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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 ...

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. ...

Ontario is failing in fight against Climate Change

by GLOBE Foundation  (Jul. 14, 2014)

This was the conclusion reached by Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner Gord Miller in his latest report submitted to the Legislative Assembly last week. Ontario appears to have lost the ambition it once had and needs to get back in the game on climate change, said Miller, in his characteristic no-nonsense style. “The latest scientific ...

Obama Says Climate Change Deniers Ignoring Science

by Associated Press  (Jun. 15, 2014)

President Barack Obama said denying climate change is like arguing the moon is made of cheese, as he issued a call to action on global warming to Saturday's graduates of the University of California, Irvine. Obama issued the call to the tens of thousands gathered at Angel Stadium even though he said Congress "is full of folks who stubbornly and ...

New Obama Initiatives Add Critical Elements to Climate Change Agenda

by Natural Resources Defense Council  (Jul. 16, 2014)

The Obama Administration today added critical components to the president’s climate change agenda by unveiling broad initiatives that will further protect public health, the health of the nation’s infrastructure, and the health of our economy. The following is a statement by Frances Beinecke, president of the Natural Resources Defense ...

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