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Global investor groups publish guidance on investing in solutions to address climate change

by Ceres  (Apr. 22, 2015)

The four investor groups on climate change have today published a guide outlining a range of strategies and solutions investors can use to address climate change, including low carbon investment, managing and reducing carbon exposure in portfolios, and engagement, as investors around the world work to scale up their efforts to invest in ...

Key Role for Central Banks for Green Climate Fund

by Climate News Network  (Apr. 21, 2015)

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) – set up in 2010 under UN auspices with the aim of channelling funds to developing countries to fight climate change – is having a hard time of it. The aim was for the GCF to raise US$100 billion per year by 2020: so far total ...

Shell, BP and Evraz top the list of UK-listed greenhouse gas emitting companies

by Carbon Market Data  (Apr. 24, 2015)

London (23 April 2015) - Carbon Market Data, a company providing carbon market research and IT services, has launched a new product, the GHG Reporting UK-Listed Company Database, which supplies information on the carbon footprint of UK-listed companies. Based on Carbon Market Data's research, Shell, BP and Evraz top the list of greenhouse gas ...

EPA Lauds Bethlehem Area School District for Environmental Leadership

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Apr. 23, 2015)

In celebration of Earth Week 2015, EPA Regional Administrator Shawn M. Garvin today visited Spring Garden Elementary School in Bethlehem, Pa., to praise Bethlehem Area School District administrators, faculty and students for taking action on cutting carbon pollution that fuels our changing climate. “The Bethlehem Area School District is an ...

TODAY: EPA Administrator to Deliver CERA Keynote and Visit Port of Houston

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Apr. 23, 2015)

Today, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy will be in Houston to deliver the keynote address at the CERAWeek conference on energy and the environment and to visit the Port of Houston to discuss grants aimed at improving air quality. The Port of Houston is one of four US ports receiving $5 million in EPA Diesel Emission Reduction Act (DERA) grants for ...

UNEP Goodwill Ambassador, Don Cheadle, urges governments - and global citizens to tackle climate change and eliminate lead in paint at Earth Day rally

by United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)  (Apr. 23, 2015)

Director of UNEP’s Regional Office for North America, Patricia Beneke; President of the World Bank, Jim Yong Kim; UNEP Goodwill Ambassador Don Cheadle, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon and IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde at the 2015 Global Citizen Earth Day Concert in Washington, D.C. UNEP Goodwill Ambassador, Don Cheadle, UNEP ...

Spatial Statistics 2015 Conference

by GEOVARIANCES  (Apr. 23, 2015)

Spatial Statistics will soon start in Avignon, France, from the 9-12 June 2015 under the theme "Emerging Patterns". Spatial statistics is a rapidly developing field involving the quantitative analysis of spatial data and the statistical modelling of spatial variability and uncertainty. Applications of spatial statistics are for a broad range of ...

“Developing our cities, preserving our planet”: Nobel Laureates gather for the first time in Asia

by The Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)  (Apr. 23, 2015)

Nobel Laureates across the world and across disciplines this week are gathering in Hong Kong to elevate the debate on climate change to a new level and to feed into the world climate summit in Paris later this year. For the first time, the Nobel Laureates are meeting in Asia for the symposium, “4C: Changing Climate, Changing ...

Call for an End to ‘Business as Usual’ Option on Climate

by Climate News Network  (Apr. 23, 2015)

Mary Robinson, the UN Secretary General’s special envoy on climate change, has warned that the whole issue of climate is much too important to be left to governments and their leaders. Robinson, who was the first woman president of Ireland and is now head of the MRFCJ foundation promoting climate justice, said it is a battle for ...

SATURDAY: EPA Administrator to Deliver Remarks at Third Annual Broccoli Festival

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Apr. 23, 2015)

On Saturday, April 25, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy will give remarks at the Third Annual Broccoli City Festival's Earth Day celebration. Administrator McCarthy will speak about EPA's efforts to implement President Obama's Climate Action Plan by building more resilient communities and curbing the carbon pollution fueling climate change through ...

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