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Most global investors recognise financial risk of climate change, report finds
For the first time a majority of global investor heavyweights recognise the financial risks of climate change, according to the results of a major global index rating how investors manage such risks.
Guardian
 
State prosecutors urge Trump not to withdraw from Paris accord
More than a dozen state prosecutors urged President Donald Trump in a letter on Tuesday not to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement, which commits the United States, along with 200 other countries, to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions in an attempt to slow global warming.
Reuters
 
Climate change offers huge investment opportunity: experts
Climate change should be grasped as an opportunity to attract vast capital flows into low-carbon investments, create jobs and spur economic growth, rather than viewed as a money-absorbing burden, top officials and experts said.
Thomson Reuters Foundation
 
Brazil weighs biofuel mandates for fuel distributors to cut emissions
The Brazilian government is evaluating setting biofuel mandates to fuel distributors with the aim of increasing consumption of renewable fuels and cutting carbon emissions, the country’s biofuels director Miguel de Oliveira said on Tuesday.
Reuters
 
Climat : le secrétaire à l’énergie américain veut rester dans l’accord de Paris
Contrairement à Scott Pruitt, le patron de l’EPA, Rick Perry ne remet pas à cause l’adhésion à l’accord sur le climat, mais il aspire à en renégocier les termes.
Le Monde
 
Partnership to strengthen 'renewable tourism'
TOURISM in the Pacific is expected to benefit from an agreement the South Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO) and the Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH have entered into to collaborate on strengthening tourism in the region.
Fiji Times
 
Millions of Colombians at risk to climate change: minister
Climate change has put nearly 12 million Colombians at risk from natural disasters like flooding and landslides, which could kill hundreds and cause serious infrastructure damage, the environment minister said on Tuesday.
Reuters
 
 
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