The new language of climate change: Trillions

GreenBiz

It’s time for trillions to seize center stage of the climate conversation. Climate Change Finance & Investing Two Steps ForwardBye-bye, billions.

Is the golf industry doing enough to combat climate change?

GreenBiz

Is the golf industry doing enough to combat climate change? Sports leagues are seeing the impacts and the surge of climate-responsible athletes using their platforms to promote positive environmental and social impact — it’s something for the history books.

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Is Climate Change Really Causing an Increase in Natural Disasters?

The Environmental Blog

last year and record rainfall in the American Midwest — have led some to wonder if climate change may be behind the increase in natural disasters. So — is climate change really making the weather more extreme? How Climate Change Causes More Extreme Weather.

How climate change can be addressed through executive compensation

GreenBiz

How climate change can be addressed through executive compensation. Some 41 percent of respondents ranked the environment — including climate change — as their leading ESG priority; and 43 percent anticipated it will remain No. Finance & Investing.

Impacts of Climate Change in Vietnam

The Environmental Blog

As we all know that climate change is one of the most significant challenges that we are facing in this century. Vietnam, known for its beaches, rivers, and bustling cities, is considered as one of the countries which are significantly impacted by global climate change. The Notre Dame Global Adaptation Initiative (ND-GAIN) Index ranks Vietnam as the 89 th least ready to adapt to climate change. Current Status of Climate Change in Vietnam.

Are lawyers and accountants doing enough on climate change?

GreenBiz

Are lawyers and accountants doing enough on climate change? When it comes to the climate crisis, it’s not just what you make and sell, it’s what you do, and for whom you do it. Lawyers aren’t the only service-sector firms targeted for their climate ties.

When you think climate change, you need to think about water

GreenBiz

When you think climate change, you need to think about water. At GreenFin 2021 , investors shared their insights as to how they are profiting off water risk investments. Ecolab focuses on research, technology and innovation when it comes to water investments.

80% of oil workers considering career impacts of climate change

Envirotec Magazine

Eight in ten Scots oil workers have considered that their careers could be impacted by actions being taken to tackle climate change, new research suggests. The post 80% of oil workers considering career impacts of climate change first appeared on Envirotec.

These key investments can build resilience to pandemics and climate change

GreenBiz

Here's what will help beyond immediate disaster response. Health

Climate Change Thrust Into the Spotlight as the Amazon Fires Rage

The Environmental Blog

A new survey on climate change perception, which was put together by the Institute of Technology and Society Brazil and the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication in the United States, thrusts climate change into the spotlight, especially from the perspective of the younger generations.

Asia's central banks must rise to the challenge of climate change

GreenBiz

Finance & Investing RiskMost central banks in Asia already believe they should help to promote green bonds and other low-carbon initiatives.

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Meet the startup producing oil to fight climate change

Grist

I was just like, ‘I don’t know if I would invest in Charm,’” he recalls telling their investor that day. “I I’m investing in the team — I’m investing in the ability for you guys to figure it out,” Meehan said the venture capitalist told them. Shaun Meehan was burned out.

What’s the Role for New Nuclear Power in the Fight Against Climate Change?

GreenTechMedia

But some opponents claim new nuclear power could have the opposite effect, slowing the fight against human-caused climate change just when things should be speeding up.

Corporate Action on Climate Change Has to Include Lobbying

Andrew Winston

I’m reposting this one from the fall about the need for companies to get proactive on lobbying for climate action. This article is what led to my larger piece about climate leadership which went up on HBR last week. First, climate change is real and affecting businesses today.

Protecting sensitive buildings from the effects of climate change

Envirotec Magazine

The Jusélius Foundation, which owns and maintains the building, has recently invested in the latest technology to continuously monitor humidity and temperature to keep this exceptional building in good condition. The change is a significant step forward.

TED Talk: How City Mayors are Tackling Climate Change

Sustainability Consulting

Everyone loves a good Ted Talk: With the majority of the world’s population living in cities, city mayors are in a unique position to address the effects of climate change. Los Angeles is addressing climate change in three main areas: transportation, buildings, and energy.

World’s Richest Man Pledges $10 billion to Fight Climate Change. Is that Good?

Andrew Winston

And the climate fight can use all the help it can get. A few weeks ago, I wrote a big article in Harvard Business Review about next generation corporate climate strategy. In short, I think the top focus should be systematic change via political action.

Sound investments to decarbonize the world’s industries

GreenBiz

Climate Change Finance & Investing manufacturingAs much as $21 trillion is needed through 2050 to fully decarbonize the ammonia, cement, ethylene and steel sectors.

The 101 on Climate Change

Christopher Kemper

CLIMATE CHANGE MITIGATION I have a deep love for the environment at all levels?—?not climate change is among the largest issue that our generation faces. 2004 Tsunami This changed my life. is the awareness of climate change.

IoT project will assess impact of climate change on forests, and inform UK policymaking

Envirotec Magazine

A trial is underway in forests in Surrey and Northumberland to assess the potential for Internet of Things (IoT) technology to monitor tree growth and the impacts of environmental change on the UK’s forests.

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Nuclear power hinders fight against climate change

Eco-Business

Countries investing in renewables are achieving carbon reductions far faster than those which opt to back nuclear power

What 1,000 CEOs Really Think About Climate Change and Inequality

Andrew Winston

To solve the world’s biggest challenges, such as climate change and inequality, the business community will have to play a critical role. And we need CEOs who understand the challenges and want to drive deep change in how business operates. [Re-posting this from my HBR column.

TEDTalk: The New Urgency of Climate Change

Sustainability Consulting

To meet the global climate goal established by the Paris Conference of net zero CO2 equivalent emissions by 2050, Gore argues we need to cut emissions in half by 2030, which is about a seven or eight percent reduction a year. Everyone loves a good TEDTalk.

Climate Change Is A Hot Topic, Climate Investing Is Cold

Forbes Green Tech

Climate change might be a hot political topic but it’s yet to develop as an investment theme because the returns are said to be “underwhelming

Key investments can build resilience to pandemics and climate change

Eco-Business

To manage the twin threats of the coronavirus pandemic and climate change, building resilience against both is imperative and urgent. We are going to have to multitask on this one, as delay will cost lives and livelihoods

This Startup Is Fighting Climate Change With Suburban Lawns

Forbes Green Tech

Atlanta entrepreneur Joseph Kelly’s aim is to democratize the fight against climate change by encouraging American families to sequester one extra ton of carbon dioxide every year using his company’s NetZero “mycelial orbs” — thereby cultivating living carbon capture networks in their own lawns.

Science Museum Head Defends Shell Sponsorship of Climate Change Exhibition

DeSmogBlog

The director of the Science Museum in London has defended Shell’s sponsorship of a climate change exhibition amid growing public calls for the museum to cut ties with the energy giant.

World Economic Forum: “Investing less than 1% of world GDP into nature-based solutions can tackle climate change and biodiversity crisis”

Envirotec Magazine

New study appears to find that a tripling of current investments into nature-based solutions is needed by 2030 to tackle the climate crisis, otherwise there will be a $4 trillion financing gap. Today, just one tenth of 1% of global GDP is invested in nature-based solutions, says WEF.

WoodMac: Energy Sector Faces ‘Darwinian Challenge’ to Tame Climate Change

GreenTechMedia

Yet just as efforts toward that goal are finally scaling up — via the EU’s amplified climate targets, China’s new carbon-neutral target for 2060, and other examples — the coronavirus pandemic has introduced a massive dose of uncertainty. ’s climate change board.

Are property owners prepared for the impacts of climate change on flooding in the UK?

Envirotec Magazine

Ian Paton, Head of Oxford PBC and Ed Yeates, Project Engineer at Property Consultants Cluttons , discuss how climate change is increasing the risk of flooding to UK property owners and why implementing flood risk management measure is crucial to protecting assets.

Capitalism Vs. Climate Change: Moleaer’s Innovative Nanobubbles

Forbes Green Tech

Markets /markets Money /money Markets /markets Innovation /innovation Green Tech /green-tech Investing InvestingMoleaer (/Mo-Lee-Air/) is a wonderfully innovative company commercializing emerging scientific discoveries related to microscopic oxygen bubbles.

Yes, I'm Feeling Down About Climate Change. Let's Discuss.

Andrew Winston

Like many people out there who are working on climate change, or are internalizing the news, I've struggled at times to stay optimistic and productive in the fight. Because the existential problem that gnaws at my well-being is the destruction of the natural world and the profound climate crisis. I’ve thought about this as three distinct questions: What do we really know about climate change? Younger generations care a lot about climate and are making noise.

Bringing Climate Change Solutions Home

Mosaic

The Earth’s climate is changing. 97 percent of climate scientists agree that global warming trends are clear and “extremely likely” due to human activities, most prominently the rising emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) from the burning of fossil fuels. If that scientific consensus isn’t convincing enough, we’re seeing the dangerous impacts of climate change more clearly every year with our own eyes. Innovative Financing for Climate Solutions.

Latest COVID-19 relief includes legislation on climate change

Inhabitat - Innovation

A $35 billion investment in clean power and other climate initiatives hitched a ride on the latest COVID-19 relief package

Gates Foundation to focus on climate change and gender equality

Impact Alpha

11 – Bill Gates has been investing for years in breakthrough technology to help thwart climate change, from solar upstart Heliogen to alternative protein maker Impossible Foods to the Breakthrough Energy Ventures fund. ImpactAlpha, Feb.

Can fintech startups combat climate change?

Impact Alpha

8 – Financial technology has transformed how we pay for things, invest, raise money, and assess risk. The post Can fintech startups combat climate change? Blockchain/AI/IoT Climate and Clean Tech Impact Tech Signals UncategorizedImpactAlpha, Dec.

How climate change might affect investment returns

Business Green

VIDEO: What Schroders' analysis tell us about global warming and investments? Schroders has integrated climate change into its global investment returns forecasts for the next three decades, uncovering the stark impact global warming is set to have on international markets.

Fighting Climate Change: How One Big Retailer Stacks Up

Sustainability Consulting

While these are small steps, Amazon has committed to tackling climate change in two big ways. Bezos Earth Fund Last winter, Amazon-founder Jeff Bezos announced the Bezos Earth Fund, a $10 billion commitment to fighting climate change.

In NC, Economic Impacts of Climate Change Hit Home

E2 Environmental Entrepreneurs

In NC, Economic Costs of Climate Change?—?And North Carolinians are beginning to realize that climate change is no longer just an environmental issue, but also an economic issue. Roy Cooper told Congress in February, “just like many places in our country and across the globe, we’re beginning to feel the harsh effects of climate change on our communities and our economy.” Those jobs and investments are directly tied to the foresight N.C.

The conventional wisdom on how to talk about climate change? It’s wrong.

Grist

Kearns’ new book, Getting to the Heart of Science Communication: A Guide to Effective Engagement , out this month, argues that there’s no one “right” approach to talking about the climate crisis and other contentious scientific issues. Faith Kearns thought she knew how to talk about science.

New tool assesses climate change impact on Europe’s roads

Envirotec Magazine

The impact of climate change on our road network is climbing the list of national priorities. With climate impacts affecting a broad range of real-world scenarios, NRAs need a risk assessment tool that provides insight and targets the priorities for intervention within their region. DeTECToR equips NRAs with the insight to implement the latest climate change research and best practice.

London launches green energy firm to fight climate change, poverty

Eco-Business

Profits will be invested into community projects that help tackle fuel poverty and fight climate change

Climate Change is Tightening Insurance Markets. That’s No Good for the Solar Industry

GreenTechMedia

“That’s really when the market changed overnight,” said Sara Kane, a senior vice president overseeing energy risk management at insurance broker Beecher Carlson. The change is particularly acute for solar. Solar, climate change and a hardening insurance market.