Climate Change Influencer
Financial and non-financial reporting frameworks share common founding principles of transparency and accountability   
January 24, 2020
Source: Webwire.com - In the paper, entitled “Understanding the value of transparency and accountability”, CDP, the Climate Disclosure Standards Board, the Global Reporting Initiative, the International Accounting ...
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Four ways climate change is affecting our health—and what we can do about it   
January 24, 2020
Source: Phys.org - Harper, a Canadian representative on the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, studied the links between Earth's changing climate and human health as a lead author on the United Nations' Special Report on...
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EJF claims unsustainable fishing compounds climate change’s impacts on reefs   
January 23, 2020
Source: Undercurrent News - 275 million people directly depend on reefs for their livelihoods and sustenance, but the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change predicts that 99% of corals will be lost under 2°C of global heating. Pollution and...
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Looking Back on COP 25:   
January 23, 2020
Source: Ecosystem Marketplace - Demonstrations of hundreds of thousands of people, strong media coverage, and recent reports of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) had created expectations that the meeting, even if it had delivered on its...
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Companies Sign on to Report on Climate Change   
January 22, 2020
Source: TriplePundit - The Climate Disclosure Standards Board and its consortium of signatories has actually been in place since 2007, but its most recent statement is an example of the kind of momentum that is continuing to gain speed from the private...
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‘Collapsologie’: Constructing an Idea of How Things Fall Apart   
January 22, 2020
Source: The New York Review of Books - That these thresholds are violable does not, however, mean that transgressing them will be any less devastating. As the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) landmark 2018 study on warming above 1.5 degrees...
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Greta Thunberg at Davos: 'Pretty much nothing' done on climate change   
January 22, 2020
Source: UPI.com - The 17-year-old Swedish environmental crusader, who shot to international fame at last year's event in Davos, cited a 2018 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report in warning that the world has only a limited "carbon...
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Our Final Decade to Get Climate Policy Right   
January 22, 2020
Source: CounterPunch - The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warned in October 2018 that we have 12 years to keep global temperatures increases at 1.5 degrees Celsius or less. Now, we have more like 10 years. We have this decade. Annual...
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The Global 100 progress report   
January 21, 2020
Source: Corporate Knights - This past year saw the publication of two startling reports from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), warning of the worsening impacts of climate change threatening food supplies, infrastructure and already...
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IPCC chair: Global transition to net-zero 'not a burden' to the economy   
January 20, 2020
Source: Edie - The chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Dr Hoesung Lee, has dismissed fears from investors and nations that reaching net-zero emissions will place too much strain on the global economy. Speaking at the...
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