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Post-Paris: There is no Denying Clean Energy Future

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On February 9, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling to pause implementation of the Clean Power Plan while the lower court reviews the legality of the regulations. The “stay” of the rule means that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) may not enforce the Clean Power Plan pending the resolution of the case on the merits.  That challenge is currently before the U.S.

What's In Store for 2016: CBRE’s Big Predictions for Sustainability in 2016

by Rebecca Pearce
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COP21 a success – what next?
Is 2016 the year we will begin to see real action from participating governments regarding climate change?

Following December’s international convention in Paris, 195 countries signed an agreement to limit the global temperature rise to well below 2 degrees, with an aspiration of meeting a target of 1.5 degrees. At the time, the announcement was met with a poignant mixture of surprise, cynicism and relief.

The Regenerative Generation - A Young Rockefeller Speaks

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The Regenerative Generation

by Christopher Lindstrom, Co-founder of Catalyst Bioenergy Group and the great-great grandson of John D. Rockefeller

As I write this COP21 meetings are over, having culminated with a commitment to keep the planet’s temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Fahrenheit. However, the path to achieve this goal is still vague with many questions remaining about how to implement.

Active Update – COP21: What Does Tomorrow Look Like?

David Sheasby, Head of Governance and Sustainability at Martin Currie, gives his views on climate change in Paris
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Company Sustainability Activity on the Increase, Says New Report

Ninth annual “State of Green Business” shows encouraging progress post-COP21
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OAKLAND, Calif., February 2, 2016 /3BL Media/ — Companies are making good progress in addressing their environmental impacts, and the aftermath of December’s Paris climate agreement is catalyzing continued growth in sustainable business activities, according to a new report.

New Report: $12.1 Trillion Must Be Invested In New Renewable Power Generation Over Next 25 Years To Limit Climate Change

Industry is “poised for rapid growth,” especially in emerging markets
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January 29, 2016 /3BL Media/ - To reach the level of investment in new renewable power generation needed to avert dangerous climate change, $12.1 trillion of investment will be needed over the next 25 years, which is $5.2 trillion above business-as-usual projections, a new report by Ceres and Bloomberg New Energy Finance concludes.

500 Global Investors Managing Trillions Mobilize Action in Wake of Paris Climate Agreement

Ceres, UNF convene financial leaders at United Nations to scale clean energy opportunities, manage fossil fuel risks from low-carbon transition
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January 27, 2016 /3BL Media/ - On the heels of the historic international climate agreement in Paris, more than 500 global investors gathered today at the United Nations to begin mobilizing the trillions of dollars needed to catalyze the global clean energy transition.

The Elephant in the 10-K: Carbon Asset Risk

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Written by Jackie Cook, Founder, Fund Votes

Large US oil and gas companies are not adequately disclosing to their investors the risk that a portion of their carbon-based assets could be left stranded.

Happy, Sustainable 2016! Let Us Be a Part of Your Strategy

By Carol Baroudi, Arrow Electronics
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The signing of the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21) agreement in Paris last month is a victory for many who have been laboring for decades. It is miraculous that the world, as represented by 154 nations, has committed to address what is threatening us all – the devastating effects of global warming. But as we know, the behaviors driving the warming of the planet cannot and will not be stopped or even slowed with the flick of a switch or the signing of an agreement.

Bard MBA to Host Live Podcast on COP21: The Unstoppable Momentum Behind Corporate Climate Action

Bard MBA Sustainable Business Friday's Podcast Hosts Margaret Fenwick, United Nations Global Compact
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ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, N.Y., January 28, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The Bard MBA in Sustainability  will host a live discussion: COP21, The Unstoppable Momentum Behind Corporate Climate Action on the dial-in podcast, Sustainable Business Fridays, with Margaret Fenwick, Manager Environment and Climate, United Nation Global Compact office, on Friday, January 29th, at 12pm. 

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