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We are a long way off solving the problem of climate change. One need only to think of the string of failed climate negotiations or the recent massive investments in tar sands and shale gas to appreciate this.
It is a problem rooted in the fact that national governments do not prioritise renewable energy. They happily spend hundreds of billions of dollars on fossil fuel subsidies, while investing only a fraction of this amount in renewables.
Such frustrations are nothing new in my line of work. I have spent the last 30 years working towards a more sustainable society. In 2001, I co-founded Respect with the aim of helping business to become more sustainable. Now, 12 years on, I am proud to announce Respect Climate, a new joint venture company with South Pole Carbon, the world’s leading premium emission reduction project developer.
From its beginnings, Respect has pooled the knowledge and experience of leading experts. Specialist […]

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