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U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon on Climate Change and the Need to act

Speaking at a U.N. Investors conference on 27th January. Today I call on the investor community to build on the strong momentum from Paris and seize the opportunities for clean energy growth. I challenge investors to double – at a … 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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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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Construction Industry Commitments to reduce Embodied Carbon

This post has now been updated. In the lead up to COP21 in Paris, a number of companies made high profile commitments to reduce their carbon impact, but companies such as Interface, Wilmott Dixon and Marshalls have been making serious commitments to … Continue reading

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