The Insider Article – Economic Climate
By Ashley Thacker
We must find a balance between business and the environment to make sure that our children can continue to enjoy life as we know it.
I’m no climate activist and don’t pretend to be. I’m not so much saying follow my example on all matters green as I am urging everyone to make 2022 the year that they do a little (or a lot) more for our planet.
Like many of us, I watched with interest events at the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow, UK, which concluded last month (November). You can Google the outcomes of the event yourself, but my key takeaways were:
- The summit called on countries like Australia that did not improve their 2030 targets before Glasgow to do so as soon as possible before the next round of talks in Egypt next November.
- Australia was associated with other fossil fuel export nations such as Saudi Arabia, Brazil, and Russia, perceived to be seeking to slow rather than accelerate the pace of transition from such fuels. Eventually, our nation’s representatives endorsed a decision that for the first time mentioned a fossil fuel phase-out.
To live happily ever after many Australian people find the carbon neutral subject a challenge because, like me, they are incredibly proud of our nation’s beauty. Our Great Barrier Reef is the world’s largest coral reef system composed of over 2,900 individual reefs, for example. However, people are also….For the full article click here or see below.