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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • California Climate Registry defining greenhouse gas (GHG) tracking and reporting requirements

    The California Climate Action Registry, also known as the California Climate Registry, is a program under the supervision of the Climate Action Reserve. The Registry works to solve the problems caused by climate change through the enhancement of reporting requirements. They were 20 members of the California Climate Registry when it was originally formed. This figure ballooned to more than 300 ...


    By Verisae

  • World resources report 2010-2011: Decision making in a changing climate

    Recent extreme weather events including floods, heat waves, and droughts present a vivid image of the direction the world is heading. As climate change intensifies, more events like these, combined with longer-term changes in the climate’s average state - including rising seas, melting glaciers, and shifting precipitation patterns — will have profound impacts on people, ecosystems and ...

  • Book Reviews: Global Report On Human Settlements 2011, Cities and Climate Change

    Keywords: climate change, urban development, spatial planning, sustainable development, international law Over half of the world's population now live in urban settlements. It is generally recog-nised that the convergence of urbanisation and climate change has the potential for an unprecedented impact on economies, quality of life and social stability. These issues are tackled in the 2011 ...


  • US Department of Energy Climate Vision 2007 Progress Report

    Climate change is a complex, long-term challenge that will require a sustained effort over many generations. As a party to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, the United States shares with many countries its ultimate objective: stabilization of greenhouse gas (GHG) concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that would prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with the ...

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

    Amid growing evidence that climate change is having wide-ranging global impacts that will worsen in the years ahead, Insurer Climate Risk Disclosure Survey Report & Scorecard: 2014 Findings & Recommendations, ranks the nation's 330 largest insurance companies on what they are saying and doing to respond to escalating climate risks. The report found strong leadership among fewer ...


    By Ceres

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