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How Businesses Can Hold Their Banks Accountable on Climate Change – HBR.org Daily

Companies are under scrutiny for how major banks that they partner with are financing carbon-intensive projects. How can companies wishing to be “green” respond? One solution is to switch to a low-carbon bank if possible. But a better hope is…

Opinion: Davos Was a Case Study in How Not to Talk About Climate Change – Undark Magazine

Science has a resistance to ill-founded assertions embedded deep in its bones. Carl Sagan called this “baloney detection.” But in the face of climate change, arguably our largest science-related crisis, these baloney detection capabilities haven’t kept our leaders honest. Consider…

Nearly Half of Educators Say Climate Change Is Affecting Their Schools—or Will Soon – EdWeek

One in 4 teachers, principals, and district leaders say that climate change is impacting their school or district to some extent. And an additional 18 percent say that while their district has not yet been affected by climate change, they…

Revealed: the ‘carbon bombs’ set to trigger catastrophic climate breakdown

The world’s biggest fossil fuel firms are quietly planning scores of “carbon bomb” oil and gas projects that would drive the climate past internationally agreed temperature limits with catastrophic global impacts, a Guardian investigation shows. The exclusive data shows these…

Microbial Responses to Climate Change in Three Major Ecosystems – AZoCleantech

Climate change is now generally accepted as humanity’s most serious contemporary challenge. According to a report released by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the situation has worsened, with 3.3 billion people globally vulnerable to climate change. This article…

Celebs, Politicians Who Rarely Practice What They Preach On The Environment

On days celebrating the environment like Earth Day, celebrities and politicians like to lecture average Americans about how they need to change their behavior to fight climate change. However, they often fail to practice what they preach. [bold, links added]…

This Earth Day Remember We Have Less Than 10 Years to Combat Global Warming – One Green Planet

This Earth Day, we need to remember it’s now or never to move towards a renewable and sustainable future. A new study found devastating increases in global greenhouse gas emissions and says that the world has less than ten years…

Work towards a robust climate action now – Hindustan Times

We are in the middle of a global climate emergency that affects every aspect of our lives and civilisation. The time is ticking away, and this could be our only chance to keep global temperatures under control and prevent global…

Talking About Climate Change Is Depressing. Does It Have To Be? – BuzzFeed News

This is an excerpt from Quibbles & Bits, the BuzzFeed News copy desk’s newsletter. Sign up below to nerd out about language and style with us once a month! When it comes to tackling climate change, one of the worst…

Talking About Climate Change Is Depressing. Does It Have To Be? – Yahoo News

This is an excerpt from Quibbles & Bits, the BuzzFeed News copy desk’s newsletter. Sign up below to nerd out about language and style with us once a month! When it comes to tackling climate change, one of the worst…

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