Major G7 stock indices not aligned with Paris climate goals

Research from the Science Based Targets initiative

Pedro Gonçalves
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. Four of the seven indexes, including the FTSE 100 and S&P 500, are on temperature pathways of 3°C or above
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. Four of the seven indexes, including the FTSE 100 and S&P 500, are on temperature pathways of 3°C or above

Not a single one of the G7’s leading stock indices are currently aligned with a 1.5°C or 2°C pathway, according to research from the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi).

In the lead up to the G7 Summit, the analysis shows that the G7 countries' leading indices are on an average temperature pathway of 2.95°C, according to their constituents' current corporate climat...

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