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Task force report puts ‘material risks’ of climate change in focus

New from UNFCCC - 29. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: The Globe and Mail - Momentum is growing for energy companies and other corporations to formally and clearly spell out the risks that climate change poses to the value of their assets and their future profitability, even as the Trump administration seeks to play down the threat.

Banks should disclose lending to companies with carbon-related risks, says report

New from UNFCCC - 29. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Guardian - International climate task force says companies should disclose all of their direct and indirect greenhouse gas emissions

China Focus: Evolving forest policies breed greener growth

New from UNFCCC - 29. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Xinhua - Walking along the shady zigzagging mountain paths, village head Deng Wenshan recalls a decision made 19 years ago that transformed the mountains and his village.

Officials question climate change while praising carbon cuts

New from UNFCCC - 29. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Climatewire - Energy Secretary Rick Perry was emblematic yesterday of an administration that questions the science behind climate change while at the same time it praises America's ability to reduce carbon dioxide emissions.

Garcetti and Schwarzenegger urge cities and states to lead fight against climate change in Trump era

New from UNFCCC - 29. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: LA Times - Former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Wednesday called on cities and states to lead the nation's fight against global warming as the federal government begins to reverse its climate change policies.

G20 stage set for climate change battle

New from UNFCCC - 29. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Deutsche Welle - The environment is expected to get unprecedented attention at the Group of 20 summit in Hamburg next week - as the resolve of 19 countries is put to the test following Trump's rejection of the Paris Agreement.

House panel wants to know how climate change impacts the military

New from UNFCCC - 29. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Reuters - U.S. lawmakers on the House of Representatives Armed Services Committee asked the Pentagon on Wednesday to produce a report on climate change and its effects on the military.

G20 task force issues framework for climate-related financial disclosure

New from UNFCCC - 29. June 2017 - 15:59
Source: Reuters - A global task force set up by the G20 has developed a voluntary framework for companies to disclose the financial impact of climate-related risks and opportunities, drawing support from more than 100 companies with $11 trillion of assets.

Netflix’s ‘Okja’, a story about a super pig, is a must-watch

News from India - 29. June 2017 - 9:44
Few meats are as tasty as pork is, but ‘Okja’ will make you regret your dietary choices

Put down the iPhone and appreciate its genius

News from India - 29. June 2017 - 8:56
As with most major technological innovations, Apple’s iPhone has brought a number of collateral surprises about the rest of our world

China opens door for India in Donald Trump’s Washington

News from India - 29. June 2017 - 5:43
The question for Narendra Modi isn’t whether he can get along with Donald Trump, but whether he can manage the relationship better than Chinese leader Xi Jinping has

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