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Days after IPCC report, 30 U.K. companies commit to dedicating hundreds of millions of pounds to addressing climate change
Author: Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, UK Government
"Top businesses across the UK have today announced significant pledges worth hundreds of millions of pounds to tackle climate change, marking the government’s first ever Green GB & NI Week....
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- Related in-depth areas: Climate change
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So. Africa: Investment management firm claims wealthy investors prefer companies with good environmental & social records
Author: Londiwe Buthelezi, Business Day (So. Africa)
"SA’s rich investors pursue responsible investing"...
- Related companies: Anglo American
Author: AFP et Béatrice Héraud, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)
« ExxonMobil promet un million de dollars pour défendre la taxe carbone », 12 octobre 2018...
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Amnesty International warns that failure to act swiftly on climate change risks human rights violation on massive scale, and that even carbon removal is likely to violate human rights
Author: Amnesty International
"Amnesty warns that most options to remove carbon that has already been emitted will also likely violate human rights...
Council of the European Union prepares conclusions reaffirming the findings of IPCC report, highlighting indigenous rights and just transition
Author: Council of the European Union
Extracts - Council conclusions on preparations for the UNFCCC meetings in Katowice (2 - 14 December 2018)...
Refugees International issues statement echoing concerns raised in the IPCC report that global warming will contribute to human displacement, migration, and conflict
Author: Refugees International
"...Extreme weather events already displace upwards of 20 million people per year on average. The report forecasts more extreme precipitation and higher levels of sea level rise and finds with 'high confidence' that increased drought will drive forced...
Author: Bern Johnson, ELAW
[On October 9, 2018, the Hague Court of Appeal] ruled that the Dutch government must do more to protect the climate. Confirming the lower court's ruling, the Court of Appeal found that the Dutch government breached its duty of care by "failing to...