The hidden risks nature loss poses for businesses

March 16, 2020 by  
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Over $44 trillion of economic value generation, more than half the world’s total GDP, is moderately or highly dependent on nature.

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Elevated climate-related risks spur new approaches to doing business

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Researchers from University of Cambridge found that climate change could add around 20 percent to the global cost of extreme weather events by 2040. They are urging businesses to evaluate their own exposures to the growing risk to improve their resilience and sustainability.

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Each Ton of CO2 Worth $40 in Health Costs

February 1, 2010 by  
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Using coal for electricity produces CO2, and climate policy aims to prevent greenhouse gases from hurting our habitat. But it also produces SOx and NOx and particulate matter that have immediate health dangers

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Economic Value of Ecosystems and Biodiversity — New Report

November 13, 2009 by  
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A new report, The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB), attempts to bring to the world’s attention the truly great economic value of ecosystems and biodiversity, as well as the benefits of taking these into account when making policies.

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What Is the Matter with Us? Lead and Other Toxins into the Mouths of Babes

November 13, 2009 by  
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Over the weekend, someone sent my husband a link to a video called “The Girl Who Silenced the World” from 1992 where a 12 year old girl named Severn Suzuki addresses the UN’s Earth Summit Meeting in Rio de Janeiro. Severn essentially gives the panel and every living adult a well-articulated lashing for leaving the planet in this state for her generation to contend with

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Lawsuit Filed to Stop Condor-Killing Development, Save Tejon Ranch

November 13, 2009 by  
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A lawsuit to overturn the approval of Tejon Mountain Village – a luxury development which will destroy fragile California condor habitat – has been filed by a coalition of environmental justice advocates, Native Americans, endangered species advocates, and local residents. The Center for Biological Diversity, Wishtoyo Foundation, TriCounty Watchdogs, and the Center on Race, Poverty & The Environment filed the suit under the California Environmental Quality Act in Kern County Superior Court in Bakersfield. Read more of this story »

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