Innovation for Net Zero

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

 

 

 

Image of engineer repairing solar-powered street lamp in Tinginaput, India. Photo © Abbie Trayler-Smith / Panos Pictures / Department for International Development

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. 

News and Events

The Fossil Fuel Industry Knows How To Stop Global Warming, But Why Don’t They? – Myles Allen
The Fossil Fuel Industry Knows How To Stop Global Warming, But Why Don’t They? – Myles Allen

Oxford University climate science scholar Myles Allen presented this Ted Talk at Countdown: a global initiative to accelerate solutions to the climate crisis. The fossil fuel industry knows how to stop global warming, but they’re waiting ... Read more

Client Earth Publishes New ‘Principles For Paris-Alignment’
Client Earth Publishes New ‘Principles For Paris-Alignment’

Environmental law firm ClientEarth has laid down a set of ground rules for corporate net zero pledges, in a bid to ensure the growing number of climate promises being touted by the private sector are effective in their stated aim of reducing ... Read more

New Research Uncovers Barriers For Irish Business On Decarbonisation Journey
New Research Uncovers Barriers For Irish Business On Decarbonisation Journey

New research on the readiness of businesses in Ireland to fully reduce their carbon emissions shows that including Scope 3 emissions in a company’s footprint assessment is proving a difficult task, Business in the Community Ireland (BITCI), the ... Read more

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