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Business leaders warn global warming is bad for the economy

If you are an investor, the risks of climate change should matter to you. That’s the message from the Risky Business Project, led by former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, billionaire financier Tom Steyer and former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson. 28 more words

Energy/climate

It's Up To Us To Decide The Future

Global weirding has begun. We still have time to act, but not an indefinite amount of time:

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Produced by the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme and Globaia and funded by the UN Foundation. 46 more words

Climate Change

Surprise! Putting Price On Carbon Is A Job-Creating Bonanza

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SAN DIEGO, MARCH 3, 2014 – An aggressively-priced carbon tax in California, with revenue returned to the public, would actually grow the state’s economy and increase jobs, according to a… 437 more words

Energy/climate

The Real Math on Renewable vs Nonrenewable Energy Jobs

406 Billion dollars in government subsidies go to the fossil fuel industry per year to create 7 million jobs globally. Renewable energy provides 5.7 million jobs already, but with 60 Billion dollars, less than one sixth of government support. 19 more words

Energy/climate

President Obama: Climate Change Is A Fact

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Thank you, President Obama, for using your “bully pulpit” to publicly confirm the accuracy of climate science. Now, what the world needs is action based on the science, not business as usual: 17 more words

Energy/climate

Extreme Weather Events Escalating Around the World

The HawkkeyDavis Channel on YouTube does an excellent job of compiling extreme weather events from around the world at regular intervals during the year. Here’s the end-of-the-year compilation for 2013. 85 more words

Climate Change