3 Ways Businesses Can Pick Up Where COP17 Fell Short

December 14, 2011 by  
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As the UN’s latest climate summit wraps up with still too little action taken to mitigate and adapt to climate change, businesses are likely to be the best hope for quick action on the scale the world needs.

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COP17: Talks in Durban End With Failure to Cut Current Global Emissions

December 12, 2011 by  
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The UN Climate talks in Durban ended early Sunday morning in overtime as nations around the world struggled to agree on how to prevent catastrophic climate change and ensure the future of the human race on planet Earth. In the end, they all decided to sign a two page piece of paper that commits them to limiting global emissions according to an as-of-yet unwritten global treaty that will include an undecided “legal instrument”. While governments around the world (mainly in the US, the EU, China, and India) are patting themselves on the back for being able to stop bickering and agree to do something — although they don’t have to do anything at all for nine years — environmental groups and people in communities most affected by climate change say the decision to put off limiting emissions until the future makes the conference a failure. Read the rest of COP17: Talks in Durban End With Failure to Cut Current Global Emissions Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: carbon emissions , Climate Change , climate change legislation , cop 17 , durban , durban talks , emissions reductions , global carbon emissions , global warming , legally binding treaty , reducing emissions , un climate talks , United Nations , United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change , world's largest emitter

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Beyond COP17: 5 Ways Business Can Get Ready for Rio

December 9, 2011 by  
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As government officials wrangle final outcomes in Durban, business leaders have already moved on, anticipating the Rio +20 Conference on Sustainable Development taking place in June.

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What a Record-Breaking Year for Extreme Weather Means for Your Firm

December 9, 2011 by  
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A new tool from the Natural Resources Defense Council tallied at least 2,941 monthly weather records broken in the U.S. between Jan. 1 and Oct. 31.

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Climate Smart Cape Town’s COP 17 Pavilion is Made of 1,884 Recycled Milk Crates

December 9, 2011 by  
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COP17 Launches a New Leader for the Climate Community

December 8, 2011 by  
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Among the many gracious, insightful and charismatic leaders among the South African hosts of the latest UN climate summit, perhaps none has made a bigger impression than Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, the president of COP17.

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6 Glaring Unanswered Policy Questions Raised at COP17

December 7, 2011 by  
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There are still many unresolved issues at the U.N. climate change conference in Durban, but the business community is seeing some signs of progress.

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6 Glaring Unanswered Policy Questions Raised at COP17

December 7, 2011 by  
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There are still many unresolved issues at the U.N. climate change conference in Durban, but the business community is seeing some signs of progress.

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Settlement Forces FDA to Determine BPA Fate by March 31

December 7, 2011 by  
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As part of settlement reached with the Natural Resource Defense Council, the FDA has until the end of March to decide whether to ban the pervasive, gender-bending chemical from food and drink packaging.

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Can Flash Mobs Engage Consumers on Green?

December 7, 2011 by  
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The potential for random acts of spontaneous choreography to ignite sustainable brands.

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