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Smart is Beautiful: low carbon cities as if people mattered

8 December 2015 | Viewpoint

To have any hope of meaningful action on climate change then we will need low carbon cities. But what comes first, the low carbon city or the low carbon citizen? This article was published as part of the Carbon Trust COP21 Blog Series.

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Low carbon city potential: Johor Bahru, Malaysia

A Tale of Two Cities

Posted by Bruno Gardner | 7 December 2015 | Viewpoint

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times”. So begins Charles Dickens’ novel, A Tale of Two Cities, set in Paris and London during the French Revolution. Fast forward to the 21st century and Paris, London and many other cities are undergoing a very different type of revolution – this time an environmental one. And it is still the best of times and the worst of times. This article was published as part of the Carbon Trust COP21 Blog Series.

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Food choices - protein diversity

Why protein diversity is better for health and the environment

Posted by Tom Cumberlege | 7 December 2015 | Viewpoint

We are told a lot about what we should or shouldn’t eat, as part of a balanced diet. However, despite the good advice we often don’t listen to what we’re told, or we don’t act on it. Food resonates with us at a deeply personal, emotional and cultural level. This means change is a challenge.

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Roadmap to 2050

Is it really possible to make a business plan for zero carbon? Four practical tools that corporates are using to create a roadmap to 2050

Posted by Hugh Jones | 4 December 2015 | Viewpoint

It is becoming increasingly clear that without mobilising huge efforts from the private sector it will not be possible to contain global warming to no more than 2 degrees. However companies need to see value of action – or the risk of inaction – before they alter a business-as-usual trajectory that has in the past delivered results. This article was published as part of the Carbon Trust COP21 Blog Series.

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United Innovations

Global Challenge. Global Collaboration

Posted by Alessandro Casoli | 3 December 2015 | Viewpoint

We’re at crunch time. It’s not 1992 anymore: either we get the foundations for the low carbon transition in place over the next 10 years, or we can kiss goodbye to the 2 degree target. This article was published as part of the Carbon Trust COP21 Blog Series.

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Gravity base foundations

New study from Carbon Trust reveals barriers to large-scale deployment of gravity based solutions in offshore wind

3 December 2015 | News

Focus and investment into fabrication infrastructure needed to unlock potential of gravity base structures for offshore wind sector

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