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According to the new report released by the United Nations Environment Program, climate change and global changes in the environment will have drastic effects on how the private sector will do business.
Sacramento Bee - WASHINGTON, June 20, 2013 -- /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Sustainable Forestry Initiative Â® (SFI Â®) Inc. today reported significant growth across key performance indicators with the...
LONDON - The new Middle East coronavirus that has killed 38 people after emerging late last year is a serious risk in hospitals because it is easily transmitted in healthcare environments, infectious disease experts said on...
June 19, 2013 1 in 9 U.S. bridges in need of repairSource: USA Today
More than one in nine bridges in the USA — at least 66,405, or 11% of the total — are structurally deficient, according to a new report.
June 13, 2013 Earth Could Be 4 Degrees Warmer by 2100 - Report
RIA Novosti - The UN's îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî has previously set a goal of limiting the increase in the global temperature to no more than two degrees Celsius every century. The report said the...
June 11, 2013 What to Make of a Warming PlateauSource: NY Times
As unlikely as this may sound, we have lucked out in recent years when it comes to global warming. The rise in the surface temperature of earth has been markedly slower over the last 15 years than in the 20 years before that. And...
Source: Triple Pundit
Last year, PwC released a report presenting seven reasons why investors care about sustainability. The first one was “sustainability shareholder resolutions gaining traction,” showing growing support by investors for...
June 10, 2013 Natural hazards economic exposure risk map 2011
preventionweb.net - This map ranks 196 countries with respect to their economic exposure to natural hazards like earthquakes, tsunamis, tropical cyclones, floods and drought according to the Natural Hazards Risk Atlas 2011...
Source: Pew Research Center
Journalists and print loyalists who are dejected about the state of the U.S. newspaper business may be comforted — or perhaps made a bit envious — by the knowledge that in at least some other countries, newspaper circulation...
June 4, 2013 Asia Natural hazards economic exposure risk map 2012
preventionweb.net - This map shows Asia's economic exposure to natural hazards like earthquakes, land slides, storms, storm surges, tsunamis, tropical cyclones, volcanoes wild fires, floods and drought, according to the Natural...
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