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How to tackle climate change

Today, world leaders are convening in Glasgow for COP26—the 26th UN Climate Change Conference—to commit to urgent global climate action and ensure a greener, more resilient future. Over the course of two weeks, McKinsey will host a series of panels to discuss what it takes to build a net-zero future, including navigating the transformation to a climate-neutral world, creating actionable road maps, understanding the role of finance, and more. Register now to join our daily live virtual events, and visit these insights on key agenda topics to understand:

  • the fundamental requirements to solve the net-zero equation, as well as the interdependencies between them
  • the areas of technology with considerable promise, and potential obstacles, along the path to scale
  • the opportunities that emerge for businesses to create value from the climate transition
  • methane’s impact on the climate, potential ways to reduce emissions, and steps that companies can take

Solving the net-zero equation: Nine requirements for a more orderly transition

Innovating to net zero: An executive’s guide to climate technology

Opportunities for UK businesses in the net-zero transition

Curbing methane emissions: How five industries can counter a major climate threat

Our future lives and livelihoods: Sustainable and inclusive and growing

How cities can adapt to climate change

The big choices for oil and gas in navigating the energy transition

How the European Union could achieve net-zero emissions at net-zero cost

Climate risk and response: Physical hazards and socioeconomic impacts

Why investing in nature is key to climate mitigation

Valuing nature conservation

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