How can the world hit net zero by 2050?
The drive to curb carbon emissions — and remove carbon from the atmosphere to the point where society is making a “net zero” contribution to CO2 levels — is essentially a scramble to secure our future on this planet. A new report from Elsevier aims to advance the understanding of research and innovation in net zero and how it supports the drive toward a clean-energy future.
Lancet Countdown on health and climate change
"Leaders of the world have an unprecedented opportunity to deliver a future of improved health, reduced inequality, and economic and environmental sustainability, However, this will only be possible if the world acts together to ensure that no person is left behind."
COP26 Special Issue
To build momentum for this pivotal event, Elsevier presents a curated list of impactful book chapters and journal articles that will drive research and deliver meaningful ways to take positive environmental action.
Call for emergency action
Ahead of COP26, we—the editors of health journals worldwide—call for urgent action to keep average global temperature increases below 1·5°C, halt the destruction of nature, and protect health. This Comment was signed by The Lancet and simultaneously published in over 200 medical journals.
In the run up to COP26, the United Nations Climate Change conference, RELX’s Global Head of Corporate Responsibility, Dr Márcia Balisciano, talks to Prof Trevor Letcher, Prof Carolina Arlota & Prof Hirdan Costa about the energy transition required to meet the Paris Agreement.
Slow Onset Events related to Climate Change
This special issue of Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability (COSUST) collaborates with the UNFCCC Executive Committee of the Warsaw International Mechanism to bring together a collection of articles on environmental sustainability in relation to those adverse climate impacts –slow onset events--which unfold gradually over time.