Innovation for Net Zero

Find key updates and research on interventions for mitigating the climate and nature crisis.

 

 

 

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Why Innovation For Net Zero

To meet the Net Zero target, unprecedented innovation will be required across the economy. Innovation will not only include inventing new technologies, but also new ways of deploying existing technologies. 

Greenhouse gas removal

Any greenhouse gas emissions that continue past the global net zero target date of mid-century will have to be removed from the atmosphere. Read about the latest innovation in Greenhouse Gas Removal here.

Nature Based solutions

Preserving and restoring nature is at the heart of any credible pathway for achieving net zero, especially as climate change threatens existing natural greenhouse gas sinks. Read here about the latest innovation in nature based solutions. 

Business for Net Zero

This page provides resources for businesses seeking to develop their own net zero business plans and to contribute to the wider effort to mitigate the climate crisis by identifying the solutions, risks and opportunities for achieving net zero in each sector.

Japanese Energy Company Jera Establishes Net Zero 2050 Goal
Japanese Energy Company Jera Establishes Net Zero 2050 Goal

Jera has announced its net zero carbon emissions goal and published a roadmap on how it aims to achieve this target in Japan. Japan’s largest power producer says it will reach the goal through a combination of renewable energy, ... Read more

Kerry Group Targets Net Zero Emissions By 2050
Kerry Group Targets Net Zero Emissions By 2050

The Kerry Group has unveiled a new sustainability strategy including a commitment to achieve net zero greenhouse emissions before 2050. As part of its Beyond the Horizon strategy, the Irish conglomerate has outlined sustainability targets that ... Read more

US Dairy Unveils ‘Net Zero Initiative’ to Help Farmers Achieve Carbon Neutrality
US Dairy Unveils ‘Net Zero Initiative’ to Help Farmers Achieve Carbon Neutrality

The Innovation Center for US Dairy has unveiled the “Net Zero Initiative,” an industry-wide effort that will help US dairy farms of all sizes and geographies implement new technologies and adopt economically viable practices. The initiative is a Read more

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