Climate change: a growing liability for companies and investors
2019-07-15 18:05:20

Climate change: a growing liability for companies and investors

As the consequences of anthropogenic climate change continue to manifest in social, economic and environmental spheres an increasing number of individuals, organizations and even countries will begin to seek redress though legal channels


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Toronto releases first ever resilience strategy
2019-06-06 14:35:43

Toronto releases first ever resilience strategy

The city’s Resilience Office engaged with more than 8,000 Torontonians and 75 partner organisations to develop the resilience strategy

‘Ground-breaking innovation’ needed in cities, where battle for sustainable development will be won or lost, says UN agency chief
2019-06-05 10:10:05

‘Ground-breaking innovation’ needed in cities, where battle for sustainable development will be won or lost, says UN agency chief

If the battle to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is to be won or lost in cities, then they need to achieve a lasting impact on communities and to ensure that no one is left behind

Pollution could be harming every part of your body. Here’s how
2019-05-30 15:15:03

Pollution could be harming every part of your body. Here’s how

It’s not just the environment that pollution is harming, it’s also our bodies

California restaurants can now add a 1% surcharge to help fight climate change
2019-05-23 14:20:54

California restaurants can now add a 1% surcharge to help fight climate change

The money will go to a public fund that helps farmers who use practices that reduce carbon in the atmosphere

Amsterdam announces plan to ban all polluting cars by 2030
2019-05-23 14:00:14

Amsterdam announces plan to ban all polluting cars by 2030

Amsterdam announced its plan to replace all gasoline and diesel-powered cars and motorcycles with electric vehicles by 2030

‘Do it now’: UK must set zero-carbon target for 2050, say official advisers
2019-05-22 10:10:53

‘Do it now’: UK must set zero-carbon target for 2050, say official advisers

The UK government must immediately set a legally binding target to cut greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050, its official advisers have said, signalling an end to the nation’s role in driving climate change