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In the lead-up to COP21, cities began to receive global recognition for not only committing to climate action, but also providing
We know the capital exists for low-carbon infrastructure; we just need to unlock it.
This reality is already becoming apparent to the business world, as some companies have found that water challenges have
Despite a looming uphill battle, EU commissioner Margrethe Vestager says corporate support is restoring hope.
Forests are critical to climate security. According to the latest IPCCC report, about 10 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions are tied to deforestation; with up to 20 percent of all the abatement potential identified in the land-use sector.
The ideas and commitments that emerge throughout Climate Week will shape the global dialogue taking place in Paris later this fall, during which there is hope to reach an international agreement on how to more positively inhabit our planet.
I hope that world leaders attending COP21 will listen to Pope Francis, act with courage and conviction and emerge from the conference with an agreement that, in the words of the Pope, "protects our common home."
The Green News Report is also available via... IN 'GREEN NEWS EXTRA' (see links below): India's emissions will increase, official
The role and nature of private sector investment in producing positive social and environmental outcomes remains hotly contested.
It's the Teamsters' job to carry the heavy loads. So I'm proud to stand up, march, and carry this message of environmental justice and economic prosperity through action on climate change.