Global Warming

Global Warming Battle Is Over Market Share, Not Science

Bloomberg Reports
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Barry Ritholtz discusses how a changing climate effects all aspects of the economy. He explains, "This debate is no longer about whether global warming is real (it is) or whether humans are the most likely cause (you are), but rather, some very interesting and different questions that might be more professionally relevant to finance: How is this going to affect business? What are the investing consequences? Who will be the financial winners and losers of climate change?".

Olympic Gold Medalist Hannah Kearney Offsets Training Emissions with NativeEnergy

Carbon credits fund the Ghana Clean Water Project, providing household water filters
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BURLINGTON, VT., Jan. 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ – From the Andes to the Alps, Hannah Kearney has traveled thousands of miles training to defend her place on the podium in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi on February 8. While glaciers melt under the pressure of greenhouse gas emissions, Kearney is determined to reduce her part in climate change by offsetting all Olympic training travel with NativeEnergy.

Leading Global Investors Gather at UN on Urgency for Boosting Clean Energy to Curb Climate Change

Ceres, UN urge capital market actors to close vast clean energy investment gap
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NEW YORK CITY, January 15, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Nearly 500 leading investors meeting today at the United Nations see major growth potential for ramping up green bonds and other clean energy investments to the levels necessary in order to avoid the worst impacts of climate change.

JustGreen Holiday Tips: Decorating

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Decorating your home for the holidays can be a green affair. From using  newspapers to things you can find in your backyard, here are some green tips to make your beautiful for this holiday season. 

1)     Instead of wrapping gifts for the kids, hide the presents; turn it into a treasure hunt for the kids.

2)     Make your own tree ornaments out of things you already have around the house, or from materials they might find in the outside: twigs, flowers, old magazines, and herbs, pine cones, etc.

JustGreen Holiday Tips: Energy

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With the holiday season in full swing, we tend to consume a lot of resources and create large amounts of waste. But this time of the year does not have to negatively impact our environment.

Here are some tips that will help you save energy during the holidays:

Assigning Corporate Blame for Global Warming Now Possible

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By Carol Pierson Holding

Three recent headlines offer disturbing news to climate advocates. Together, they show catastrophic aggression from the fossil fuel producers.

BSR to Provide Live Media Briefing on Business in a Climate-Constrained World: November 7 in San Francisco

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BSR President and CEO Aron Cramer and BSR’s Director of Partnership Development and Research Edward Cameron will conduct a private media briefing on Business in a Climate-Constrained World at 3 p.m. Thursday, November 7, at the Hyatt Regency Embarcadero in San Francisco.

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BSR President and CEO Aron Cramer and BSR’s Director of Partnership Development and Research Edward Cameron will conduct a private media briefing on Business in a Climate-Constrained World at 3 p.m. Thursday, November 7, at the Hyatt Regency Embarcadero in San Francisco.

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: What the warming arctic needs

What the warming arctic needs
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By Laurence C. Smith & Jan-Gunnar Winther, members of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on the Arctic,  | 28 October 2013

The world needs clear-eyed discussion about numerous controversial issues in the Arctic, including the mitigation of climate change impacts, native peoples, economic development, and the region’s growing feedbacks to the rest of the world.  Its changing environment means there are many emerging issues which we are becoming more familiar with, yet they persist in their complexity.

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.

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