Articles by Susanna Twidale

Britain’s Green Finance Strategy Could Mandate Corporate Climate Risk Disclosure

British public companies and pension funds may have to publish by 2022 what risks their businesses face from climate change under a new so-called green finance strategy. Britain last week became the first G7 country to sign into law a …

Britain Commits to Net Zero Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2050

Britain has announced it will enshrine a new commitment to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 into law, marking a first among G7 nations facing increasingly severe impacts from the climate crisis. With global carbon emissions at record …

Companies Failing to Disclose Exposure to Risks of Climate Change: Global Task Force

Companies are failing to disclose sufficient detail about how exposed they are to the potential risks of climate change, a global task force said in a report on Wednesday. Many investors have called on companies to provide better communication on …

Despite Earthquake Risk, UK Ready to Begin Fracking – Again

Six years after Britain’s first fracking operation was stymied by earth tremors, its shale gas industry is poised to try again with a technology that could transform the UK gas market and drastically reduce its reliance on imports. While environmental …

PwC: Climate Change Is Risk and Business Opportunity

Competition and regulation push companies to take action to protect themselves from the effects of climate change, not climate science, Jon Williams, partner at global consultancy firm PwC told the Reuters Global Climate Change Summit. Williams, who leads the finance …