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  • UNEP Report Calls For Stronger Policies To Limit Climate Change

    On November 3, 2016, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) released the seventh UNEP Environment Emissions Gap Report, presenting a scientific assessment of global progress towards emissions reductions created by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The report found that if all Paris Agreement ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • WeatherTech GCC in its 2nd consecutive successful edition

    Advanced Conferences & Meetings is proud to launch the 2nd Annual WeatherTech GCC at The Anantara Eastern Mangroves Hotel, Abu Dhabi. This edition is addressing accurate and next-generation weather forecasting and climate-change measurement technologies and services.. Dubai Municipality, Sharjah Electricity & Water Authority, Abu Dhabi City ...

  • PG&E Named Global Leader on Climate Change

    October 26, 2016 -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced it has been named to the "Climate A List" by the CDP, an international not-for-profit that represents 827 investors with $100 trillion in assets.  ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Report shows that climate change could cut coffee production by 50 percent in 2050

    With more than 2.25 billion cups of coffee being consumed on a daily basis, there’s no doubt that the coffee industry is at its finest. In fact, the industry is worth 19 Billion dollars worldwide. However, a recent study called A Brewing Storm showed that the coffee production could drop by 50 percent in a few decades if we don’t take the necessary actions. The study shows ...


    By BioNovelus Inc.

  • Europe must prepare for extreme weather

    Extreme weather, high winds and flooding are causing increasing disruption and damage in European cities, and local authorities and scientists are being warned that they need to act together to lessen the impact. Because storms do not respect country borders, regional long-term weather forecasting needs to be developed so that early warnings can be given for all areas that may be in the path of ...


    By Climate News Network

  • NOAA launches improved national streamflow forecast model

    In direct response to a call by the Obama administration for innovations in the conservation of domestic waterways earlier this year, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and its partners on Aug. 16 unveiled a comprehensive forecasting model to ...

  • 2015 Climate Finance by MDBs at US$25 Billion

    In 2015, six multilateral development banks (MDBs) jointly committed more than US$25 billion in climate finance. According to the '2015 Joint Report on Multilateral Development Banks' Climate Finance,' in addition, a total of US$55.7 billion were committed in co-finance, raising the total to US$80.8 billion. The sum committed in 2015 by the six MDBs represents an 11% drop compared to climate ...

  • NOC hosts MARCDAT

    The NOC hosted and led the 4th International Workshop on Advances in the Use of Historical Climate data (MARCDAT-IV) from the 18th – 22nd July, with 47 participants from 12 countries (Australia, Canada, Chile, China (incl., Hong Kong), Germany, Japan, Malaysia, Netherlands, Russia, Switzerland, UK and the USA). 26 institutions were represented, including national hydrological meteorological ...

  • Big Thompson Canyon Floods of 1976 and 2013: A Tale of Two Deadly and Destructive Weather Events

    Forty years ago on July 31, as Coloradoans and tourists celebrated the state’s centennial, between 12 and 14 inches of rain fell over a four-hour period in the mountains below the resort town of Estes Park, killing 143 people. The 1976 Big Thompson flood stands as the worst natural disaster in Colorado’s recorded history. A massive, prolonged rain event in September 2013 ...

  • NOC helps predict the monsoon

    The NOC is to play a key role in a UK-India collaborative project to predict monsoon rainfall over India by studying ocean processes in the Bay of Bengal. Today a team of scientists arrive in India in preparation for an expedition on an Indian research ship, deploying robot subs to determine the ocean’s role in the South Asian monsoon. The NOC participation in fieldwork will be undertaken ...

  • Trillions at risk from impacts of climate change – Report

    An average of US$2.5 trillion, or 1.8 per cent, of the world’s financial assets would be at risk from the impacts of climate change if global mean surface temperature rises by 2.5°C (4.5°F) above its pre-industrial level by 2100. These conclusions are presented in a new paper by researchers at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • New Sustainability Reporting Tool Released

    GRI has released The Next Era of Corporate Disclosure: Digital, Responsible, Interactive, a digital publication that maps out the future of sustainability reporting and disclosure. According to GRI, the future will involve new formats with organizations moving from annual reports to sustainability data exchange, while focusing ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Yukon climate change report confirms rapid warming and ecosystem changes

    A new and comprehensive report documenting climate change in Yukon has been released by the Northern Climate ExChange of the Yukon Research Centre (YRC). ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Companies Blind to Climate Risks – New Report

    Following the historic international deal agreed at the UN climate conference, COP21, and the news from Davos that climate change is the world’s most impactful risk, leading companies such as Dell, Unilever and Walmart are establishing the extent to which impending climate regulation will impact their business. However, half their key suppliers fail to respond to requests for ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Automation scheme holds back the tide to improve flood protection

    The River Ritec flows towards Tenby, where it discharges via a 780 metre culvert/outfall system that passes beneath a railway embankment and sand dunes to discharge into the sea below typical low tide level. There is a history of flooding upstream of the culvert which imposes a restriction on the discharge of flows from the river catchment area during high river flow events. This is particularly ...


    By Rotork

  • Climate Bonds and UNEP Inquiry Launch Green Bond Policy Report `Scaling Green Bond Markets - Guide for the Public Sector`

    Climate Bonds and UNEP Inquiry launched tonight Scaling Green Bond Markets - Guide for the Public Sector during a COP21 Side Event at Shearman & Sterling Paris office. The Guide is the result of a partnership between the Climate Bonds Initiative and the UNEP Inquiry into the Design of a ...

  • DOE Issues 85th Lessons Learned Quarterly Report

    The 85th Lessons Learned Quarterly Report features recently issued Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) revised draft guidance on considering greenhouse gas emissions and climate change in NEPA reviews, and a new Executive Order that establishes a federal flood risk management standard to respond to climate ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • WBA at COP21 climate conference

    COP21, also known as the 2015 Paris Climate Conference, will, for the first time in over 20 years of UN negotiations, aim to achieve a legally binding and universal agreement on climate, with the aim of keeping global warming below 2°C. France will play a leading international role in hosting this conference, and COP21 will be one of the largest international ...

  • Gearing up to Host Climate Conference, France Emerges as Green Finance Leader

    A week before the crucial COP 21 climate conference in Paris, a new report by the UNEP Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System (UNEP Inquiry) and I4CE - Institute for Climate Economics - shows how France is successfully integrating sustainability factors into its financial architecture. The report, entitled France's Financial (Eco)system: improving the integration of ...

  • REthinking Energy – Renewables Poised to Deliver Climate Solution

    Emission reductions from renewables, coupled with energy efficiency improvements, must be at the heart of any effort to limit global temperature rise to two degrees Celsius, according to a report released today by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). REthinking Energy 2015 – Renewable Energy and Climate, finds that achieving a 36 per cent share of renewable energy by 2030 ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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