Transform Magazine April - May 2022
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Jamie Gleave, Mary Maguire and Sean Condon discuss the significant energy consumption involved in Bitcoin mining, and whether this can be overcome
The UN has approved a resolution to create the first global treaty on plastic pollution, calling it “the most significant environmental multilateral deal since the Paris accord”.
Acoalition of NGOs and environmental groups have called on financial institutions to stop “propping up” the war in Ukraine by cutting ties with Russia’s fossil fuel industry. In a letter to CEOs, they call on insurers, banks and asset managers to end financing, investment, insurance coverage and other financial services to companies in the Russian industry, and divest from existing assets.
Dr Barbara Buchner, global managing director of Climate Policy Initiative, tells Chris Seekings about the urgent need to raise climate finance for developing nations, and how far we are from the US$100bn goal
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