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November 20, 2013 The Future of Water SustainabilitySource: Huff Post
Multinational companies have historically taken water availability for granted. But this is changing. A 2013 World Economic Forum report named water scarcity as one of the top global risks facing companies in the 21st century. So...
November 20, 2013 Will extreme weather like super typhoon Haiyan become the new norm?Source: Guardian
Typhoon Haiyan may have been the strongest storm ever recorded; a fact that has triggered an array of stories discussing its possible links to climate change.
November 19, 2013 In climate fight, a call to shun coal
St. Petersburg Times - "Let me be clear from the outset that my joining you today is neither a tacit approval of coal use, nor is it a call for the immediate disappearance of coal," Figueres said at the industry conference timed...
November 19, 2013 Sadly, global warming isn't pausing
Record Searchlight - 2) This study took a look at the incomplete data on which the world's temperature is based ... surprising when one starts with an extreme El NiÃ±o and ends with persistent La NiÃ±a...
November 19, 2013 Climate change's next target is food supply, report warns
Bend Bulletin - The negative effects of climate change on agriculture are expected to get worse, experts say, raising deep concerns about the global food supply in the decades to come. For a look at what climate change could do...
Three UK banks are among the world's biggest lenders to the coal-mining industry, despite trumpeting their environmental credentials, a new report has found. Royal Bank of Scotland, which is majority-owned by UK taxpayers, was by...
Mondaq - When fixing its operational boundaries for reporting purposes, a company may adopt an approach based on: Financial control Operational control Equity share tests, or Boundaries established in accordance with the...
November 18, 2013 Global Sea Level Rising 60 Percent Faster Than Predicted
citywatchla.com - The global sea level is rising 60 percent faster than previous reports issued by the United Nations îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC), according to a new analysis of actual observed...
November 18, 2013 Coal fires green anger at UN climate talksSource: BBC
Environmental groups have sharply criticised the Polish government for hosting a coal industry meeting while UN climate talks are held in the country.
November 18, 2013 Typhoon Fuels Call for Global Warming Compensation FundsSource: Bloombereg
The typhoon that killed thousands of people in the Philippines has energized debate about whether rich nations should compensate poor ones for climate-related losses, a proposal the U.S. and European Union are resisting.
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