The G20 group of major economies gathers in Hamburg amid a storm of geopolitical crises threatening to push climate change down the agenda
PARIS, France (Jul. 5, 2017) — Can a motley crew of countries grouping climate champions Germany and France with oil giants Russia and Saudi Arabia muster a joint defense of the Paris Agreement against Donald Trump? Continue reading Climate: Can G19 hold firm against Trump’s G1?
Recommendations by the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures should help shareholders determine if businesses are aligned with the global shift toward a low-carbon economy
PARIS, France (Jun. 29, 2017) — Multinationals worth $3.5 trillion and financial institutions managing $25 trillion in assets pledged on Thursday, June 29, to follow new guidelines for disclosing exposure to climate change risk in both operations and investments. Continue reading Global companies pledge transparency on climate risk
German chancellor says Trump administration’s decision to quit Paris climate agreement means EU must show leadership on issue
June 29, 2017 — Tackling climate change will be one of the central tasks of the upcoming Hamburg G20 summit of the world’s largest economies, the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, said on Thursday, following the US withdrawal from the Paris climate pact. Continue reading Merkel to put climate change at centre of G20 talks after Trump’s Paris pullout