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November 12, 2019 Fed Warns Climate Change Is Biggest Threat To The U.S. EconomySource: Oil Price
Speaking at the GARP Global Risk Forum, NY Fed executive vice president Kevin Stiroh warned in his prepared remarks, that climate change - not, say, asset bubbles created by his employer - is a major threat that risk managers...
November 8, 2019 A 'green interest rate?' Fed digs into climate change economicsSource: Reuters
A “green interest rate” is one of the ideas on view Friday as the San Francisco Fed convenes the U.S. central bank’s first-ever conference on climate change and economics. The event is so oversubscribed a webcast has been created...
November 8, 2019 Scientists Study Sea Levels 125,000 Years Ago And It's a Terrifying Look at Our FutureSource: Science Alert
Sea levels rose 10 metres above present levels during Earth's last warm period 125,000 years ago, according to new research that offers a glimpse of what may happen under our current climate change trajectory.
November 6, 2019 New Delhi's toxic, polluted air chokes city's 20 million people, and the haze can be seen from spaceSource: USA Today
Toxic air is choking New Delhi, closing schools and colleges, forcing cars off the road and prohibiting planes from landing at the airport.
November 6, 2019 OPEC Braces For Drastic Drop In Oil DemandSource: Oil Price
OPEC admitted that demand for its oil over the next few years could be drastically weaker than it previously thought, due to a combination of a weakening economy, rising supply elsewhere, and pressure from climate activists.
Source: The Hill
As is common in the small business-heavy outdoor recreation economy, Lindsey has worked sustainability and environmental responsibility into her company’s mission.
November 5, 2019 Deforestation is overrated as environmental threat, study findsSource: Fov News
The study led by researchers at Ohio State University and Yale University states that deforestation for timber and farmland is responsible for about 92 billion tons of carbon emissions into the environment since 1900.
November 4, 2019 India air pollution at 'unbearable levels', Delhi minister saysSource: BBC
Air pollution in the north of India has "reached unbearable levels," the capital Delhi's Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal says.
October 31, 2019 Explosion in Antarctic sea ice levels may cause another ice ageSource: Fox News
Upside-down "rivers" of warm ocean water may be one of the causes of Antarctica's ice shelves breaking up, leading to a rise in sea levels. But a new study suggests an increase in sea ice may lead to a much more devastating...
Here I’ll show you the simple mathematics of what achieving the 2030 target entails. The evidence shows clearly that the world is far from being on a path that will come anywhere close to that goal. That is not an opinion, it is...
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