Changing altitude? Why business cannot backtrack on aviation emissions calculations. 

In case you missed it (because we nearly did!) In July, Google quietly altered the way it calculates the environmental impact of flights.  

Previously their carbon footprints included all the extra stuff a plane pumps out, known as the ‘carbon dioxide equivalents’, these measurements include the contrails of nitrous oxides and water vapour, which trap further heat in the atmosphere when emitted at high altitude.  

But now, Google are provisionally removing the effects of contrails from their estimations, in an

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We’re all doomed…

It is difficult to escape the media view of our impending doom. Whether the perceived cause is political, economic, climate, or an exotic cocktail of all three, the sentiment being portrayed is very clear: we should batten down the hatches and stand by for DOOM!

Markets, investors, businesses and consumers all react differently. These warnings of peril and uncertainty lead to caution (sensible) but the temptation is to become over cautious (dangerous) and we all need to balance risk against …

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TCFD, here is what you need to know

From 6 April 2022, over 1,300 of the largest UK-registered companies and financial institutions will have to disclose climate-related financial information on a mandatory basis – in line with recommendations from the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).

Originally formed by the Financial Sustainability Board, the TCFD’s mandate is to encourage uniform climate risk and opportunity disclosure by outlining guidance for disclosures regarding governance, strategy, risk management and climate targets.

Until now, fragmented climate disclosures have made …

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The Move Better challenge….can you help?

Tackling carbon is a huge problem and from the outset we have designed TripShift to be a significant part of the solution. Our vision is for TripShift to become globally recognised as the experts in tracking, mitigating and reducing transport and travel related carbon emissions.

Our core technology is proven and now we are working hard on growth with big plans to attract the best talent and create a stir in the market so that everybody knows the TripShift brand.

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