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Think Progress - Four investor groups concerned with climate change the U.S.-based Ceres Investor Network on Climate Risk, the European Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change, Australia and New Zealand's Investors Group...
September 23, 2014 Climate Change Activists Protest Corporations at #FloodWallStreet Sit-InSource: Time
Climate change activists staged a sit-down protest on Wall Street against the role of large corporations in global warming on Monday, a day after an estimated 400,000 people demonstrated at the People’s Climate March in New York...
September 23, 2014 Cereal company Kellogg wants suppliers to report climate emissions
Times Dispatch - It also pledged to join îBusiness for Innovative Climate and Energy Policyî, a coalition that supports legislation that favors cleaner energy and a low-carbon economy. "Not only is it what our...
September 23, 2014 World Bank Reports Major Global Support for Carbon Pricing
Inter Press Service - Support for carbon pricing among the investor community is greater than it's ever been, Stephanie Pfeifer, chief executive of the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC), told IPS. Climate...
September 23, 2014 Clintons mark summit's 10th anniversary
Philadelphia Daily News - NEW YORK - Bill Clinton and Hillary Rodham Clinton marked the 10th anniversary of the former president's annual îClinton Global Initiativeî, pointing to female empowerment around the globe as...
September 22, 2014 Scientists: Why clinging to a two degree limit may harm meaningful climate action
The Carbon Brief - As the recent report on climate change impacts from the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC) puts it: "Increasing magnitudes of warming increase the likelihood of severe, pervasive,...
September 22, 2014 Fifty foundations pledge to divest from fossil fuelsSource: San Jose Mercury News
Organizers of the growing movement to persuade investors to divest from fossil fuels will announce a major milestone Monday, when more than 50 foundations, institutions and wealthy individuals who control at least $50 billion in...
September 22, 2014 Fracking’s Greatest Myth: BUSTEDSource: Wall Street Daily
According to the Ceres Investor Network, of the 40,000 fracking operations put in place over the past three years, three quarters are located in areas where water is scarce, and nearly 55% are in areas experiencing drought
September 22, 2014 Green Bonds Planting Seeds for Eco-Friendly Investment
Institutional Investor - Historically, markets have demanded generally low-risk premiums for green bonds. Moreover, some green bonds can be linked to the performance of an index, like the FTSE4Good Environmental Leaders Europe 40...
September 22, 2014 Arctic ice cap is in a 'death spiral', claims leading academicSource: Express
Peter Wadhams, professor of ocean physics at Cambridge University, said that the ice cap has now melted so much that open water is now just 350 miles form the North Pole. This is the shortest distance ever recorded. He added:...
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