Sustainability News & Analysis


Canada, Australia Worst Climate Change Performers of All Industrialised Countries

Climate Change Performance Index 2015, published by Germanwatch and Climate Action Network Europe, ranks climate protection performance of 58 highest emitting industrialized countries worldwide.

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Even with Emissions Cuts, Climate Adaptation Costs Likely to Hit 2-3 Times Estimates

Despite climate adaptation funding by public sources reaching $23-26 billion in 2012-13, there will be significant funding gap after 2020 unless new, additional finance for adaptation is made available.

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Risks from Extreme Weather ‘Significant and Increasing’

New Royal Society report urges global financial systems to start considering the risks posed by extreme weather events to business, and factor them systematically into investors’ valuations.

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World is Locked into ~1.5°C Warming & Risks Are Rising

Globally, warming of close to 1.5°C above pre-industrial times, up from 0.8°C today, is already locked into Earth’s atmospheric system by past & predicted greenhouse gas emissions, and everyone will ...

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Deforestation in Supply Chains Leaves Business Exposed

New CDP report shows that nearly 90% of companies understand how deforestation would affect their supply chains, and see opportunities in shifting to sustainable sourcing of key commodities.

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