Each week, the MCi team shares some insightful and relevant articles that have been on our reading pile, keeping you up to date with the latest developments and discourse from the clean technology sector and the new circular economy.
A Breakdown of Climate Jargon
The world is once more gearing towards COP. In the lead up to COP27, The Guardian published a fantastic beginner friendly breakdown of the key jargon used in our industry.
Remaining proactively informed is one of the most effective things you as an individual can do, and we cannot recommend it highly enough.
Market Ready to Commercialise Zero Emissions Tech
More than 50 companies are now party to the First Movers Coalition, launched by President Biden and the World Economic Forum at COP26 to decarbonize the heavy industry and long-distance transport sectors responsible for 30% of global emissions.
These companies are collectively worth $8.5 trillion dollars, signalling just how the pressing need for action truly is.
People Must Be 'Heart' of Climate Action
An interesting new approach to tackling the climate crisis is advocated by Professor Devine-Wright of the University of Exeter.
Prof. Devine Wright, a lead author on the IPCC Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change argues that by using the social sciences "...[we]can help engage people and societies, and ensure a green transition that is both effective and promotes other goals such as wellbeing, equity and fairness.