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Climate Change Labels On Gas Pumps Are a Low Cost Way To Inform Public

(3BL/JustMeans) A simple, low-cost way exists to raise the public’s awareness about climate change and its impacts. It’s a label on gas pumps; Robert Shirkey, a Canadian lawyer, came up with the idea. His goal is for people to understand the threat climate change poses. 

The Corporate World Is Increasingly Seeing Climate Change As Key Issue

World leaders began meeting on November 30 to hammer out a successor to the Kyoto Protocol. They have until December 11 to agree on a climate agreement good enough to keep temperature rise to two degrees. That’s the threshold scientists say we don’t want to cross in order to avoid the worst climate change impacts. 

Wall Street And World’s Largest Asset Managers are Awake to Climate Change

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Decarbonising the global economy is an ambitious plan. Now, corporate leaders understand the size of the challenge and the importance of meeting it. We are on the threshold of an economic revolution that will transform how we think about productive activity and growth.

Time Is Running Out For The Planet And The Next Generation

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) has released its Greenhouse Gas Bulletin, which announced that the amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere reached another new record high in 2014, continuing a relentless rise that is fuelling climate change.

India: The Last Major Economy To Pledge To Cut Its Carbon Emissions

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – In recent news, the Pope and a President have spoken out about climate change. Now, a country too, takes action. India has pledged to cut the intensity of its carbon emissions by 33-35 per cent by 2030, in its submission to the United Nations (UN). It is the last major economy, following 140 other countries including China, the U.S.

CEOs of World’s Biggest Food Brands Unite to Take Action to Curb Climate Change

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – A letter signed by CEOs of some of the world’s biggest food companies, asking governments to set “clear, achievable” science-based targets for carbon emissions reductions, was published in full-page ads in the Washington Post and Financial Times on 1 October.

Bank of England Governor’s Speech Is a Significant Milestone In the Climate Change Debate

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The Bank of England governor, Mark Carney, has given a stark warning that climate change poses a huge risk to global stability.

Running Out Of Time: Saving Ocean Wildlife

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Earlier this month, the World Wide Fund (WWF) for Nature and the Zoological Society of London released their most comprehensive look at the state of life in the sea, which found that the amount of wildlife in our oceans has fallen by half in 45 years.

Islamic Climate Declaration Asks Muslims to Take Action On Climate Change

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Islamic leaders have issued an Islamic Climate Declaration, calling 1.6 billion Muslims around the world to work towards phasing out greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 and towards a 100 percent renewable energy strategy.

Obama’s Legacy: The Clean Power Plan

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – U.S. President Barack Obama launched his long-awaited master plan to cut carbon emissions, saying, “We are the last generation that can do something’ about climate change” announcing the requirement of 32 percent reduction on 2005 levels by 2030.

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