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Foxtons commits to 100% EV fleet by 2030   
December 18, 2019
Source: Fleet News - The London estate agent has also become a member of EV100, a global initiative from The Climate Group that brings together forward-looking companies, including AstraZeneca and IKEA, committed to accelerating the transition to...
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ESG survey: no need to accept lower returns over long term   
December 18, 2019
Source: IFLR - Richard Mattison, CEO at Trucost ESG Analysis, part of S&P Global, said that the sacrifice is unnecessary in the long term. Speaking to IFLR ahead of our upcoming special report on ESG which will be published next week,...
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Like a furnace’: Australia set to see hottest day ever with 50C forecast as devastating bushfires rage   
December 18, 2019
Source: Independent - A “once in a lifetime” heatwave is set to sweep across Australia over the coming days, making almost the entire country “like a furnace” with temperatures on course to break records.
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London has spent billions, but no one can escape climate change   
December 18, 2019
Source: CNN - London-The stark reality of climate change is that even the cities that seem best defended against rising sea levels face the potential of catastrophic flooding.
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Only These 40 Countries Have Carbon Pricing Policies   
December 17, 2019
Source: WorldAtlas - A power station in Jersey City, New Jersey. New Jersey is one of only nine states that participate in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. Mihai_Andritoiu / Shutterstock.com. The carbon pricing policy is a strategy for...
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World’s Nations Take Immoral Stance at COP25, Side with Trump, Bolsonaro Rather Than Youth Across the Globe   
December 17, 2019
Source: Union of Concerned Scientists - Below are statements by Alden Meyer and Rachel Cleetus at the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), on the final outcome of COP25 and what needs to occur before COP26 in Glasgow next November. Alden Meyer, director of strategy and...
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Change of gear for Foxtons as it switches huge car fleet to electric vehicles   
December 17, 2019
Source: Twitter - The firm has also announced that it is becoming a member of EV100, a global initiative from The Climate Group. It is a huge transition for the firm whose iconic branded vehicles have helped symbolise London and where toy car...
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Climate change: Five things we've learned from Madrid talks   
December 17, 2019
Source: BBC - At the conclusion of UN climate talks in Madrid, our environment correspondent Matt McGrath considers the key lessons.
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Yallourn could be replaced with renewables and batteries by 2023, says report   
December 16, 2019
Source: RenewEconomy - The analysis by Reputex, commissioned by Environment Victoria, finds that the much-speculated early closure of the ageing 1,450MW power station, ahead of EnergyAustralia’s scheduled date of 2032, could be absorbed as early...
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Goldman Sachs’ commercially driven plan for sustainability   
December 16, 2019
Source: Financial Times - David Solomon, chief executive of Goldman Sachs, says the company will target $750bn of financing, investing and advisory activity to areas such as clean energy and sustainable food production © Bloomberg
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