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COP26: Climate Action is the New Business Frontier

The annual U.N. Climate Change Conference, or COP26, was held in Glasgow, Scotland from October 31st to November 12th, 2021. This 26th edition culminated with The “Glasgow Climate Pact” which galvanized global efforts behind 1.5°C, namely a 45% reduction in global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2030, as a response to the existential threat of climate change. Notwithstanding widespread scepticism from climate advocates about the Glasgow deal’s ability to keep the 1.5°C temperature goal of the Paris Agreement within reach, for others the Pact kept the prospect of achieving the goal alive. Governments and non-state actors stepped up on key…
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Christian Kingombe, an Impact Entrepreneur Magazine Correspondent, has earned a Ph.D. in Applied Development Economics at successively Centre for Development and Poverty Reduction (2004-2007) & Centre for Environmental Policy (2008-2010) at Imperial College London & University of London (2004-2010), UK, as well as a MSc. & BSc. from Economics Department ... Read more
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