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Climate Change Poses “Incredible Risk” to Cities

Speaking at this year’s Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation in Bonn, UN Climate Change Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa warned that the impacts of climate change are “an incredible risk” to many cities throughout the world. “They will affect their infrastructure, their economies, and the lives of people living there. But we

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CDP Identifies Gap Between Corporate Intention, Action on Tackling Climate Risks

A new report from CDP and the Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB) shows a gap between the way companies identify climate-related risks and opportunities, and how they are preparing to tackle them. The research into 1,681 companies across 14 countries and 11 sectors disclosing to CDP looks at the four areas of disclosure identified by the Task Force on

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Global investors launch guide to drive engagement on climate risk with the automotive sector

Less than a week after the UN confirmed the Paris Agreement would come into effect on 4th November this year, a global network of more than 250 institutional investors (representing assets worth over $24 trn) has published a guide setting out the threats facing the automotive sector and investor expectations

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