Rising temperatures from carbon emissions are the cause of the current drought in California – possibly one of the first of many natural disasters globally.
According to EU figures, 50% of food goes uneaten. Globally, one third of all food produced is wasted, amounting to huge environmental and economic costs.
Due to 3 years of drought in California, water conservation measures have been introduced to reduce water usage, causing problems to the agriculture sector.
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With the ‘big five’ European football leagues cumulating a revenue of almost EUR 10 billion, investors are putting more importance on socially responsible matters.
There is a clear consensus on mankind’s activities being the main source of climate change. Yet the energy industry – […]
When it comes to renewable energy, many investors are being put off by three myths that could lead them to […]
French President François Hollande and President of the Philippines Benigno S. Aquino III issued the Manila call to action on climate […]
The Danish government has set an ambitious target of weaning Denmark off fossil fuels by 2050. That may partly explain […]
When it comes to climate change, a faster-than-anticipated rate of global warming meant that 2014 was not a great year […]
Water lost to leakage in water systems It is difficult to imagine that access to water can become a major […]
Greater transparency and more shareholder involvement are at the core of the European Commission’s proposed amendments to the Shareholder Rights Directive
Inevitable measures to limit climate change will increasingly spell ‘carbon risk’ for investors; billions of dollars have already been wasted
The global mean temperature is 0.8°C higher today than in pre-industrial times. The impacts on weather, water and sea level will continue to increase in severity as the global temperature rises.
The recent US and China climate change accord spells opportunity and risk, but should give more oomph to the UN talks towards a global climate deal in Paris.
The World Bank this week published a report on impact of climate change which suggests dramatic consequences if more is not done to slow global warming.
Growth potential for decades.
Ian Simm, Chief Executive of IMPAX Asset Management, gives his view on climate change and explains why it has become a major issue for investors.