. Companies are aiming for ‘zero emissions’ — but few are clear on what that means « JO LEE MAGAZINE

NBC – After President Joe Biden took office, corporate America rushed to put out statements boasting of a newly robust commitment to climate change, from going “net zero” to becoming “carbon neutral” — but with no government oversight of these terms, these pledges could risk falling short of legitimate change.

While these commitments represent a welcome shift toward corporate action in the face of the growing climate crisis, goals such as “net zero” and “carbon neutral” mean very little when they don’t reduce emissions released by companies in the first place, according to Joeri Rogelj, director of climate change research at Imperial College London.

Learn more at NBC News.

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