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GLOBAL CLIMATE ACTION SUMMIT PREVIEWS SCHEDULE

GLOBAL CLIMATE ACTION SUMMIT PREVIEWS SCHEDULE Landmark climate change conference releases peek into commitments, events and more to watch for during action-packed Summit Near final program with speaker names also launched today SAN FRANCISCO (Sept. 7, 2018)—With…

Visionary Bertrand Piccard Headlines the Global Climate Action Summit Superheroes Event, with 21 Other Luminaries, Leaders, and Innovators from 12 Different Countries

Visionary Bertrand Piccard Headlines the Global Climate Action Summit Superheroes Event, with 21 Other Luminaries, Leaders, and Innovators from 12 Different Countries San Francisco, CA—August 31, 2018—Visionary maverick and inventor Bertrand Piccard, the force…

Leading health systems form alliance to address climate change in California

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Leading health systems form alliance to address climate change in California California Health Care Climate Alliance will advocate for climate-smart policies [Sacramento, Calif., Aug. 22, 2018] Amid deadly fires and record-breaking heat waves…

UC sets higher standards, greater goals for sustainability

UC sets higher standards, greater goals for sustainability The University of California today (Sept. 4) announced a bold expansion of its systemwide sustainability goals as part of its Carbon Neutrality Initiative and leadership on climate change efforts. UC will…

The Climate Fight’s Next Turning Point

Project Syndicate August 29 Scientists agree that global carbon dioxide emissions must reach a turning point in 2020 if we are to achieve carbon neutrality (emissions low enough to be safely absorbed by forests, soils, and other natural systems) by mid-century. But…

Pathway to Paris concert event set for San Francisco

Legendary performers Patti Smith and Bob Weir to join a celebration of climate action during the Global Climate Action Summit. San Francisco, 11 July 2018: Pathway to Paris, together with 350.org and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today announced a…

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Land and Ocean Stewardship: Key Facts and Figures

The 30X30 Forests, Food and Land Challenge: we’re calling on businesses, states, city and local governments, and global citizens to unite and take action for better forest and habitat conservation, land use, and food production and consumption practices to deliver up…

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THE UNIVERSAL CLIMATE DISCLOSURE CHALLENGE

Disclosure is the bedrock of public accountability to climate targets. The process of disclosure allows corporations, cities, states, and regions to measure their carbon footprints, identify and prioritize areas where performance improvements can be made, and deliver…

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Urgency Underlined as Bonn Climate Talks Close

Scoop May 11, 2018 Against the backdrop of a record hot April in the host country of Germany, governments are concluding two weeks of talks aimed at preparing the Paris Agreement’s operational guidelines for adoption at the annual climate conference to be held in…

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“Clean Trillion” Investment Goal in Sight and Achievable

Ceres May 10, 2018 As global clean energy transition takes hold and the market matures, a new Ceres report released today finds that the “Clean Trillion” – the goal of an additional $1 trillion investment in clean energy per year through 2050 – is eminently…

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