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Latest IPCC Report Addresses Risks of Changing Climate

by GLOBE Foundation  (Jan. 31, 2014)

The latest Working Group report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) confirms that the effects of climate change are being felt on all continents and across all oceans.   It also confirms that in many parts of the world, we are ill-prepared to manage the risks associated with the changing climate.   At the ...

Climate scientists in Japan to study warming risks

by Associated Press  (Mar. 25, 2014)

 Along with the enormous risks global warming poses for humanity are opportunities to improve public health and build a better world, scientists gathered in Yokohama for a climate change conference said Tuesday. The hundreds of scientists from 100 countries meeting in this Japanese port city are putting finishing touches on a massive ...

Climate change responses to shape Asia`s future

by Associated Press  (Apr. 1, 2014)

Challenges such as extreme weather, rising seas and worsening scarcity of drinking water are forcing many Asian governments to confront the changes being wrought by a warming planet even as some point to rich Western nations as major culprits. Millions of people in the region have already been displaced by floods and droughts thought related to ...

IPCC Report: A changing climate creates pervasive risks but opportunities exist for effective responses

by The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change  (Mar. 31, 2014)

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued a report today that says the effects of climate change are already occurring on all continents and across the oceans. The world, in many cases, is ill-prepared for risks from a changing climate. The report also concludes that there are opportunities to respond to such risks, though the ...

In Shift, Exxon Mobil to Report on Risks to Its Fossil Fuel Assets

by Ceres  (Mar. 20, 2014)

Energy companies have been under increasing pressure from shareholder activists in recent years to warn investors of the risks that stricter limits on carbon emissions would place on their business. On Thursday, a shareholder group said that it had won its biggest prize yet, when Exxon Mobil became the first oil and gas producer to agree to ...

`The climate risk opportunity`

by Department of Energy and Climate Change  (Oct. 15, 2013)

Thank you for inviting me to this important event and for giving me the opportunity to meet so many business leaders. Business leaders, entrepreneurs, investors and key decision makers who all share one common threat. You get the threat we all face from dangerous man made climate change. But you are not just passive observer of great change, you ...

Reports point to growing risks from climate change

by SciDev.Net  (Dec. 6, 2012)

As the UN climate change talks continue in Doha, Qatar, several reports over the past month have highlighted a sombre picture of the Earth's changing climate, raising alarm bells in particular for the world's poorest regions. A report from the World Bank launched last month (18 November) warns that the planet "is on track for a four degrees ...

Weathering the Storm - Climate change as growing business risk

by GLOBE Foundation  (Jul. 17, 2013)

Most major companies see extreme weather and other climate change impacts as current or near-term business risks, but lack the data and tools needed to effectively assess and manage these risks, according to a report by the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES). The report, Weathering the Storm: Building Business Resilience to Climate ...

CCL – Climate Change Levy

by ENMAT Monitoring and Targeting - Envantage Ltd  (May 17, 2013)

ENMAT provides Climate Change Agreement Performance Tracking facilities to monitor    and record specific energy consumption against set milestones.   ...

Pakistan unveils new climate change policy

by SciDev.Net  (Mar. 5, 2013)

Pakistan's newly launched national climate change policy (NCCP) aims at natural resource conservation at home, but it also sees regional and bilateral agreements as key to ensuring water, food and energy security. ...

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