Getting to grips with net-zero targets

Charlotte Moore asks whether net zero is a carbon accounting exercise or a driver for real world action

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Getting to grips with net-zero targets

Given the urgency of the climate crisis, it is unsurprising some asset owners want to accelerate their net-zero goals to hit this target before 2050. But this can be counterproductive.

Mercer head of Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) investment Tony English says: "At the LGPS, there is plenty of political activism and a lot of frustration that action on climate change is not...

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