02 Oct '17, 8am

The growing momentum for science-based targets

Gap, Nike, Levi Strauss and other apparel companies made headlines in September when they committed to setting science-based greenhouse gas reduction targets. The clothing makers joined about 300 other companies around the world that have pledged to set science-based climate targets , which differ from other targets as they focus on achieving measurable reductions that aim to keep global temperatures from rising more than 2 degrees Celsius. That's according to the Science-Based Targets Initiative, a partnership of CDP, formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project, and the World Resources Institute and World Wide Fund for Nature. What makes science-based targets different from other emissions-reduction targets? The short answer is that they align with the aggressive emissions reduction pathways outlined by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Science-based targets also ...

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