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  1. 01 Economy & Finance

    1. Climate-finance flows continue to rise, but are far below the levels required
    2. The jury is still out on whether or not governments will adopt green stimulus
    3. A growing share of global emissions are covered by carbon pricing
    4. The declining influence of big oil is a sign of how far the economy has transformed
    5. Tech players are among those making the boldest commitments to climate action
    6. Finance sector commitments to net-zero climate goals also snowballed in the run up to COP26
  2. 02 Natural Solutions

    1. Food systems account for a huge share of greenhouse-gas emissions
    2. Achieving 1.5°C and net zero will probably require some level of carbon removal through nature-based solutions
  3. 03 Energy

    1. Net-zero targets continue to proliferate
    2. Emissions have quickly rebounded towards and beyond pre-COVID-19 levels
    3. The pace must accelerate ~5x over the next decade to meet net-zero goals
    4. UK CO₂ emissions are back to 1880s levels
    5. China is embracing renewables and will peak coal consumption in about 2025
  4. 05 Mobility & Buildings

    1. Switching to electric vehicles would have huge health benefits globally
    2. Bike lanes and traffic calming are proliferating across Europe
    3. A large-scale shift to WFH could help reduce emissions in car-driving communities
    4. Even as cities continue to evolve, we need to tackle emissions from buildings
    5. Deep renovation of buildings will need to accelerate
    6. Businesses are investing in improving their buildings, for both environmental and health benefits
  5. 06 Value Chains & Circularity

    1. Commodities associated with green recovery are surging, with potential risks for net zero