Global Senior Principal Chris Kline discusses COP26 challenges with ABC News
ABC News speaks with Chris Kline about the challenges and realities facing world leaders at the COP26 United Nations Climate Change Conference.
Cardno’s Global Senior Principal for Sustainability Chris Kline answered questions related to this week’s global summit COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland.
The article reviewed commitments made six years ago in Paris to limit global warming and reviewed the progress (or lack of) made by major developed countries.
Chris was asked about President Biden’s commitment and the agreement the U.S. has entered with Japan and Australia called the Blue Dot Network. He also spoke to the need for the U.S. Congress to demonstrate its resolve and make a difference in helping our country meet its commitments. Later, he spoke to the momentum being generated around climate change this decade at the grass roots level and the focus being offered on this issue by the private investment community.
Global Senior Principal for Sustainability and ESG Chris Kline as quoted in Nov. 1 ABC News Article COP26 report card: How the world’s largest emitters are faring on climate goals – “Private investors…multinational government agencies…international professional organizations [are] all coming together, and developing some really important tools and processes that help get beyond the aspirational statements.”
ESG services at Cardno:
- Governance and policy support to integrate sustainability into corporate culture and business operations
- Environmental systems analysis
- Health risk management assessment and support
- Built asset resiliency, particularly focused on climate risk
- Natural resources assessment, management, and restoration
- Modern slavery support
- Supply chain evaluation
- Green house gas analysis, benchmarking, and target setting