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  • CCL – Climate Change Levy

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

  • Engage with workplaces to tackle climate change says union

    UNISON, the UK’s leading public sector trade union, is calling on employers in both the public and private sector to work with staff to cut carbon emissions The call comes in the wake of a report showing that Whitehall departments were missing their carbon reduction targets*, which could leave taxpayers liable to pick up the bill for heavy fines. Dave Prentis, UNISON General Secretary, said: ...


    By UNISON

  • Investors increasingly concerned with climate change risks

    Would a BP style disaster happen to a company you invest in? That's a question increasingly asked by Canadian investors. A range of  proposals and resolutions has been filed in the past two years by shareholders to management of Canadian companies in various industries. What do shareholders want? How does management ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Climate change: The European Parliament leads by example

    Climate change is something that needs to be addressed by everybody, including public institutions. It's a well-known adage that actions speak louder than words, which is the reason the European Parliament is planning to cut its CO2 emissions 30% by 2020. It is already at work. Since 2007, the Parliament has implemented the Economic Management and Audit scheme standard (EMAS), it uses ...

  • Australia invites small business action on climate change

    The Rudd Government has invited 500 small businesses to participate in a new climate change initiative designed to provide greater information on private sector energy use and greenhouse gas emissions, Minister for the Environment, Peter Garrett, said today “Tackling climate change requires gaining a better understanding of all the contributing factors, including energy use in each sector of our ...


    By Australian Government

  • May Day urgency to tackle climate change

    Wimborne based recruitment company re-pledge alongside 831 UK companies in the “May Day Network” for the third year, committed to combating climate change.Allen & York, market leading recruitment specialists in the Natural and Built Environment sectors, have supported the HRH Prince of Wales May Day Business Summit on Climate Change since its launch in 2007.The BBC featured the ‘May Day ...


  • Professional climate change training classes coming to your town…”GHG LIVE”

    Today, the GREENHOUSE GAS MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE and KOELNMESSE, INC. announced “GHG LIVE”, a series of workshops, training classes and job fairs related to the emerging, regulated low carbon economy. The event series will kick off in North America in 2010 (detailed schedule to be announced in February). The conference series will consist of 1, 2 and 3 day LIVE workshops, providing ...

  • UK businesses must plan for climate change says environment secretary

    UK businesses need to be ready to face the risks and benefit from the opportunities that climate change could bring, Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman said today. A new survey of UK businesses and other organisations carried out for Defra by Ipsos MORI has found that while many businesses have been affected by the type of weather that climate change may bring, preparations for the ...

  • How to take climate change action out of political slow lane

    While governments get their act together on climate change, businesses can step into the breach by thinking energy efficiency first, says Michael Dent, Managing Director of Inprova Energy.  The Paris Climate Change Agreement has been bolstered by news that the USA and China (the two biggest economies who together ...


    By Inprova Energy

  • New Analysis Reveals Water Management Trails Climate Change on the Boardroom Agenda

    The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) Water Disclosure Global Report launched today finds that 57% of the 190 publicly listed organizations that participated in the survey report board-level oversight of water policies, strategies, or plans. By comparison, a report released by CDP in September 2011 showed that 94% of Global 500 companies report board-level oversight of climate change, ...


  • Providing quality assurance to data delivered by Copernicus Climate Change Service

    The Centre for Carbon Measurement at NPL, in collaboration with the University of Reading and Telespazio France, has launched a major new project to ensure the Copernicus Climate ...

  • GHG & climate change workforce needs assessment report now available!

    Earlier this month, against the backdrop of a busy first week of international climate negotiations in Cancun, Mexico, GHGMI – in collaboration with Sequence Staffing – released a report detailing the findings of the 2010 GHG & Climate Change Workforce Needs Assessment Survey. (The full report is available here.) ...

  • Canada`s climate change plans don`t measure up

    The federal government has allocated over $9 billion in the 2010 climate change plan for measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but it lacks the tools and management systems needed to achieve, measure, and report emission reductions. This is according to Scott Vaughan, federal Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development, who tabled his report to the House of Commons today. ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Sequence Launches GHG/Climate Change Workforce Needs Assessment Survey

    Roseville, CA – Executive search firm Sequence Staffing and the Greenhouse Gas Management Institute today launched their second annual international survey to determine the latest workforce needs of the greenhouse gas and global climate change industry. More than 10,000 climate change professionals from around ...


  • Sustainability software provider Enablon endorses Copenhagen communiqué on climate change

    Enablon, the leading sustainability and carbon management software provider announced today that Dan Vogel, Enablon Group’s CEO, has signed the 'Copenhagen Communiqué on Climate Change'. This communiqué, launched by the Prince of Wales’ Foundation 'Corporate Leaders Group on Climate Change' ahead of the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen (COP15) is a short, punchy statement ...


    By Enablon

  • Auditing the Earth`s sea-level and energy budgets

    An international research team has balanced the sea-level rise budget by showing that the total amount of contributions to sea level rise explains the measured rise over recent decades. Scientists have accounted for all the contributions to global sea-level rise in a study that balances the sea-level rise ‘budget’ and explains the observed rise over recent decades. ...

  • Global NGO Climate Change Leader, The Climate Group, Selects Greenstone For Carbon Management

    … Acco2unt carbon management software accelerates best practice in carbon management and reporting…  LONDON - Thursday, September 15, 2011 – Leading climate change NGO, The Climate Group today announced its partnership with carbon management software company, Greenstone Carbon Management. Using Greenstone’s Acco2unt* software, The Climate Group are measuring, ...


  • Will ESOS mean mandatory energy audits in the UK?

    The Energy Saving Opportunities Scheme, or ESOS for short, is the UK Government’s approach to implementing Article 8 of the EU Energy Efficiency Directive (EED). I am sure that most reading this are well aware of the EU EED and the historical context leading up to its launch December last year. However, for those whose eyes can only comprehend a string of vowels with a trailing ...


    By Enerit Ltd

  • DOE Announces Webinars on Climate Change Impacts and Indian Country, the Federal Utility Partnership Working Group Seminar, and More

    EERE offers webinars to the public on a range of subjects, from adopting the latest energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies to training for the clean energy workforce. Webinars are free; however, advanced registration is typically required. You can also watch archived webinars and browse previously aired videos, slides, and transcripts. May 1: Live Webinar on Climate Change ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Focus on Climate Change in the Arctic Could Yield Environmental and Financial Dividends, Panel Concludes

     Climate change in the far north is occurring far more rapidly than elsewhere around the planet, but common-sense efforts to mitigate key emissions and protect the fragile Arctic environment could slow this trend and benefit communities, the environment, and companies.  This was the central message delivered in ...


    By SCS Global Services

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