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  • Get more out of Water Resources Engineering Models

    The effort required to develop water resources engineering models can be significant. But once developed, in many instances the models are only evaluated for a limited, or a single set of conditions. The results and predictions obtained from these evaluations are the ones used in design, presented in reports and conveyed to decision makers and the public. This approach might serve ...


    By XP Solutions

  • Renewable energy in Europe 2017: recent growth and knock-on effects

    Addressing climate change requires a globally coordinated, long-term response across all economic sectors. The 2015 Paris Agreement provides the framework for limiting global warming to less than 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels and for pursuing efforts to limit it to 1.5 degrees Celsius. Early in this process, the European Union has adopted ambitious and binding climate and energy ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Ceres report - Canadian banks on climate change

    Profiles of Canadian 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • National monitoring, reporting and evaluation of climate change adaptation in Europe

    This report provides new insights into adaptation monitoring, reporting and evaluation (MRE) systems at the national level in Europe and constitutes the first attempt to consolidate emerging information across European countries. It aims to offer reliable and targeted information to support the effective and efficient implementation of climate adaptation policies and actions at the national level ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • Ceres report - Asia/Pacific Island/Other Banks on climate change

    Profiles of Asia-Pacific and Other Banks from Corporate Governance and Climate Change: The Banking Sector, January ...


    By Ceres

  • 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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