Climate Change Influencer
How might climate change affect the spread of viruses'   
April 04, 2020
Source: Medical News Today - But annual fluctuations in some viral infections, such as seasonal flu, and historical epidemics, such as yellow fever, provide some clues. According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, human activity has already...
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News related to 'Sign up to edie's next webinar masterclass on net-zero implementation'   
April 04, 2020
Source: Edie - Available to watch on demand: edie's TCFD webinar with Landsec, Avara Foods and CDSB Experts from Avara Foods, Landsec and the Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB) discussed how businesses should interact with the...
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A 'sensible step' and 'opportunity to rebuild': Green economy reacts to COP26 postponement   
April 03, 2020
Source: Edie - Stephanie Pfeifer, chief executive, Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC): “Investors will support the decision to postpone the global climate summit as governments are rightly focused on responding to the...
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Pandemic forces delay in climate summit to next year   
April 03, 2020
Source: The Straits Times - "A delay gives the UK hosts and other governments the ability to ensure that sufficient diplomatic momentum is generated heading into COP26," said Ms Stephanie Pfeifer, chief executive of the Institutional Investors Group on...
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Cop26: Why experts hope cancelling the climate event could help the planet   
April 03, 2020
Source: BBC - Stephanie Pfeifer from the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC) said: "Moving the summit back improves the likelihood of a strong outcome and ensuring that the world is put on a path to tackle the climate...
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Climate summit in Glasgow postponed to 2021 because of coronavirus pandemic   
April 02, 2020
Source: The Jakarta Post - "A delay gives the UK hosts and other governments the ability to ensure that sufficient diplomatic momentum is generated heading into COP26," said Stephanie Pfeifer, chief executive of the Institutional Investors Group on Climate...
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What’s Wrong With the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change' (David Legates)   
April 02, 2020
Source: Heartland - The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is the driving force behind global climate legislation. Here’s why that needs to end. David Legates, climatologist and professor of geology, takes the stage at the thirteenth...
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Cop26 climate talks in Glasgow postponed until 2021   
April 02, 2020
Source: The Guardian - Crucial UN conference will be delayed until next year as a result of the coronavirus crisis
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Walking the Talk on Climate Change after the Pandemic: Reorienting State-Owned Enterprises towards Sustainability   
April 01, 2020
Source: Inter Press Service - If governments reorient SOEs mandate towards sustainability, they will have at their disposal the tools arising from their 2030 ASD and Paris Agreement commitments The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change in its 2014 report...
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Commentary: Let private sector build network of charging stations   
April 01, 2020
Source: Times Union - In Ohio, state senators recently introduced a bill to provide a sales tax credit for the purchase of electric vehicles and a $1,000 sales tax credit for the construction of electric vehicle charging stations.
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