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Biden administration grants $75 million to relocate three Native tribes away from rising oceans

cnbc.com The Department of the Interior under the Biden administration is providing three Native American tribes $75 million to relocate from coastal areas at risk of destruction, a…

Revisiting My 2007 Interview With Jesse Ausubel: ‘I Don’t Think Energy Policy Matters Much Over The Long Run’

forbes.com Last Friday, Holman Jenkins of the Wall Street Journal, published an article, headlined “’Climate Reparations’ Are a New Name for Foreign Aid.” The piece includes quotes…

How to find your voice for climate action

ted.com 475,761 views | Fehinti Balogun • TED Countdown YouTube Creator Summit How to find your voice for climate action Actor and activist Fehinti Balogun pieces together multiple…

Why Australia doesn't want to list the Great Barrier Reef as endangered

theweek.com The U.N. has recommended that the Great Barrier Reef be added to the list of endangered World Heritage sites, however, Australia is pushing back. The United Nations…

Is ESG An Investment Strategy Or The Path To A Sustainable World?

forbes.com According to financial services firm Refinitiv Lipper, global Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) funds received $649 billion in investments in 2021, up from $542…

The case for and against more fossil fuels in developing countries

vox.com A truck is loaded with coal at the Mafube open-cast coal mine in Mpumalanga, South Africa, on September 9. | Waldo Swiegers/Bloomberg via Getty Images Should coal, oil, and…

Why The Plastics Circular Economy Is The Next Greenfield For Climate Investors

forbes.com The conclusion from COP27 is inescapable: it is “all hands-on deck” to fight climate change. Despite our best efforts, the United Nations says we are still careening towards…

Anti-Woke Republicans Aren’t Making Business Sense on Climate

washingtonpost.com Republican Speaker-in-waiting Kevin McCarthy’s reported snub to the Chamber of Commerce marks a milestone of sorts in the growing schism between his caucus’ avowed…

Germany quits energy treaty, says it hampers climate goals

go.com Germany has formally decided to abandon an international energy accord that fossil fuel companies had used to oppose measures against climate change, the country's energy…

The Potential For More Climate-Friendly Cows

forbes.com Cows have a special “superpower.” They can digest cellulose – the most abundant form of plant-captured solar energy on the planet. This means they can live by grazing on…

Climate Remedy: State, Local Governments Increasingly Turn to Zoning Reforms

nakedcapitalism.com Yves here. Yours truly has always strongly preferred living in densely populated areas. Running errands on foot was a way to get some activity in as well as a bit of a…

Peter Thiel's VC fund backs TreeCard, a fintech that plants trees when you spend

cnbc.com TreeCard, a climate-conscious digital money app, raised $23 million from investors including Peter Thiel's Valar Ventures, EQT and World Fund. - The firm uses 80% of the…

'Zombie virus' frozen under Siberian lake has has been revived by scientists

fortune.com ‘Zombie virus’ frozen under Siberian lake for more than 48,500 years has has been revived by scientists The thawing of ancient permafrost due to climate change may pose a…

How to make your customers care about climate change

fastcompany.com The climate crisis is too big for any one company to solve. The only way forward is for companies and customers to work together, creating a more sustainable cycle of supply…

For business, water scarcity is where climate change hits home

economist.com For business, water scarcity is where climate change hits home It brings material risks, regulatory overreach and reputational damage One of your columnist’s favourite ways…

Alaska’s Fat Bear Week proves conservation can be joyful

economist.com Alaska’s Fat Bear Week proves conservation can be joyful Katmai National Park finds a competitive way to teach people about wildlife For one rabid corner of the internet,…

5 lessons on building an emissions-free city

ted.com 549,855 views | Heidi Sørensen • TED Countdown London Session 2022 5 lessons on building an emissions-free city Confronting climate change makes for better cities and a…

Huma Yusuf: A new social contract for global climate justice

ted.com 697,257 views | Huma Yusuf • TED Countdown London Session 2022 A new social contract for global climate justice Pakistan contributes less than one percent to the global…

How hip-hop can make climate action cool

ted.com 1,168,493 views | Samir Ibrahim, MyVerse and Kristen Warren • TED Countdown New York Session 2022 How hip-hop can make climate action cool Music can amplify social issues…

The eco-creators helping the climate through social media

ted.com 1,237,818 views | Zahra Biabani • TED Countdown New York Session 2022 The eco-creators helping the climate through social media "Climate doom-ism," or a pessimistic outlook…

The hidden wonders of soil

ted.com 1,312,723 views | Jane Zelikova • Countdown Summit The hidden wonders of soil From nourishing our foods to storing massive amounts of carbon, soil is teeming with diverse…

Africa's great carbon valley -- and how to end energy poverty

ted.com 1,421,619 views | James Irungu Mwangi • TED Countdown New York Session 2022 Africa's great carbon valley -- and how to end energy poverty Our lives depend on curbing climate…

The actual cost of preventing climate breakdown

ted.com 1,757,613 views | Yuval Noah Harari • TED Countdown New York Session 2022 The actual cost of preventing climate breakdown Nobody really knows how much it would cost to avoid…

NYU's 'Dr. Doom' says New Yorkers who moved to Florida, Texas, says states won't 'survive' climate change

foxbusiness.com The New York University economist who's dubbed "Dr. Doom" for predicting the 2008 financial crisis is criticizing New Yorkers who "stupidly" moved to states like Texas or…

Republicans Warn 51 Biglaw Firms To Stop Telling Clients About Climate Change Or Else!

dealbreaker.com “Nice little free market your clients have here… shame if anything happened to it.” These words don’t appear in a recent letter sent by Senate Republicans to 51 Biglaw…

Australian banking system cushioned for imminent climate change-related risks

investing.com (Reuters) - Potential economic downturns caused by climate change could pose risks to the loan books of Australia's top five banks without resulting in any severe stress to…

Why California’s $46 Billion Wine Industry Is Better Prepared For Climate Change Than Some Of Its Competitors?

forbes.com Climate change poses a significant threat for all of agriculture, but it has particularly disruptive potential for the wine industry. This is because wine quality is closely…

The U.S. and China hold the world's climate future in their hands

axios.com The resumption of U.S.-China climate talks at the recent COP27 summit is a positive sign for global cooperation on climate change, but it's not clear how both sides will now…

Ancient ‘Zombie Viruses’ Revived by Climate Change May Pose Threat to Humans

bloomberg.com Ancient ‘Zombie Viruses’ Revived by Climate Change May Pose Threat to Humans Bloomberg

As Climate Damage Rises, Utilities Turn to ‘Recovery Bonds’

washingtonpost.com As climate change makes extreme weather events more common, US utilities and energy companies are turning to a once rare vehicle to raise funds for coping with the…

With Federal Aid on the Table, Utilities Shift to Embrace Climate Goals

nytimes.com WASHINGTON — Just two years ago, DTE Energy, a Michigan-based electric utility, was still enmeshed in a court fight with federal regulators over emissions from a…

Big polluters given almost €100bn in free carbon permits by EU

theguardian.com Big polluting industries have been given almost €100bn (£86bn) in free carbon permits by the EU in the last nine years, according to an analysis by the WWF. The free…

Businesses need to be more involved to reach UN goals on poverty and hunger: Ban Ki-moon

arabnews.com RIYADH: UN goals on ending poverty and eradicating hunger by 2030 are set to be missed as governments, businesses, and civil societies are not working properly together,…

Council Post: Brand Purpose Matters, But Sometimes Gen-Z Just Wants Soap

forbes.com Blair Currie is the CEO of Snibble, a next-generation social video platform where content plus conversation rule the entertainment world. There are many perspectives on…

Want to fight climate change effectively? Here’s where to donate your money

vox.com Christina Animashaun/Vox These are 8 of the most high-impact, cost-effective, evidence-based organizations. You may not have heard of them. If you’re reading this, chances…

How Climate Change Impacts Water by Thinning Rivers and Erasing Glaciers

bloomberg.com How Climate Change Impacts Water by Thinning Rivers and Erasing Glaciers Bloomberg

Under 30 2023 Social Impact: Meet The Young Leaders Building Bold Businesses

forbes.com These Forbes Under 30 Social Impact listers are embracing cutting edge science, creative technology and entrepreneurship to fight climate change, social injustice and food…

Energy transition will be ‘very, very rough’ if governments and businesses can’t get on the same page

marketwatch.com The biggest news from the COP27 conference this month was an agreement that wealthy countries, including the U.S., will pay for climate-change damage for poor nations called…

Ivey Foundation will distribute $100-million endowment to causes aimed at accelerating progress on climate change

theglobeandmail.com One of Canada’s largest and oldest philanthropic organizations has decided to wind down and distribute its entire endowment – $100-million – to expedite efforts to align the…

Walking And Cycling More Will Decarbonize Transport Faster, And Improve Health

forbes.com Road vehicles account for nearly three-quarters of global transport CO2 emissions, and the problem is rapidly increasing. But active travel remains a low priority and is…

27 Countries That Face the Worst Catastrophic Ecological Threats

247wallst.com Climate change has hit every country in some way. Category 5 hurricanes and massive floods have struck many nations across the globe. Florida is still recovering from two…

The 2021 Pacific Northwest heat wave was a harbinger of what's to come, study finds

axios.com The 2021 heat wave in the Pacific Northwest, which killed hundreds of people in the U.S. and Canada, was a harbinger of a new generation of climate disasters to come, a new…

ESG Is a Woke Scam Infecting Our Corporations and Changing Us

newsweek.com Have you heard of ESG investing? If not, you soon will. ESG is the latest trendy acronym designed to empower the elites at the expense of us non-elites. The letters ESG…

Shocking number of Americans believe we are living in the end times

newsweek.com Thirty-nine percent of U.S. citizens believe that we are living in the end times, a survey has found. These results come from a Pew Research Center survey of 10,156 adults…

COP27 climate summit cover text lacked ambition due to influence of fossil fuel producers, critics say

theglobeandmail.com Fossil fuel producers benefited from sympathetic treatment in Egypt at the COP27 climate talks, government officials said, bringing their influence to bear in rushed final…

Why this should be business leaders’ ‘finest hour’

fortune.com [Great Resignation](_self) [Climate Change](_self) [Leadership](_self) [Inflation](_self) [Ukraine Invasion](_self) [Commentary](_self)· [leadership](_self) Why this should…

Prince William and Princess Kate tread on Harry and Meghan’s turf

fortune.com Prince William and Princess Kate tread on Harry and Meghan’s turf as they come to the U.S. to award their Earthshot Prize Prince William and the Princess of Wales will be…

On the job: What it takes to earn $70,000 a year as a water operator in California

cnbc.com The promise of job security and work-life balance drew Fernando Gonzalez to become a water operator. Now that he's worked as one for a few years, he sees his job as much…

Canada launches new Indo-Pacific strategy, focus on 'disruptive' China By Reuters

investing.com By David Ljunggren OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada launched a new Indo-Pacific strategy on Sunday, vowing more resources to deal with a "disruptive" China while working with the…

Links 11/27/2022

nakedcapitalism.com Links 11/26/2022 A bot that watched 70,000 hours of Minecraft could unlock AI’s next big thing MIT Technology Review A man won the legal right to not be ‘fun’ at work after…

What climate change means for Florida's future

theweek.com Florida has endured a particularly volatile storm season in 2022. In early September, Hurricane Ian tore through the area, devastating the state's southwest region and…

The Science for Determining Climate-Change Damage Is Unsettled

wsj.com Delegates at the recent COP27 climate summit in Egypt agreed to set up a fund to compensate poorer nations harmed by the effects of climate change. But figuring out the…

A Rule Change Frees Retirement Plans to Offer ESG Funds

barrons.com Retirement savers may soon get greater access to environmental, social, and governance funds. The Department of Labor finalized a regulation this past week that permits…

BOJ to conduct annual survey on climate finance to nurture ESG market By Reuters

investing.com By Leika Kihara TOKYO (Reuters) - Bank of Japan (BOJ) Deputy Governor Masayoshi Amamiya said on Sunday the central bank will conduct a survey annually of financial…

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