PRI LAUNCHES MONTRÉAL CARBON PLEDGE

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SUMMARY OF THE TENTH SESSION OF THE UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY OPEN WORKING GROUP ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS

PDF format SUMMARY OF THE TENTH SESSION OF THE UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY OPEN WORKING GROUP ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS 31 MARCH – 4 APRIL 2014 The tenth session of the UN General Assembly Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) took place from 31 March – 4 April …

Industry Awakens to Threat of Climate Change

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New issue of “Green Growth the Nordic Way”: Focus on gender issues and fossil fuel subsidies

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Electrifying Africa–But at What Cost to Africans?

Electrifying Africa–But at What Cost to Africans? Two U.S. initiatives to provide Africans with electricity seem likely to lead to large, climate-polluting projects rather than the locally sourced renewable energy rural Africa needs. By Elizabeth Bast, Emira Woods and Janet Redman, September 16, 2013. A liquefied natural gas carrier near Sea Point, South Africa. (Derek …

Media Slammed For ‘Surprisingly Limited Analysis’ Of Major Report On Climate Change’s ‘New Normal’

Media Slammed For ‘Surprisingly Limited Analysis’ Of Major Report On Climate Change’s ‘New Normal’ By Joe Romm on August 13, 2013 at 5:28 pm The Columbia Journalism Review has criticized the NY Times and other major media outlets for inadequate coverage of NOAA’s annual State of the Climate report. In its critique, CJR points …

Business Leaders Continue Call to Action on U.S. Climate Policy by Signing the Climate Declaration

http://www.ceres.org/press/press-releases/business-leaders-continue-call-to-action-on-u.s.-climate-policy-by-signing-the-climate-declaration FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Business Leaders Continue Call to Action on U.S. Climate Policy by Signing the Climate Declaration The Weather Company, K2 Sports and Others Join More Than 600 Companies in Push for National Action on Climate Change For more information, contact ·        Brian Bowen — Ceres | [email protected] | phone: 617-247-0700 x 148 | cell: 617-257-6626 BOSTON, MA Jul 10, …

Energy Self-Reliant States: Positive Policy Changes for Distributed Renewable Energy

The previous week I covered the one thing Obama’s climate policy can’t leave out, and you can judge the President’s climate plan for yourself.  Also, while I’m on “vacation” (moving) you can read (and link to) a web version of the fourth segment of our Rooftop Revolution report. Sincerely, John Positive Policy Changes for …

New Program Trains Soldiers To Use Solar Energy | The Energy Collective Daily

Warm Ocean, Not Icebergs, Causing Most of Antarctic Ice Shelves’ Mass Loss New Program Trains Soldiers To Use Solar Energy | The Energy Collective Daily   New Program Trains Soldiers To Use Solar Energy ·            Maintaining the 2 Degrees Target by Shifting Assumptions Cool Roof Movement Includes NYC, California, …

Ceres Newsletter: Climate Change is Hitting the Slopes

  Ceres Newsletter – June 2013 Press and Media Press Release: Investors Highlight Policies That Could Spur Multi-Billion Dollar Opportunity in Energy Efficiency Investments Blog: Water Protection Gets Shortchanged in Proposed Fracking Rules (National Geographic) News Story: Investor Group Proposes ESG Disclosure Rules(Environmental Leader) Press Release: New Study: More U.S. Mutual Fund Companies Supporting Climate …