Olive is the new green in fighting climate change

It’s a valuable middle way as no ‘brown’, carbon-emitting company can change its colours overnight.

Climate activists protesting outside the New York State Supreme Court building in New York City during the ExxonMobil trial in 2019. PHOTO: AFP

(FINANCIAL TIMES) - If this week is anything to go by, 2021 will be the "Year of Green".

On Tuesday, BlackRock said it will demand that all companies demonstrate plans to reach carbon zero by 2050. That same day, attendees at the virtual World Economic Forum issued pious climate pledges.

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