Geography class: Europe’s Climate Leaders 2021
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IB DP: Global Change — Global climate — Responding to global climate change
Click to read the article below and then answer the questions:
What does the Europe’s Climate Leaders list, produced for the FT by Statista, rank?
Which company has the greatest emission intensity (greenhouse gases in tonnes per €1m revenue) and what do they do?
Which company shows the greatest total reduction of core GHG emissions from 2014 to 2019 and what do they do?
Outline what ‘Scope 3 emissions’ are and why their absence from the data set is such a loss.
Suggest two ‘climate change mitigation’ benefits created by such a list.
Richard Allaway, International School of Geneva/geographyalltheway.com