The producers of zinc, an element used in the health, agricultural, automotive, energy, infrastructure, and manufacturing sectors, have committed to mining and processing zinc sustainably. Andrew Green, executive director of the International Zinc Association, explains how the industry is overcoming these challenges.
Innovative solutions can come from the most unlikely places, as was discovered by Green Fuels Research. In 2023, the company launched Firefly Green Fuels as a spin-out venture with a focus on transforming sewage sludge into a sustainable fuel for aviation.
Tuesday was another multi-themed day at COP28, focusing on Energy and Industry, The Just Transition and Indigenous Peoples.
The World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) has developed a framework to weave social impact into the construction sector's low-carbon transition.
COP28 is shining a light on the issue of corporate transparency, with a spate of initiatives to close the 'climate data gap' for businesses.
The pioneering pledge at COP28 is intended to reduce cooling-related emissions by 68% by 2050, which will also deliver trillions in savings and provide life-saving, sustainable cooling in a warming world.