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Climate changes ensnare Antarctic predator

by Climate News Network  (Jul. 29, 2014)

Climate change has begun to take its toll of one of Antarctica’s top predators. The Antarctic fur seal is being born with a lower weight and tends to breed later than earlier generations − almost certainly in response to the reduced availability of its prime food, krill. But the fur seal (Arctocephalus gazelle) is also changing in ...

Market Report on Climate Change Adaptation Reveals New Business Opportunities

by Environmental Business International (EBI)  (Jul. 24, 2014)

Weather-related disasters worldwide have helped galvanize attention on the need to prepare for the impact of changing weather patterns on our communities, businesses and natural resources. This presents significant opportunities for companies positioned to help clients prepare for, adapt to and even gain competitive advantage from the consequences ...

Climate Bonds – State of the Market Report

by GLOBE Foundation  (Jul. 17, 2014)

The Climate Bonds Initiative today launched its 2014 market sizing report “Bonds and Climate Change: the state of the market in 2014”. The report was commissioned by the HSBC Climate Change Centre of Excellence. The report finds that: The total universe of bonds linked to key climate changes solutions stands at US$502.6bn, compared to ...

Australia’s economy at risk if climate change not addressed

by GLOBE Foundation  (Jul. 22, 2014)

The Chief Executive of CEDA, the Committee for the Economic Development of Australia, the Hon. Stephen Martin, says climate change is both an environmental and an economic issue, despite recent comments from senior politicians that seemed to question the latter. His comments accompanied the release of a major review of the impacts of climate on ...

Money Men Tally Cost of Climate Change

by Associated Press  (Jun. 25, 2014)

Climate change is likely to exact enormous costs on U.S. regional economies in the form of lost property, reduced industrial output and more deaths, according to a report backed by a trio of men with vast business experience. The report, released Tuesday, is designed to convince businesses to factor in the cost of climate change in their ...

Risky Business – The Economic Risks From Climate Change

by GLOBE Foundation  (Jun. 24, 2014)

The American economy could face significant and widespread disruptions from climate change unless U.S. businesses and policymakers take immediate action to reduce climate risk, according to a new report released today. The report, “Risky Business: The Economic Risks of Climate Change in the United States,” summarizes findings of an ...

New Web Tool Provides Easy Access to SEC Climate Change Disclosure from 3,000 Public Companies

by Ceres  (Jun. 30, 2014)

Ceres and CookESG Research today launched a free, easy to use web tool for accessing climate change-related disclosures in company filings with the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission, which issued formal climate disclosure guidance in 2010. Available at www.ceres.org/secsearchtool, the tool allows users to filter and customize company 10-K ...

Climate Change at The Movies

by Inderscience Publishers  (Jun. 3, 2014)

Research published in the International Journal of Sustainable Development suggests that purportedly entertaining films that feature global warming and climate change can affect public understanding. But films are often bound up in problematic and limiting identity politics, which commonly reiterate racial, gender and sexual stereotypes ...

´Adapting the global food system to climate change should be a priority´, says CCGA

by National Farmers Union  (Jun. 19, 2014)

The first portion of the publication, “Advancing Global Food Security in the Face of a Changing Climate” (www.tinyurl.com/mb4pj5s), by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs (CCGA) focuses on the science of global warming and the impact it will have on agricultural production—see our column ...

Climate Change and Our Health

by GLOBE Foundation  (May 28, 2014)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released the third edition of a report detailing how climate change is already affecting our environment, our society and our health. The report – Climate Change Indicators in the United States – pulls no punches. It states quite clearly that the Earth’s climate is changing. ...

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