Sourajit Aiyer, Vice President, Sustainable Finance & ESG, AuctusESG Fossil fuels will still account for two-thirds of the global energy mix by 2030. Clean energy strategies must take this into […]

Carbon levy on EU imports needed to raise global climate ambition

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. To raise global climate ambition and prevent ‘carbon leakage’, the EU must place a carbon price on imports from less climate-ambitious countries, say Environment MEPs. On Friday, the Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety adopted a resolution on a WTO-compatible EU carbon […]

To achieve net-zero carbon cities and buildings we need systemic efficiency

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Francesco Starace, CEO and General Manager, Enel Group & Jean-Pascal Tricoire, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Schneider Electric Decarbonizing our cities and buildings is both necessary and very complex. Digitalization will be a key enabler of this transformation. […]

Successful carbon removal depends on these 3 conditions

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Neil Yeoh, Global Shaper, New York II Hub There is now more carbon dioxide in the atmosphere than at any time in the past 400,000 years, with carbon dioxide levels exceeding an unprecedented 400 parts per million. The […]

Putting a price on carbon will help New York state achieve a clean energy future

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Richard Dewey, President and CEO, NYISO New York State, the 11th-largest economy in the world, recently enacted the US’ most aggressive climate change legislation. By 2040, according to the new law, the state must get all of its […]

The future of sustainability: recycling carbon through the power of the sun

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Bart Kolodziejczyk, Research Fellow, Monash University & Tyra Horngren, PhD candidate, University of Melbourne In August last year, the Trump administration proposed the weakening of vehicle emission regulations, causing concern for climate advocates. This follows its decision to withdraw […]

An economist explains how to go carbon neutral in our lifetime

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Nicholas Stern, President, Royal Economic Society & Ceri Parker, Commissioning Editor, Agenda, World Economic Forum Fear and despair are an understandable reaction to climate change. Unless we radically change the way we live, we’re on the path to a […]

5 ways to fast-track the transition to a carbon neutral world

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author:  Emily Farnworth, Head of Climate Change, World Economic Forum The latest report from the United Nations’ scientific panel on climate change paints a dire picture, as predicted, of the consequences of climate change. Current levels of greenhouse gas […]