Transition Pathway Initiative | TPI State of Transition Report 2019

Following last year’s Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 degrees from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which warned we have only 12 years left to avoid catastrophic climate change, a climate emergency has been declared by more than 600 jurisdictions in 13 countries.1 Social, political and shareholder pressure is mounting for the corporate sector to align its activities with the Paris Agreement’s ambitions to make greenhouse gas emissions ‘net-zero’ – that is, balancing emissions with removal – by 2050.

Following last year’s Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 degrees from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which warned we have only 12 years left to avoid catastrophic climate change, a climate emergency has been declared by more than 600 jurisdictions in 13 countries.1 Social, political and shareholder pressure is mounting for the corporate sector to align its activities with the Paris Agreement’s ambitions to make greenhouse gas emissions ‘net-zero’ – that is, balancing emissions with removal – by 2050.

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