climate change News

14152 Results found
  • Keyword: climate change ×

Climate Change and Wealth Creation

by GLOBE Foundation  (Feb. 3, 2015)

Sir Richard Branson, Chair of the Virgin Group of companies, was once quoted as saying “Climate Change is the biggest wealth creating opportunity of our generation”. He is probably right. Every environmental problem, challenge or risk factor carries with it the potential for solutions, and those solutions often has the makings of a ...

Climate Action Plan Toolkit: EPA Releases Stormwater Climate Change Tool

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Feb. 13, 2015)

As part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan Virtual Climate Resilience Toolkit, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the release of the Climate Adjustment Tool for EPA’s Stormwater Management Model – a widely-used, downloadable online ...

Ontario to Consult on Climate Change – 45 Day Deadline

by GLOBE Foundation  (Feb. 13, 2015)

The government of Ontario has issued a climate change discussion paper and has invited citizens, businesses and communities to share ideas about how to successfully fight climate change while fostering economic growth while remaining ...

AECOM Wins Leading Environmental and Climate Change Industry Awards

by AECOM  (Feb. 5, 2015)

AECOM has been awarded three major environmental and climate change industry Awards from the Environmental Business Journal (EBJ) and Climate Change Business Journal (CCBJ). AECOM is a premier, fully integrated infrastructure and support services firm with a leading global environmental practice. The company won the awards for ...

African Ministers and Meteorologists Seek to Boost Resilience to Climate Change

by World Meteorological Organization (WMO)  (Feb. 3, 2015)

Weather and Climate Services Underpin Sustainable Development 3 February 2014, Geneva/Cabo Verde (WMO) - The urgent need to boost Africa’s resilience to natural hazards like the devastating floods which recently hit southern Africa is high on the agenda of meetings of ministers responsible for meteorological services and their directors. ...

We Do Not Need to Isolate Climate Change From Other Devt Activities, UK Official Says

by DelAgua Group  (Feb. 25, 2015)

Sir David King is the UK Foreign Secretary Special Representative for Climate Change, a position he assumed in September 2013. Previously King served as the government chief scientific advisor from 2000 – 2007, during which time he raised awareness of the need for governments to act on climate change and was instrumental in creating the ...

Speech by UNEP Executive Director at the Opening of the 41st Session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

by United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)  (Feb. 24, 2015)

The latest UNEP Emissions Gap Report released in November 2014 indicated that the world only have an estimated budget of 1000 gigatonnes of carbon dioxide that can be emitted into the atmosphere and exceeding this budget would increase the risk of severe, pervasive and in some cases irreversible climate change impacts. Mr Jeremiah Lengoasa, ...

UPS in Atlanta, Ga. Among 16 Organizations Across the Country Recognized for Action on Climate Change

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Feb. 24, 2015)

From an innovative partnership enabling colleges to sell carbon credits to fund clean energy projects on campuses to some of the country’s leading corporations setting and exceeding aggressive emission reduction goals, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Climate Leadership ...

CEQ Extends Comment Period on Revised Draft Guidance on Consideration of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and the Effects of Climate Change in NEPA Reviews

by US Department of Energy  (Feb. 20, 2015)

The Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) has extended by 30 days the comment period on its revised draft guidance on consideration of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and the effects of climate change in NEPA reviews. The comment period now ends on March 25, 2015. The revised draft guidance, issued on December 18, 2014, is ...

Why Dedicating Land to Bioenergy Won’t Curb Climate Change

by GLOBE Foundation  (Jan. 28, 2015)

WRI – How does bioenergy contribute to a sustainable food and climate future? A new WRI paper finds bioenergy can play a modest role using wastes and other niche fuelstocks, but recommends against dedicating land to produce ...

Need help finding the right suppliers?

Let the XPRTs do the work for you