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“Cool It” Campaign: Groups Take Aim at Walmart’s Massive Refrigerant Leakage Problem   
(Wednesday - August 14, 2019) Associated Profiles : Carbon Disclosure Project
Source: YAHOO! News - The company’s own data states that HFCs account for roughly 46 percent of the company’s total direct emissions, according to the Carbon Disclosure Project. Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs ...
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UK university bans beef to combat 'climate emergency'   
(Wednesday - August 14, 2019)
Source: Reuters - LONDON - A London college said on Monday it has banned beef from its campus to combat climate change, becoming the first higher education institution in Britain to do so.
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Scientists are rattled after this stunning sign of climate breakdown near the North Pole: ‘This is crazy’   
(Wednesday - August 14, 2019)
Source: Alternet - Multiple lightning strikes were recorded by the NWS office in Fairbanks, Alaska between 4:00 and 6:00pm on Saturday, within 300 miles of the pole.
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This Week in Sustainability: How Climate Change Impacts Public Health and Business   
(Tuesday - August 13, 2019) Associated Profiles : Partnership for Resilience and Environmental Preparedness (PREP)
Source: blogs.microsoft.com - Partnership for Resilience and Environmental Preparedness (PREP) released a guide to help manage these climatic impacts. Potential issues include distribution network disruption, worker health and safety hazards, infrastructure...
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Climate Change, Capitalism, and Corporations   
(Tuesday - August 13, 2019) Associated Profiles : Partnership for Resilience and Environmental Preparedness (PREP)
Source: Cambridge University Press - Nyberg, Daniel and Wright, Christopher 2016. Performative and political: Corporate constructions of climate change risk. Organization, Vol. 23, Issue. 5, p. 617.
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Reusable cups worse for environment than disposable ones, expert says   
(Tuesday - August 13, 2019)
Source: Independent - A reusable cup would need to be used between 20 and 100 times in order to have lower emissions than a disposable cup,
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West Antarctica is melting—and it’s our fault   
(Tuesday - August 13, 2019)
Source: National Geographic - THE TOWERING GLACIERS of West Antarctica hold the fate of the world’s coasts in their flanks. Their collapse could send sea levels up by at least a foot by 2100—and potentially much more.
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Why the EU's ESG taxonomy matters to Asian asset managers and investors   
(Monday - August 12, 2019)
Source: The Asset - When it is implemented in 2020, the European Union’s (EU) taxonomy on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) will be the first time 28 countries belonging to a common area will have clear and defined rules on ESG investing...
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House Natural Resources Committee Issues Testimony From Union of Concerned Scientists   
(Sunday - August 11, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Insurancenewsnet.com - WASHINGTON, July 25-- The House Natural Resources Committee issued the following testimony by Andrew Rosenberg, director of the Center for Science and Democracy at the Union of Concerned Scientists, at a hearing entitled "When...
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Corporate Reporting Dialogue publishes paper on transparency and accountability   
(Sunday - August 11, 2019) Associated Profiles : Climate Disclosure Standards Board
Source: IFRS - In the paper, entitled “Understanding the value of transparency and accountability”, CDP, the Climate Disclosure Standards Board, the Global Reporting Initiative, the International Accounting Standards Board, the...
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