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Climate Progress, With or Without Trump

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Originally posted on nytimes.com

President Trump’s unfortunate and misguided rollback of environmental protections has led to a depressing and widespread belief that the United States can no longer meet its commitment under the Paris climate change agreement. But here’s the good news: It’s wrong.

Why We Need to Strengthen Climate Commitments Every Five Years

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As G7 leaders agreed to deep cuts in global greenhouse gas emissions, two new studies illustrate why we need five-year commitment cycles to achieve this goal. 

Cotton Made in Africa Conserves Water and Reduces Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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Cotton made in Africa cotton has a considerably smaller ecological footprint than conventionally grown cotton. The Initiative’s sustainable cultivation methods reduce greenhouse gas emissions by over 70 percent and save around 18,000 litres of water per kilogram of cotton lint compared to Pakistani cotton. The Systain consulting firm carried out a study on behalf of the Aid by Trade Foundation to determine the ecological footprint of Cotton made in Africa (CmiA).

The small ecological footprint of African cotton
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Cotton made in Africa cotton has a considerably smaller ecological footprint than conventionally grown cotton. The Initiative’s sustainable cultivation methods reduce greenhouse gas emissions by over 70 percent and save around 18,000 litres of water per kilogram of cotton lint compared to Pakistani cotton. The Systain consulting firm carried out a study on behalf of the Aid by Trade Foundation to determine the ecological footprint of Cotton made in Africa (CmiA).

Banorte-Ixe promotes awareness on climate change by participating in the Carbon Disclosure Project’s Global Climate Change Forum

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On September 12th will be broadcast live via CISCO TelePresence the CDP’s Global Climate Change Forum. Banorte-Ixe will participate in this event, represented by its CEO, Alejandro Valenzuela del Río. We invite you to attend this event.

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On September 12th will be broadcast live via CISCO TelePresence the CDP’s Global Climate Change Forum. Banorte-Ixe will participate in this event, represented by its CEO, Alejandro Valenzuela del Río. We invite you to attend this event.

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16 Year Old Climate Activist Unites Generation Around Climate Crisis

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Starting April 22,the Climate Counts Green Watching campaign is teaming up with 16-year-old climate activist Alec Loorz and his international iMatter March campaign happening in May. Loorz is the founder of the non-profit Kids vs. Global Warming and has inspired his generation to lead youth-driven iMatter Marches across the globe. In the run-up to the marches, the Climate Counts Green Watching campaign and iMatter March are reminding youth everywhere to demand more corporate climate action by raising their climate voices to the 12 electronic and 10 toy companies scored by Climate Counts.

Climate Counts' Green Watching Campaign Teams Up with iMatter March
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Starting April 22,the Climate Counts Green Watching campaign is teaming up with 16-year-old climate activist Alec Loorz and his international iMatter March campaign happening in May. Loorz is the founder of the non-profit Kids vs. Global Warming and has inspired his generation to lead youth-driven iMatter Marches across the globe. In the run-up to the marches, the Climate Counts Green Watching campaign and iMatter March are reminding youth everywhere to demand more corporate climate action by raising their climate voices to the 12 electronic and 10 toy companies scored by Climate Counts.

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