Reducing greenhouse gas emissions and increasing the amount removed from the atmosphere is key to helping the UK meet its net zero targets by 2050. The decarbonisation of all industries is crucial to achieve this and increasingly digital methods are being implemented across public, private and charity sectors in new and innovative ways for this purpose. The UK digital transformation ecosystem is leading the way in this work and our annual Net Zero 50 List represents the top 50 individuals, initiatives, products and services helping us reach Net Zero in the UK.
2022 brought several new challenges that impacted our daily lives. Civica’s Harold de Neef shares seven key trends to help public services prepare and adapt to these challenges in the year ahead and beyond. As we moved through 2022, many of us expected to return […]
What IoT is to the metaverse To echo the sentiment of a recent article in Wired Magazine, the metaverse is less about any specific type of technology, and much more about how we interact with technology. To appreciate just how compelling a departure this is, consider […]
Globally, we are facing the greatest challenge humanity has seen: To limit the planet’s temperature rise to 1.5 degrees. To achieve this, we should be producing less carbon than we take out of the atmosphere by the second half of the century. The World Energy Outlook […]
The IPCC stated unequivocally that ‘Human influence has warmed the climate at a rate that is unprecedented in at least the last 2000 years,’ and went on to explain that ‘widespread and rapid changes in the atmosphere, ocean, cryosphere and biosphere have occurred.’ Human-induced climate change is one of […]
I think that the first thing to determine – what is Net Zero? And what are we asking people to agree to? The recently revised ISO definition is that Net Zero is ‘a condition in which human-caused residual GHG emissions are balanced by human-led removals […]
On Wednesday this week I was at the House of Lords to meet the UK’s first NetZero 50 list for a business breakfast. The guests of honour, hosted by Rt. Hon. Lord Knight of Weymouth, were 50 examples of best practice when it comes to […]