Global Warming

Why “Better” isn’t Good Enough - On the Journey to More Sustainability

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Recently the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a study that used its strongest language yet indicating human behavior is the leading cause of global warming. For most of us who follow climate news closely, this isn’t really a surprise.

Climate Change Journal Focuses Special Issue on Indigenous Peoples as they Cope with Consequences of Climate Change

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BURLINGTON, VT, October 4, 2013 /3BL Media/ – NativeEnergy, Inc. – Climate change. Two words with deeply varying meaning depending on who you are. Depending on where you live. Depending on the degree to which dramatic changes in weather affect your life. These two words bring with them complex and overwhelming challenges to Indigenous peoples. For some, it means the physical moving of entire communities, the loss of sacred religious sites, the disruption of plants and animals critical for subsistence. Climate change. Two words that mean an end to a people’s way of life.

Jeff Orlowski: Chasing Ice

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The acclaimed documentary film Chasing Ice chronicles the work of photographer and environmentalist James Balog, who has been at the forefront of documenting earth’s melting polar ice cap.

BSR's Clean Cargo Progress Report Highlights Continued Reductions in Ocean Emissions

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Paris, October 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ — BSR’s Clean Cargo Working Group’s 2013 “Collaborative Progress” report—which provides data from more than 2,300 ships, representing more than 60 percent of global ocean container capacity—indicates that average carbon-dioxide emissions for global ocean container transport have declined year on year, and by more than 7 percent between 2011 and 2012.

New IPCC Report Confirms What Companies Already Know: Climate Change is Changing How Business Gets Done

HSBC, VF Corporation, insurance firms provide insights on key business sectors
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BOSTON, September 27, 2013 /3BL Media/ – In the wake of a new Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report re-confirming the reality of climate change and clarifying its effects, business and investor leaders talked today about the ways in which global warming is already affecting their bottom lines and their strategies.

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: Biodiversity as a Solution for Sustainable Agriculture

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By Fred Pearce |  13 September  2013

Conservationists must find common ground with farmers, if they are to achieve their goals of stemming biodiversity loss, says Braulio Dias, the Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD).

“In the past we have given most of our attention to the traditional conservation strategy of protected areas.  But that won’t work on its own.  More and more, we at the Convention are highlighting biodiversity as part of the solution to agricultural problems, rather than an impediment to economic development.”

JustGreen™ Lifestyle anuncia su asociación con National Parks Conservation Association para ayudar a detener el calentamiento global

National Parks Conservation Association es el Socio Oficial de Beneficencia de JustGreen Lifestyle en los EE.UU
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HOUSTON, Texas- 18 de septiembre del 2013 /3BL Media/JustGreen Lifestyle, un subsidiario de Just Energy Group Inc. (NYSE/TSX: JE), junto con National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) se complace en anunciar una asociación conjunta en un esfuerzo para ayudar a preservar nuestros parques nacionales y promover estilos de vida más verde y un medio ambiente más limpio para todos los estadounidenses.

JustGreen™ Lifestyle Partners with the National Parks Conservation Association to Help Stop Global Warming

“National Parks Conservation Association is the Official Charitable Partner for JustGreen Lifestyle in the U.S.”
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HOUSTON, Texas, September 18th, 2013 /3BL Media/JustGreen Lifestyle, a Just Energy Group Inc. (NYSE/TSX: JE) brand, together with National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) are pleased to announce a joint partnership in an effort to help preserve our national parks and promote greener and cleaner lifestyles for all Americans.

World Water Week Just Passed. Did You Notice?

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Today, 780 million individuals still live without access to clean and safe water sources. Two and a half billion people lack access to improved sanitation facilities. One billion people defecate in the open.  Is that too much information?

Which leads me to ask why do I, or you as a business professional, care?

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