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Responsible public policy

Many companies have significant influence over national and international policymaking on climate change - and this will extend to government positions at the December 2015 UN climate change conference in Paris.  The challenge is that this is conducted responsibly: with companies advocating strong action by governments on climate change rather than lobbying against it - either directly, or indirectly through business associations.

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8 November 2017

Germany: 52 businesses call on govt. to make climate policy a top priority

Author: Germanwatch

"Ensuring innovation and reliable investment conditions: The next German government must make climate policy a top priority", 7 November 2017...

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7 November 2017
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Author: Eniko Horvath y Christen Dobson, CIEDH

“La centralización de los derechos humanos en el sector de las energías renovables” – 3 de noviembre de 2017...

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6 November 2017

Commentary: To ensure a fast & fair transition, human rights must be at the centre of the renewable energy sector

Author: Eniko Horvath & Christen Dobson

"Putting human rights at the centre of the renewable energy sector," 3 November 2017...

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6 November 2017
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Author: Eniko Horvath & Christen Dobson

[Anmerkung: Dies ist eine Übersetzung des Business & Human Rights Resource Centres. Die englische Originalversion des Blogs finden Sie hier.]...

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27 September 2017

Integrating human rights into Paris Rule Book essential for effective implementation of Agreement, says new report

Author: Sébastien Duyck & Erika Lennon (Center for International Environmental Law), Lakpa Nuri Sherpa (Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact), Tonya Rawe (CARE), Anabella Rosemberg (International Trade Union Confederation), Kathrin Wessendorf & Lærke Marie Lund Petersen (International Working Group for Indigenous Affairs), Monica Camacho (Rainforest Foundation Norway) & Juliana Vélez Uribe (WEDO)

"Delivering on the Paris Promises: Combating Climate Change while Protecting Rights," 27 September 2017...

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25 September 2017

Commentary: Protests at coal mine in Germany call on Western govts to take responsibility for climate change

Author: Nick Meynen, The Ecologist

"Climate history backs bold actions now to keep fossil fuels in the ground", 1 September 2017...

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15 September 2017

Commentary: As climate change losses mount, it's time to talk about liability and compensation

Author: Saleemul Huq, Thomson Reuters Foundation

The quick succession of hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Jose hitting the Caribbean islands, Texas and Florida as well as one-in-100-year floods in South Asia hitting first Nepal, then India and now Bangladesh now has brought into clear focus the issue of...

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8 September 2017

Commentary: Social inequality caused Hurricane Harvey disaster

Author: Ilan Kelman, Eco-business

"Don't blame climate change for the Hurricane Harvey disaster - blame society," 4 Sept 2017...

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30 August 2017

Commentary: Climate change & destruction caused by hurricane Harvey in Texas, home to some of the firms producing over half of global greenhouse gas emissions

Author: George Monbiot, The Guardian (UK)

"Why are the crucial questions about Hurricane Harvey not being asked?", 29 Aug 2017...

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23 August 2017

Increased engagement by industries & governments needed to address threat of climate change to global security

Author: Gulrez Shah Azhar, Eco-business

"Weathering the violence of climate change," 16 August 2017...

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