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Figueres: National climate plans = “investment prospectuses”
The climate plans submitted by governments towards a global climate deal should be seen as “investment prospectuses” for business.
RTCC
 
Company bosses pledge emission cuts, call for strong Paris climate deal
Bosses from more than forty global companies called on negotiators to agree a United Nations climate change deal in Paris in December and pledged to make their own emission cuts, they said in an open letter published on Thursday.
Reuters
 
‘Clear and critical’ need for sustainable energy targets in post-2015 agenda, UN deputy chief says
The centrality of energy in a new global development agenda is clear and critical, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson said today as he delivered the opening remarks to a briefing for Member States on Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All).
UN News Centre
 
Judges Skeptical of Challenge to Proposed E.P.A. Rule on Climate Change
A panel of federal judges appeared inclined on Thursday to dismiss the first legal challenge to President Obama’s most far-reaching regulation to slow climate change.
NY Times
 
BP investors turn up the heat over climate change
BP shareholders have overwhelmingly backed demands led by the Church of England and institutional investors requiring the oil major to be more open about how climate change might affect its business.
Financial Times
 
AGL to shut all coal-fired power stations by 2050 in bid to limit global warming
New boss Andy Vesey says he wants to take the lead in helping Australia limit climate change to no more than 2C warmer by mid-century
Guardian
 
COP 21: Peru to announce emissions reduction commitment in August
The first round of countries have formalized the amounts of emissions their countries will reduce.
Peru This Week
 
 
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