Climate Change is the greatest threat of our time and one that cannot be ignored or waited upon. Climate change is real and so are the Risks associated with it, it is no surprise that climate change as a topic has catapulted to the forefront for Banking and Insurance Firms today.
Salesforce Joins the Call for Mandatory Climate Disclosure
Customer Relationship Management solutions provider Salesforce announced today its support for mandatory climate reporting, joining an emerging movement calling on regulators to require companies to disclose emissions data and goals.
Hannon Armstrong Links Debt Costs to Environmental Sustainability Goals in New $400M Credit Facility
Climate-change solutions investor Hannon Armstrong announced today the closing of a $400 million senior unsecured sustainability-linked revolving credit facility. The facility links the interest paid by the company to its performance on certain climate-related goals.
5 scenarios for alternative worlds in the year 2040
In Renaissance of Democracies, the world is in the midst of a resurgence of open democracies
led by the United States and its allies. Rapid technological advancements fostered by public-private partnerships in the United States and other democratic societies are transforming the global economy, raising incomes, and improving the quality of life for millions around the globe.
How climate change is affecting your usual cup of coffee
For all the coffee lovers out there, that usual cup of coffee is absolutely necessary to make you get through the day. While most people can’t do without a morning coffee, many prefer having a hot cuppa after a long tiring day. What if we tell you that climate change has an indirect effect on your favourite coffee?
Climate change could cause ‘irreversible impacts’ to lake ecosystems
New research shows that lake “stratification periods” – a seasonal separation of water into layers – will last longer in a warmer climate.
These longer periods of stratification could have “far-reaching implications” for lake ecosystems, the paper says, and can drive toxic algal blooms, fish die-offs and increased methane emissions.
Severe weather this summer could cause another Texas power crisis
ERIN DOUGLAS AND MITCHELL FERMAN
Electricity outages in Texas could occur again this summer — just a few months after the devastating winter storm that left millions of Texans without power for days — if the state experiences a severe heat wave or drought combined with high demand for power, according to recent assessments by the state’s grid operator.