How tree planting became a flashpoint in the climate debate

January 29, 2020

At Davos 2020 a new initiative to ‘plant’ 1 trillion trees to combat climate change. When President Trump signed onto the initiative it raised questions around the validity of trees and nature-based solutions. Our CEO Nigel Purvis got a chance to put this story into context for Devex.



US tells UN it is pulling out of Paris climate deal

November 4, 2019

When President Donald Trump announced his intention to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement Climate Advisers CEO, Nigel Purvis, was quoted as a leading expert on the United States’ involvement.



Separation from Paris Agreement

September 23, 2019

As President Donald Trump continues down the path of removing the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement, Climate Advisers CEO puts the move into perspective.



Sarah Lake Joins Climate Advisers to Drive Private Sector Action on Sustainable Land Use

August 8, 2019

Washington, D.C. Sarah Lake has joined Climate Advisers as the Managing Director of Supply Chains, where she will lead the organization’s work to develop innovative solutions to commodity-driven deforestation.



New Blueprint for International Ocean-Climate Action Charts Path Forward for Governments

July 25, 2019

Washington, D.C. To date, the international fight against climate change has largely overlooked the ocean-climate relationship. Yet the ocean and climate are inextricably linked. The ocean plays a central role regulating the climate, including by absorbing heat and carbon dioxide. This imposes a heavy cost through effects such as deoxygenation and acidification, which are decimating ocean ecosystems and damaging the communities that rely on them. At the same time, the ocean is a source of measures to mitigate and adapt to climate change.



Companies Committed to Sustainable Palm Oil Production Have Substantively Stronger Equity Returns

May 31, 2019

Washington, D.C. Companies in the palm oil supply chain that have committed to sustainable production have experienced stronger equity returns versus its industry counterparts, according to a new report from Climate Advisers, a consultancy specializing in climate and financial risk in the land sector.



Reactions to the Katowice Declaration on Forests for the Climate

December 12, 2018

Katowice, Poland. On December 12th, the Polish presidency of the 24th Conference of Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP24) will announce The Ministerial Katowice Declaration on Forests for the Climate. The declaration is expected to be endorsed by many developed and developing nations.