The US Army might be the only force that can break partisan deadlock on climate change

Flickr/ The US Army Climate change poses a major national security threat to the United .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 13th, 2018

The biggest players in finance are factoring a new type of risk into their decisions — and it"s long overdue

REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer Over 200 firms have pledged to regularly disclose the risk climate change poses to their business and implement climate-friendly initiatives as part of the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Dis.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 2nd, 2018

GAO: Climate change already costing US billions in losses

A non-partisan federal watchdog says climate change is already costing U.S. taxpayers billions of dollars each year, with those costs expected to rise as devastating storms, floods, wildfires and droughts become more frequent in the coming decades......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 24th, 2017

Climate change is preventing marathon runners from breaking time records

Alessandro Garafolo/ReutersRunning fans hoped to see history made in Berlin on Sunday, when Eliud Kipchoge, widely regarded as the world’s top marathoner, set out to break .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 1st, 2017

Why you shouldn"t blame climate change for the Hurricane Harvey disaster

Lt. Zachary West/Army National Guard via Getty ImagesWeather and climate don't cause disasters – vulnerability does. Perhaps counter-intuitively, this means that the widespread discussion as to whether the Hurricane Harvey disaster was cau.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 29th, 2017

Proxy Monitor 2017 – Finding: Climate Change Proposals Break Through

Mr. Copland is a senior fellow with and director of legal policy at the Manhattan Institute. Ms. O’Keefe is the Manhattan Institute’s Proxy Monitor project mana.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJun 27th, 2017

New York, California Lead State Efforts on Climate Change as Trump Retreats

Some states emphasize efforts as job creation strategies, with local needs often bypassing partisan divides......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 9th, 2017

"Super UASF": Could a Clever Idea Break Bitcoin"s Scaling Deadlock?

An experimental 'user-activated soft fork' for pushing through a controversial bitcoin code change took another step forward this week Source.....»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskMar 15th, 2017

Global temperatures break record again in 2016

Trump’s environmental agency nominee concedes that climate change is no hoax.....»»

Category: topSource: ftJan 18th, 2017

CMFRI lists climate change impact on fisheries to SAARC body

SAARC to set up task force to formulate mitigatory strategies.....»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineDec 30th, 2016

Panel recommends transparency measures on climate change - WHIO

Toronto StarPanel recommends transparency measures on climate changeWHIOLondon — An international task force has recommended a raft of voluntary financial disclosures designed to help investors and industry manage the risks posed by rising global tem.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsDec 14th, 2016

Britain just ratified a landmark global climate agreement

Michel Euler / AP / Press Association ImagesMARRAKESH, Morocco (Reuters) - Britain said on Thursday it had ratified the Paris Agreement, the global deal to combat climate change. The Paris Agreement came into force on Nov. 4 when more than 55 countries re.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 17th, 2016

Oil demand won"t peak before 2040, despite Paris deal: IEA

LONDON (Reuters) - The International Energy Agency expects global oil consumption to peak no sooner than 2040, leaving its long-term forecasts for supply and demand unchanged despite the 2015 Paris Climate Change Agreement entering into force......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 16th, 2016

Australia ratifies Paris Agreement, affirms strong commitment towards climate change

Australia now joins 100 other countries in ratifying the Paris Agreement, which entered into force on 4 November 2016.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 9th, 2016

PWC: Climate Change Puts Over $400 Billion Of Real Estate In Florida Alone At Risk

Climate change is a major force in society, with real estate in just five afflicted cities expected to put $45.9 billion of Gross Domestic Product at risk, according to a new PWC report. The impact in states such as Florida […] The post PWC: Climate.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkNov 9th, 2016

Japan ratifies Paris Agreement after the pact enters into force

Japan on Tuesday ratified the 2015 Paris Climate Change Agreement to cut emissions and prevent climate change, four days after the global pact officially entered into force. The agreement seeks to wean the world economy off fossil fuels in the second half.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooNov 8th, 2016

Paris Climate Change Agreement Takes Effect Ahead of U.S. Presidential Election

The Paris Agreement officially came into force in Europe at midnight Friday, days before the U.S. presidential election. Providing a global framework for countries, both developing and developed, to address climate change, the accord, within the United N.....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 4th, 2016

Paris climate pact enters into force, focus shifts to action

A landmark global accord to combat climate change officially entered into force on Friday, putting pressure on countries to start executing plans to slash greenhouse gas emissions to limit global war........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineNov 4th, 2016

Paris climate pact enters into force, focus shifts to action

By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The global accord to combat climate change agreed in Paris last year officially entered into force Friday, putting pressure on nearly 200 countries to start executing plans to slash their greenhouse gas emission.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooNov 3rd, 2016

The global climate-change agreement is about to take effect — but a President Trump could endanger it

The Paris Agreement on climate change—the groundbreaking new global climate pact—comes into force on November 4. If Donald Trump is elected four days later, he has said he will “cancel” it. In an indication of just how exasperated .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 2nd, 2016

UPDATE 1-Exxon asks court to toss out New York State's climate change case - Business Insider

Texas LawyerUPDATE 1-Exxon asks court to toss out New York State's climate change caseBusiness InsiderHOUSTON, Oct 17 (Reuters) - Exxon Mobil Corp asked a federal court on Monday to throw out a subpoena from New York State that would force the oil com.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsOct 18th, 2016