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'Slow and steady and behind the pace' - BHP's new climate plan unpicked

BHP has pledged to reduce operational emissions by 30% by the end of the decade, but a leading climate advisor says the latest announcement proves the company has failed to grasp the concept of climate change as a risk issue.

'Slow and steady and behind the pace' - BHP's new climate plan unpicked 'Slow and steady and behind the pace' - BHP's new climate plan unpicked 'Slow and steady and behind the pace' - BHP's new climate plan unpicked 'Slow and steady and behind the pace' - BHP's new climate plan unpicked 'Slow and steady and behind the pace' - BHP's new climate plan unpicked

BHP's Escondida copper mine in Chile, which will be 100% powered by renewables by the mid-2020s

In its annual climate change report released on Thursday, BHP also confirmed 10% of bonuses for its leadership team would be linked to climate targets, up from 4% previously.