2021-09-24 13:00:10| Guardian Unlimited Business - more business news
The devil will be in the details, but ending investments in overseas coal shows Beijing takes the climate crisis seriouslySam Geall is CEO of China Dialogue and associate fellow at Chatham HouseChina will step up support for other developing countries in developing green and low-carbon energy, said Chinas president, Xi Jinping, at the United Nations on Tuesday, and will not build new coal-fired power projects abroad.It was a short, ambiguous and not entirely unexpected sentence, but it came at a critical moment. UN-led climate talks in November at Cop26 in Glasgow will represent the first opportunity since the signing of the 2015 UN Paris agreement for countries to ratchet up the commitments in their pledges, known as nationally determined contributions (NDCs). Countries need to increase their NDC ambitions by five times if the world is to reach the goal of not warming by more than 1.5C above pre-industrial levels. Xis announcement, which effectively amounts to the end of international public financing for coal power, seems to match the ambition necessary for this moment. Continue reading...
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2021-09-24 10:00:57| Fast Company
A powerful public-health campaign in Illinois aimed to meet historically underserved residents where they are: on their phones. In the summer of 2020, JinJa Birkenbeuel got the assignment of a lifetime: Advocate Health Care, the largest healthcare system in Illinois, wanted her agency Birk Creative to develop a public-health campaign to educate Black and Latinx residents about COVID-19. The disease was raging in Illinois, and communities of color were especially hit hard. Birkenbeuel and her team knew they couldn’t just make a clever poster and call it a day.Read Full Story
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