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Many of the world’s biggest companies are bracing for the prospect that climate change could substantially affect their bottom lines within the next five years

Many of the world’s biggest companies are bracing for the prospect that climate change could substantially affect their bottom lines within the next five years

Analysis of 215 of 500 largest corporations shows how business leaders expect global warming to hit every corner of world’s economy. Brad Plumer explains in an article on The Independent website.   Biggest banks and companies brace for trillion pound losses triggered by climate breakdown Many of the world’s biggest companies, from Silicon Valley tech … Continue reading

New report explores how a number of African countries are designing systems to simultaneously achieve their climate targets and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

New report explores how a number of African countries are designing systems to simultaneously achieve their climate targets and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), India, published a report titled, ‘SDG Footprint of African NDCs: Advancing the Co-benefits Approach,’ which explores how a number of African countries are designing systems to simultaneously achieve their climate targets and the SDGs. Wangu Mwangi explains in an article on the SDG Knowledge Hub of the International Institute … Continue reading

Consumers are warned that their behaviour will have to change if Scotland is to meet its long-term low-carbon objectives

Consumers are warned that their behaviour will have to change if Scotland is to meet its long-term low-carbon objectives

Finally, a government minister has explained that we cannot continue our current ways if we are to effectively meet our long-term climate and energy objectives. Roseanna Cunningham, Environment Secretary in Scotland, said people changing their behaviour would be “critical” for the country to have any chance of ending its contribution to global warming within 25 … Continue reading

US Environmental Protection Agency publishes document to help citizens cope with the fallout from natural disasters due largely to climate change

US Environmental Protection Agency publishes document to help citizens cope with the fallout from natural disasters due largely to climate change

There are often mixed messages coming out of the US these days concerning climate change.  Juliet Eilperin and Brady Dennis write in the Washington Post about an important new report coming from the EPA. New EPA document tells communities to brace for climate change impacts The Environmental Protection Agency published a 150-page document this past … Continue reading