Climate change has for too long been sitting on the sidelines of mainstream political debate, but in just a handful of years we have seen a sea change: a consensus that climate change is happening and is human-made, and that any delay to act is ultimately playing with people’s lives.

Five years after the failure at Copenhagen to secure a global deal to tackle climate change, more than 600,000 people took to the streets in cities across the world demanding action before the climate summit in New York last September. Some businesses are beginning to add to that clamour, providing practical solutions ...


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