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DNV GL to launch Global Opportunity Network to identify green growth prospects

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Risk management giant aims to identify areas where environmental challenges can be turned into business opportunities

27 Aug 2014

Climate change perception gap 'reminiscent' of MMR scandal, survey finds

The equity gap is widening for start-up businesses

Poll suggests public underestimates scientific consensus around climate change, as well as contribution of green energy to electricity mix

27 Aug 2014

Washington Post urges America to embrace climate action

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On both sides of the Atlantic the race is underway to push climate action back up the political agenda

26 Aug 2014

Asian economies 'under serious threat' from climate change

Asian Development Bank report warns cost of tackling extreme weather will skyrocket unless emissions can be limited

20 Aug 2014

Andrew Winston on climate risk, the carbon bubble and The Big Pivot

The green business strategy expert outlines the ideas underpinning his new book on how businesses can survive in a fundamentally changed world

18 Aug 2014

Having a carbon budget is great, but how are we going to meet it?

The Green Party's Natalie Bennett argues that while the government may have agreed to new carbon targets it is not doing nearly enough to meet them

13 Aug 2014

UN: Climate adaptation investment will ensure Africa's growth

New report highlights how protecting continent's economy against droughts, heat waves, and floods, will enhance economic development

12 Aug 2014

Extreme weather becoming more common, study says

Rise in blocking-patterns – hot or wet weather remaining stuck over regions for weeks – causing frequent heatwaves or floods

12 Aug 2014

Labour promises action on climate resilience and air pollution

Shadow Environment team goes on the offensive with promise of new national adaptation strategy

12 Aug 2014

Labour: Tory failure to invest in flood defences puts thousands at risk

Maria Eagle, shadow environment secretary, claims evidence suggests an extra 330,000 properties will be at risk by 2035

11 Aug 2014

Edelman formally declares it will not accept climate denial campaigns

Statement by America’s biggest public relations firm may be the industry’s first official position on climate denial

08 Aug 2014

Obama launches three-pronged climate action push

President beefs up climate strategy once again with new moves to tackle methane emissions, enhance resilience, and bolster economic case for action

30 Jul 2014

MPs throw weight behind IPCC climate science report

Energy and Climate Change select committee says UK should take global lead in slashing greenhouse gas emissions

29 Jul 2014

How the Caribbean plans to become a green energy powerhouse

Existential threat from climate change and high electricity costs are driving Caribbean Development Bank programme to boost clean energy investment

23 Jul 2014

Climate adaptation must be backed by climate communication

Bob Ward calls on newly appointed Environment Secretary Liz Truss to deliver a more coherent approach to climate adaptation

23 Jul 2014

How companies can plan for a more sustainable future

BusinessGreen and DNV GL's latest roundtable outlined how businesses must incorporate climate threats into their long-term strategies

11 Jul 2014

Analysts: Global climate change deal unlikely to prevent dangerous climate change

New analysis by Thomson Reuters Point Carbon suggests the world will blow its carbon budget by 2048, even if China and USA match the EU's 2030 pledges

11 Jul 2014

10 climate threats facing the UK today

From overheating hospitals to underfunded flood defences, the UK is already facing severe climate risks

09 Jul 2014

Businesses failing to prepare for climate change risks, report warns

Committee on Climate Change attacks government "underinvestment" on flooding and outlines future overheating threat for UK's aging population

09 Jul 2014

Climate resilience: Why slow and spread beats pave and pipe

Could eco-engineering concepts deliver the climate adaptation cities need, while boosting the economy and improving habitats?

03 Jul 2014

Roundtable: How long-term corporate planning holds the key to a more sustainable future - last chance to register

Event hosted in association with DNV GL takes place on Monday July 7 in London

03 Jul 2014

Europe facing €190bn climate change bill, EU Commission warns

Study outlines damage to a range of sectors if no action is taken to limit global temperature rise

26 Jun 2014

Former US Treasury Secretaries to warn of soaring climate risks

Bi-partisan 'Risky Business' group to warn of immense corporate risks presented by unmitigated climate change

23 Jun 2014

World's energy systems vulnerable to climate impacts, report warns

Generators from nuclear reactors to coal-fired power plants will feel the brunt of the weather changes

18 Jun 2014

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