Only two of the world’s ten largest mining companies ‘aligned with limiting climate change to 2°C’

The Transition Pathway Initiative notes the 10 biggest mining firms directly and indirectly contribute to annual carbon emissions in excess of 1.5 billion tonnes

Only two of the world's ten largest mining companies are currently aligned with limiting climate change to 2°C.

That's according to new research from the Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI), which notes the 10 biggest mining firms have a market capitalisation of more than $350 billion (£279.85bn) and directly and indirectly contribute to annual carbon emissions in excess of 1.5 billion tonnes.

It highlights Freeport and Grupo Mexico have such a low emissions intensity that they are already aligned with the 2050 benchmarks, including 'Below 2C.

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