COP28, regenerative farming, and the Future Homes Standard: BusinessGreen's most read stories of the week

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From COP28 to regenerative farming and the Future Homes Standard, BusinessGreen rounds up the most widely read stories on the site this week

UAE Consensus delivers 'landmark' deal to transition away from fossil fuels

Historic agreement gavelled through minutes after final plenary starts at COP28 Climate Summit in Dubai.

- by Cecilia Keating (@cecilia_keating) and James Murray (@James_BG)  

 

Future Home Standard: Government unveils plans to make all new homes 'net zero ready' from 2025

Government consultation acknowledges there is 'no practical way' for new homes to contain fossil fuel or hydrogen boilers and deliver 'significant' carbon savings.

- by Stuart Stone (@sstone26)

 

'Take farming back to its roots': Mars, McDonald's, and PepsiCo tout plan for $1.2tr regenerative farming drive

Sustainable Markets Initiative's Agribusiness Task Force launches blended finance framework designed to make regenerative farming financially viable for farmers worldwide.

- by Stuart Stone (@sstone26)

 

COP28: Over 800 CEOs and leaders demand 'strongest possible outcome' as talks enter critical stage

COP28 President Sultan Al Jaber refuses to be drawn on calls for a fossil fuel phase out, but insists there is 'a sense that something unprecedented is possible' from Dubai Summit.

- by Michael Holder (@michaelholder) and Cecilia Keating  (@cecilia_keating)

 

The climate theory of everything

A personal essay on how the climate crisis is reshaping everything and why COP28 matters much more than you think.

- by James Murray (@James_BG)  

 

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