Tag Archives: Global warming

OECD at 2015 Paris Climate Conference

The OECD has just published “COP21: A selected OECD bibliography on climate change.” Find the following topics covered: -International Climate Change Framework, Finance & Investment -Policy Coherence and Economic Analysis -Climate Change Mitigation -Adaptation to Climate Change -Environment & Environmental Policy -Green Growth, Taxation & Other Market-Based Instruments -Agriculture & Fisheries -Energy -Transport & Tourism …
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Turn Down the Heat: Confronting the New Climate Normal

The World Bank has just published the report “Turn Down the Heat: Confronting the New Climate Normal.” According to the report, dramatic climate changes and weather extremes are already affecting people around the world, damaging crops and coastlines, and putting water security at risk. The study said that many of the worst projected climate impacts …
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Climate Change 2014

The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has just released the “Climate Change 2014 Synthesis report.” According to the study the planet is warming and humans are the cause. The IPCC warns that the cost of fighting climate change will only climb if industrialized nations don’t take steps to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to …
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Climate Change Impact

The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has just published the most comprehensive assessment to date of the impact of climate change on the world. The report, “Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability,” considers the vulnerability and exposure of human and natural systems, the observed impacts and future risks of climate change and …
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Climate and Carbon

The OECD has just released the report “Climate and Carbon: Aligning prices and policies. “ The international community has agreed to limit the average global temperature increase to no more than 2ºC above pre-industrial levels. This will require a gradual phase-out of fossil fuel emissions by the second half of this century. This report brings …
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Climate Change 2013

The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) presented its latest report on climate science, “Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis”. The report says it is unequivocal that climate change is occurring and confirms there is at least 95% certainty that human activities are the principal cause. It draws on new evidence, more …
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White Paper on Energy Security and Global Warming

The World Economic Forum has just published the “White Paper on Energy Security and Global Warming,” coinciding with the 20th anniversary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. The study explores the links between climate change and energy security. It reflects the deliberations of a team of experts who work in business, government …
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Microsoft, Coke, Nestle Detail Climate Adaptation Plans

Microsoft, Coca-Cola, Levi’s, Nestle and Starbucks are among a slew of multinational companies listed in an online database just launched by the U.N. that details how the world’s major firms plan to address global warming. This online database of case studies has been developed under the Private Sector Initiative (PSI) of the Nairobi work programme, and  features …
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The Business Response to Climate Change

Ernst & Young has just published the report, “The Business Response to Climate Change: Paths Chosen by Top Economies.” The study offers insights into the country-specific political, economic, regulatory and tax environments of 20 countries and the European Union. The report includes details regarding country incentives, grants and tax implications. According to the study, the …
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