Canon cuts back climate change promises

Hiker photographing the arctic sunrise lying down on frozen lake
Climate change will have a big impact on photographing nature (Image credit: Getty Images)

Canon has cut back on its previous public ambitions for reducing its carbon footprint. Anyone who has signed on to the Paris Climate Agreement has agreed to aim for a 50% reduction in CO2 emissions from 2008 levels before 2030. 

This has been confirmed by a consensus of climate scientists as the only way to limit global temperatures to a 1.5-degree increase, and avoid the worst effects of environmental disaster.

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Gareth Bevan
Reviews Editor

Gareth is a photographer based in London, working as a freelance photographer and videographer for the past several years, having the privilege to shoot for some household names. With work focusing on fashion, portrait and lifestyle content creation, he has developed a range of skills covering everything from editorial shoots to social media videos. Outside of work, he has a personal passion for travel and nature photography, with a devotion to sustainability and environmental causes.