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COP26 President Alok Sharma Urges G20 Leaders to 'Step Up' Climate Commitments

“At that vital summit, the world must honor the promises made here in Paris six years ago.”
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At the end of the month, world leaders will gather for the most critical climate conference of our generation. This year’s United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow decides the future of emissions and international cooperation on climate, but some questions remain: Who will commit? And with everything at stake, will it be enough?

Emerging Tech Will Be Crucial in Reaching Net-Zero

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As countries and companies work to decarbonize in an effort to align with the Paris Agreement and limit global temperature rise, public conversation can take on an “electrify everything” theme. While electrification is helpful in making big strides toward decarbonization, covering the final stretch to net zero requires integration of various emerging technologies.

Hydrogen Could Be America's Energy Future

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by Nicholaus Rohleder for Climate and Capital Media 

Clean burning hydrogen fuel is finally coming into its own, and it could shape the future of U.S. energy.

Energy Supplied to Minera El Abra As of January 1, 2021, Is Emission-Free

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Since January 1 of this year, all of the energy used by Minera El Abra, a subsidiary of Freeport-McMoRan, is from clean and renewable sources.

This milestone is part of the energy transition being developed in Chile, marked by the transformation of the power matrix towards renewable sources, which is part of achieving the objectives signed by Chile in the Paris Agreement.

Minera El Abra remains committed to compliance with applicable environmental regulations, and to the continuous improvement of its performance in matters related to the environment.

New Global Effort Launches for Investors to Achieve Net-zero Portfolios in Line With the Paris Agreement Goals

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Third largest U.S. pension fund joins forces with 110 investors managing $33 trillion in assets in participating in the international Paris Aligned Investment Initiative
 
New framework released to guide asset owners and asset managers in aligning their investments to net-zero emissions

Ceres Joins U.S. Partners to Launch 'America Is All In' and Call for an Ambitious National Climate Target

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With the U.S. officially back in the Paris Agreement, Ceres joins the cross-sector call from a renewed network of non-federal climate leaders for a strong national climate target to ensure the U.S. is on track to cut emissions in half by 2030 and achieve net-zero emissions no later than 2050. 

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With the U.S. officially back in the Paris Agreement, Ceres joins the cross-sector call from a renewed network of non-federal climate leaders for a strong national climate target to ensure the U.S. is on track to cut emissions in half by 2030 and achieve net-zero emissions no later than 2050. 

Supporting Paris Agreement Reentry to Complement Significant Industry Progress

By Lynn Good, Chair, President and Chief Executive Officer, Duke Energy
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Our country is at a critical point in addressing the important issue of climate change. At Duke Energy, we’re taking aggressive action to address this challenge while delivering affordable, reliable, and increasingly clean energy. This is what our customers, communities and stakeholders expect from us and what we expect from ourselves.

From Climate Targets to Holistic Solutions

The road to COP26 will be all about implementation
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We've come a long way since the 2015 signing of the Paris Agreement.

On the one hand, we have not made the progress needed:

  • Global emissions have continued to rise,
  • And the unity of governments shown in Paris has since been tested and disrupted.

On the other hand, it’s fair to say that we have come a long way:

As Election Looms, the Trump Administration's Formal Withdrawal of the U.S. From the Global Paris Agreement Goes Into Effect

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The US becomes the only country to leave the global pact, weakening the nation’s standing on climate change

Despite today’s action, 4000+ leaders pledge to continue the public and private sector work to achieve the pact’s most ambitious goals

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