Forget carbon emission reduction, poetry is the new weapon in the fight against carbon change.

In a move that will make environmental campaigners weep into their bowls of organic tofu, Lloyd's has become involved in a new outdoor space for City workers and visitors that uses poetry to "emphasise the importance of tackling climate change".

Two leading British poets, Patience Agbabi and Matthew Hollis, are involved, but Backchat wonders whether any of the Lloyd's bigwigs will be penning their own sonnets on the perils of global warming.