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Surviving Climate Change: Where Should We Place Our Hope? Business, Government or Ourselves. (Part 1)

By Brad Zarnett
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This is a 2-part series that will explore the timely question of where we should place our hope and trust to ensure a livable planet for future generations. Part 1 will explore Business and Government and Part 2 will explore the extent to which we should place that hope in Ourselves, as Individuals and Collectively as members of society.

Climate Finance Leadership Initiative and European Development Finance Institutions Partner to Drive Climate Finance in Emerging Markets

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September 27, 2019 /3BL Media/- The Climate Finance Leadership Initiative (CFLI) and the Association of European Development Finance Institutions (EDFI) announced a partnership that will advance the public-private collaboration vital to closing the climate finance gap in emerging markets.

Visit bloomberg.com to read the full press release. 

Ecocentricity Blog: Greta

By: John A. Lanier
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She does not speak for herself. She speaks for millions of young people who see the climate crisis as the issue of their generation. She speaks for billions more who have not yet been born unto this world, but who most certainly will be.

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She does not speak for herself. She speaks for millions of young people who see the climate crisis as the issue of their generation. She speaks for billions more who have not yet been born unto this world, but who most certainly will be.

Climate Action: Sodexo Confirms Its 34% Carbon Emissions Reduction Target by 2025 With Approval From the Science Based Targets Initiative, Joining Global Call-to-Action

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PARIS, September 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, confirmed its objective to reduce its carbon emissions by 34% by 2025 (base year 2017) with approval from the Science Based Targets initiative, joining the global movement of leading companies aligning their businesses with the most ambitious aim of the Paris Agreement, to limit global temperature rise to 1.5°C above

87 Major Companies Lead the Way Towards a 1.5°C Future at UN Climate Action Summit

Companies announce plans to set more ambitious emissions reduction targets, challenging Governments to match their ambition
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The following is a joint press release from the United Nations Global Compact, the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) and the We Mean Business coalition

Press Release

The following is a joint press release from the United Nations Global Compact, the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) and the We Mean Business coalition

Webinar: Introduction to Georgia Drawdown

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July 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ What are the most promising solutions for achieving carbon neutrality in Georgia?

Inspired by Project Drawdown, Georgia Drawdown is an initiative to review 100 global solutions and identify a short list of those solutions that are most relevant in Georgia. Launched by the Ray C. Anderson Foundation, Georgia Drawdown is led by Georgia Tech, the University of Georgia, and Emory University in conjunction with partners across the state.

Climate Action: Spurring New Investments for Clients

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Climate action drives business resiliency and new investments, and is just one of the four key global megatrends BNY Mellon addresses in its 2018 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report. BNY Mellon is committed to addressing climate-related risks and opportunities through a comprehensive approach.

Propex Geosolution Receives Carbon Footprint Verification for PYRAMAT® 75 HPTRM

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Chattanooga, Tenn.
Jul 1, 2019

Propex GeoSolutions recently became the first High Performance Turf Reinforcement Mat (HPTRM) manufacturer to verify the carbon footprint of its erosion control solutions. The cradle-to-grave carbon footprint of PYRAMAT® 75 HPTRM is 2.7 kgCO2e per 1m2 of material, which is equivalent to driving about seven miles. 

Business Leaders Join Other Global Decision-Makers in Abu Dhabi to Ramp up Climate Ambitions

Abu Dhabi Climate Meeting helps shape the proposals to be presented at the upcoming UN Climate Action Summit
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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, July 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Over 1,700 people from over 160 countries — representing Government, business, civil society and youth — convened at the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi from 30 June to 1 July for a milestone moment in the lead-up to the UN Secretary-General’s Climate Action Summit on 23 September. The UN Global Compact, together with partners, convened a roundtable discussion with business leaders on a just transition to a net-zero future in line with 1.5°C scenarios.

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