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Companies that listen to climate science on Climate Change and the need to Act

155 companies have signed up with Science Based Targets to set greenhouse gas emission reduction targets based on climate science. These included the construction and real estate related companies Autodesk, Owens Corning, Kingfisher, Outokumpu Oyj and Land Securities. The full list can be found here. … Continue reading

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The Creative Community (including David Bowie) on Climate Change and the need to act

Letter on eve of COP21 organised by Julie’s Bicycle Dear Executive Secretary Figueres and COP 21 President, Minister Fabius, We, the creative community as represented by the signatories below, ask all those responsible for negotiating the post 2020 climate change f … Continue reading

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Luvvies on Climate Change, and the need to act

  Ridley Scott’s film for the Climate Coalition using the lyrics of Shakespeare’s Sonnet 18 spoken by some of Britain’s best known actors.

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Estimated Global Embodied Carbon of Construction Materials

(reposted with original error corrected) RICS have published an infographic comparing the Embodied Carbon and Production of various construction materials . In my view, an uninformed viewer might assume that the problem materials in relation to Embodied Carbon and Construction are … Continue reading

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U.S. Millennials (aged 18-30) on Climate Change and the need to act

Taken from USA Today “By an overwhelming 80%-10%, those surveyed say the United States should transition to mostly clean or renewable energy by 2030” A USA TODAY/Rock the Vote Millennial Poll finds an emerging generation that is more pragmatic than … Continue reading

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Over 30 Industry Commitments have now been made to reduce Embodied Carbon in the Built Environment

Building on my earlier post, I have now found over 30 companies that have made commitments that will reduce embodied carbon in the Built Environment. These companies within the manufacturing, construction and property sector have made public commitments to reduce the … Continue reading

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Expert Economists on Climate Change and the need to act

From treehugger “The excellent Climate Consensus blog over at The Guardian just reported on some interesting research based on a survey of expert climate economists. The result? Of those economists who had actually engaged substantively with the issue of climate … Continue reading

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Irish business on climate change and the need to act

Taken from the Irish Times, 27 November 2015 “Today, more Irish companies (and Irish-based companies) are embracing the concepts of carbon reduction and energy efficiency, if not for their own peace of mind, then for that of their investors and … Continue reading

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The European Environment Agency on climate change and the need to act…

Cool video!

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Can you get to 2 degrees or below? Use the FT’s online calculator

See how close we’ll get with current commitments and change targets to see what happens. FT Climate Change Calculator

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