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Scientists Warn Against Economic Disruption from Climate Change

Impacts Will Be With Us for Many Decades,Says WMO Head The trend for increasingly extreme and frequent weather matching climate change forecasts has been put into stark perspective by the latest data while the economic impact of one of the strongest El Nino's on record is acting as a red warning

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World of business must play part in achieving new Sustainable Development Goals – UN chief

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon participates in a Global Compact event on UN-Business Collaboration in Davos, Switzerland. UN Photo/Rick Bajornas 20 January 2016 – Speaking at the Global Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called on the world’s business community to play its full role in helping to

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How to help your company prepare for climate change in 2016

With the Paris agreement on the books, it’s time to look at how climate change – and its mitigation – will impact businesses, and how they can adapt. World leaders celebrate the adoption of a climate agreement during the Paris talks earlier this month. Photograph: Zhou Lei/Xinhua Press/Corbis As 2015 comes to

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Leading businesses want these eight policies to spur climate ambition at COP21

            Last Tuesday, 277 companies with US$6 trillion in revenue and 144 investors with US$20 trillion in assets under management, called for a clear, ambitious climate deal in Paris next week and spotlighted eight policies in particular they believe will deliver it. The We Mean Business coalition, of which The Climate Group is a founding partner, presented a business brief aimed at helping governments that will

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On the Road to Paris – Expectations & Policy Insights for Industry Ahead of COP21

Will countries agree a global deal at the COP 21 summit in Paris? The answer is yes, however the current ambitions and plans of countries are not consistent with the international goal of avoiding global warming of more than 2°C. What we need to see in fact is an intensification of

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On the Road to Paris – Expectations & Policy Insights for Industry Ahead of COP21

Will countries agree a global deal at the COP 21 summit in Paris? The answer is yes, however the current ambitions and plans of countries are not consistent with the international goal of avoiding global warming of more than 2°C. What we need to see in fact is an intensification of

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Japan launches US$4 billion Sendai Cooperation Initiative as Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction opens

14 March 2015, Sendai - The Japanese Prime Minister, Mr. Shinzo Abe, today pledged $US 4 billion to support implementation of the “Sendai Cooperation Initiative for Disaster Risk Reduction” over the next four years. Speaking at the opening of the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, Mr. Abe said: “Disaster

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