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  • Get more Bang for your Buck with Solar Thermal!

    The relative efficiency of renewable energy technologies – i.e. their ability to transform solar or wind energy into electricity and heat – is a key element in calculating the likely effectiveness and expected ROI of renewable installations. Recently published research shows that solar thermal technology is more efficient than any other renewable system. According to the latest ...


    By Kingspan Environmental Ltd

  • Growing Hope, A Climate Change Report

    While the world’s leaders met in Paris for COP21, the World Forestry Center convened 26 leading organizations working to address climate change in the region and worldwide. They discussed the role of global forests in addressing climate change, and interviewed The Climate Trust to showcase how they are #GrowingHope. Mik McKee, The Climate Trust’s Senior Forestry Analyst ...


    By The Climate Trust

  • Ceres report - Canadian banks on climate change

    Profiles of Canadian Banks from Corporate Governance and Climate Change: The Banking Sector, January ...


    By Ceres

  • Guide for Responsible Corporate Engagement in Climate Policy - A Caring for Climate Report

    Executive Summary This report is not designed to make the case that climate change—or global warming—is the greatest threat facing the world today. Climate scientists from across the globe, as well as military and economic analysts, have already established the severity of the issue and the scale of the challenge. And neither is this report designed to make the case ...

  • 2014 U.S. Climate Action Report to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change

    On January 1, 2014, the Department of State submitted the 2014 U.S. Climate Action Report to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). This report, which includes the First U.S. Biennial Report and Sixth U.S. National Communication to the UNFCCC, details actions the United States is taking domestically and internationally to mitigate, adapt to, and assist others in ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Ceres report - US banks on climate change

    Profiles of U.S. Banks from  Corporate Governance and Climate Change: The Banking Sector, January ...


    By Ceres

  • Ceres report - European banks on climate change

    Profiles of European Banks from  Corporate Governance and Climate Change: The Banking Sector, January ...


    By Ceres

  • Big climate report: Warming is big risk for people

    If you think of climate change as a hazard for some far-off polar bears years from now, you're mistaken. That's the message from top climate scientists gathering in Japan this week to assess the impact of global warming. In fact, they will say, the dangers of a warming Earth are immediate and very human. "The polar bear is us," says Patricia Romero Lankao of the federally financed National Center ...


    By Associated Press

  • Climate Change 2014; Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) - The Synthesis Report (SYR) Longer Report

    The Synthesis Report (SYR) of the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) provides an overview of the state of knowledge concerning the science of climate change, emphasizing new results since the publication of the IPCC Fourth Assessment Report in 2007 (AR4). The SYR synthesizes the main findings of the AR5 (IPCC) based on contributions from Working Group I (The Physical Science Basis), Working Group ...

  • Rapporteur's report

    This report summarises discussion of the Energy Security Symposium hosted by the Australian Institute of International Affairs and the Australian Homeland Security Research Centre in October of 2006. Six broad themes are addressed: energy security, Australian self-sufficiency, the opportunity for Australia to benefit from energy exports, climate change, free market mechanisms, and the importance ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Climatic identity assessment of the climate change

    In the last few decades, due to the potentially serious impacts upon the atmosphere, earth, and ocean the climate change issue become internationally disputable subject among many scientists including various specialists such as climatologists, atmospheric researchers, oceanographers, hydro–meteorologists, agriculturalists, in particular, local administrators in addition to politicians, as ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Climate actions

    The Cement Sustainability Initiative's (CSI) “Climate Actions” publication details the results of industry efforts to address major sustainability challenges. These include: a sector-specific CO2 Accounting and Reporting Protocol, a global database of cement plant energy and emissions performance, a new approach to the Clean Development Mechanism, and ways in which the cement industry could be a ...

  • Strategies and Instruments for Climate Proofing the EU Budget. Interim report.

    The EU budget is one option in the EU's tool box to deliver policy results. There is a growing view among policy stakeholders that the future EU budget should not only dedicte targeted spending to climate change mitigation and adaptation actions but also horizontally integrate climate change measures across all spending areas. This is an interim report seeking to provide a basis for further ...

  • IEA report finds `World is not on Track` to meet climate goals

    The International Energy Agency released a new report today, Redrawing the Energy-Climate Map, finding that global energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in 2012 increased by 1.4 percent, ...

  • Clean-Energy Innovation Essential to meeting Climate Goals – IEA Report

    A concerted push for clean-energy innovation is the only way the world can meet its climate goals, the International Energy Agency says as it released its flagship energy technology report. The report, Energy Technology Perspectives 2015 (ETP 2015), shows that despite a few recent success stories, clean-energy progress is falling well short of the levels needed to ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Prepare to report climate risks - Pressure mounts on companies to increase required disclosures.

    Publicly traded companies are required, under Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regulations, to disclose known and contingent material liabilities to ensure investors have reliable information on which to base their investment decisions. Increasingly, investor groups, nongovernment organizations (NGO), and others demand companies assess and disclose their financial risks from climate ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Out with climate change, in with climate risk

    The impacts of the negative externalities caused by human actions and inactions towards the environment are often shrouded by the bickering debates of scientists, environmentalists, politicians and other stakeholders regarding the science of climate change. While the 'controversy' surrounding climate change continues, the realities of climate-related disasters are very true as ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Overview of reported national policies and measures on climate change mitigation in Europe in 2015

    Information reported by Member States under the European Union Monitoring Mechanism Regulation This technical report presents a synthesis of the information on climate change mitigation policies and measures (PaMs) (1) reported in 2015 by Member States under the European Union (EU) Monitoring Mechanism Regulation (MMR) (2). The report aims to provide an overview of the main ...

  • Rebuilding in hurricane sandy aftermath should be climate-resilient, report says

    The region hit by Hurricane Sandy should be rebuilt with a focus on resilient infrastructure that can withstand future storms and other climate risks, an interagency task force said in a report released Aug. 19. The need for climate-resilient infrastructure was among 69 policy recommendations made by the Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding ...


    By Bloomberg BNA

  • Insurer Climate Risk Disclosure Survey Report & Scorecard: 2014 Findings & Recommendations

    The Objective This report summarizes responses from insurance companies to a survey on climate change risks developed by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC). In 2013, insurance regulators in California, Connecticut, Minnesota, New York and Washington required insurers writing in excess of $100 million in direct written premiums, and licensed to operate ...


    By Ceres

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