Climate data cannot be kept out the boardroom

Climate data cannot be kept out the boardroom

A discussion on this data should be part of your next leadership meeting agenda. The latest IPCC emissions report card shows we are completely off track and what we have to do next involves "deep,...

Remote work as climate change mitigation

Remote work as climate change mitigation

If you have been following me for any amount of time you will know that I have repeatedly spoken about the impact remote working can have on emissions. (For example see these comments in...

Has this data been discussed in your boardroom?

Has this data been discussed in your boardroom?

While the desire to get back to “normal” after 2 years of dealing with this pandemic is completely understandable, we have to be very cognisant of the fact that our pre-pandemic “normal” put us on...

Decoupling from fossil fuels: The daily commute

Decoupling from fossil fuels: The daily commute

The pandemic has taught us that daily commutes for millions of office bound workers is completely unnecessary. We have also seen what less traffic has done to the air quality in cities around the...

Near term leadership goals

Near term leadership goals

In the very near future we are going to need an all society approach to reverse the pictured trajectory. Trends in Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide This is the most important challenge of our time and the...

We can slash in-person carbon footprints

We can slash in-person carbon footprints

If it wasn't for the pandemic we may have taken much longer to have access to this data. In this research, a whole of host of issues are looked at with regards to in-person conferences (IPC's) and...

Most are unaware of what it’s going to take

Most are unaware of what it’s going to take

Most of us don't have a clue what it's going to take. I certainly didn't! This piece from Jason Hickel has helped me round out my understanding of the enormous task that lies before us if we are to...

Is your business prepared for climate disruption?

Is your business prepared for climate disruption?

The European Central Bank, one week after the Glasgow climate talks, released a report into what’s really going in the world of European banks in terms of climate risks.  It makes for some...

We are entering into unchartered territory

We are entering into unchartered territory

The physical environment is going to become increasingly unstable. As it now seems certain we are on pathway to 2.5°C of global warming, extreme weather events will increase in frequency as is...

COP26 Glasgow

COP26 Glasgow

Today is the start of the COP26 climate talks in Glasgow. This event will likely be the most important of our lifetime as we have don’t have the luxury of time to put us on a different emission...