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October 2, 2014 'Ditch the 2C warming goal': Researchers suggest society is striving for a misleading, unattainable climate goalSource: Phys.org
As climate instability increases across the planet, limiting global surface air temperature increase above pre-industrial levels to an average of 2° C (3.6° F) has become a popular metric for success in the public eye. Read...
Social Funds - The Rio Resolution was written by a consortium of social investors from social investment trade organizations in the UK, the U.S., Canada, and Australia, and the Europe-based International Association of Investors...
October 1, 2014 Exxon fracking report responds to shareholdersSource: Houston Chronicle
Exxon Mobil issued a report Tuesday that acknowledges the environmental risks of hydraulic fracturing but also defends the practice as being better for the environment than other types of energy production and generation.
October 1, 2014 $22-trillion-strong investor funds call for climate action
Sydney Morning Herald - "Australia will be swept up in global progress on climate change policy whether it likes it or not," said Nathan Fabian, chief executive of the îInvestor Group on Climate Changeî, one of the...
October 1, 2014 Ocean Health Gets "D" Grade in New Global Report Card
National Geographic - "This new assessment is the first fully global look at ocean health," said Kevin Connor, a spokesperson for îConservation Internationalî, an environmental group that prepared the index with help...
October 1, 2014 See one of the world’s largest lakes dry up, in photosSource: qz.com
Last week, NASA released time-lapse photos, taken by its Terra satellite, that show the drying over time of the Aral Sea in Central Asia—once the world’s fourth largest lake. The time-lapse, taken from August 2000 to August 2014,...
October 1, 2014 Reports: A Guide To Boosting Solar Energy DemandSource: Forbes
How can solar become the largest source of electricity in the world one day? The International Energy Agency released two reports on Monday to tell you how.
September 30, 2014 Money speaks louder than words in climate change fightSource: Reuters
A growing movement of individuals and institutions selling off shares linked to fossil fuels has the power to galvanize global efforts to halt climate change, said the co-founder of a group that works with investors.
September 30, 2014 Can Narendra Modi bring the solar power revolution to India?Source: Guardian (UK)
From the observation tower in the Thar desert and as far as the eye can see, the dark blue arrays of a million solar panels can be seen sitting silently on the red dust. The Charanka solar park in Gujarat is an “ultra-mega” power...
September 30, 2014 Paulson: Climate change is the biggest risk to the global economy
Green Biz - We are doing the same thing on climate change, said former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Henry M. Paulson Jr. At last week's 2014 îClinton Global Initiativeî, Paulson spoke on the panel "Confronting...
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