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9 CEOs and corporate execs leading the climate change fight

9 CEOs and corporate execs leading the climate change fight | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Whether big business can be a force for good is a perennial discussion among TreeHuggers. These corporate leaders are out to prove it can.
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Forecasting Climate With A Chance Of Backlash : NPR

Forecasting Climate With A Chance Of Backlash : NPR | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
A surprising number of TV weather presenters are vocal deniers of climate change, while others fear audience backlash if they talk about such a polarizing topic.
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Climate Change Cited as 'Financial Risk'

Climate Change Cited as 'Financial Risk' | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
A government agency that investigates federal spending has singled out climate change as an event that could pose a significant financial risk to the U.S. government.
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How is Climate Change Impacting the World's Food Supply?

How is Climate Change Impacting the World's Food Supply? | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Scientists may play a more important role in figuring out just how to keep crop yields up in the face of worldwide climate change.
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Officials Seek Protection For Wolverines Threatened By Climate Change

Officials Seek Protection For Wolverines Threatened By Climate Change | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
BILLINGS, Mont. -- The tenacious wolverine, a snow-loving carnivore sometimes called the "mountain devil," could soon join the list of species threatened by climate change – a dubious distinction putting it in the ranks of the polar bear and...
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Nicholas Stern: Climate Situation 'Far Worse' Than Previously Thought

Nicholas Stern: Climate Situation 'Far Worse' Than Previously Thought | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Nicholas Stern, the British economist who made a big splash worldwide with his government-commissioned Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change in 2006, is now saying that things are even worse than he let on in his famous report.
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Obama Urged To Use Broad Powers To Act On Climate Change

Obama Urged To Use Broad Powers To Act On Climate Change | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Several Democratic lawmakers on Thursday urged President Barack Obama to use his broad powers to curb carbon emissions through federal agencies, saying Congress may be unable to...
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UN Chief's 'Number One Priority'

UN Chief's 'Number One Priority' | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says his top hopes for 2013 are to reach a new agreement on climate change and to urgently end the increasingly deadly and divisive war in Syria.
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How Ford, Adidas are making climate change work in their favor

How Ford, Adidas are making climate change work in their favor | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Addressing long-term climate change risks offers companies a profitable path forward.
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MIT to Obama: Get Serious About Climate Change

MIT to Obama: Get Serious About Climate Change | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Arguing that any climate change initiatives need to be for the long haul, MIT Technology Review's editors urge the Obama Administration to tackle the issue.
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World's Largest Mining Company Admits Climate Change is Real

World's Largest Mining Company Admits Climate Change is Real | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Australian BHP Billiton, the world's largest mining company, admits that climate change is real.
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New Climate Change Study Contains More Bad News

New Climate Change Study Contains More Bad News | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON -- The amount of heat-trapping pollution the world spewed rose again last year by 3 percent. So scientists say it's now unlikely that global warming can be limited to a couple of degrees, which is an international goal.
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Australian Government Blames Climate Change for ‘Angry Summer’

Australian Government Blames Climate Change for ‘Angry Summer’ | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
A government report argues that the frequency and ferocity of recent extreme weather events demands action to prevent further changes to the environment.
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Sierra Club leads civil disobedience at White House, 48 arrested

Sierra Club leads civil disobedience at White House, 48 arrested | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
For the first time in its 120 year history, the Sierra Club is encouraging - and participating - in civil resistance to raise awareness about climate change.
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Business Weighs Climate-Change Response

Business Weighs Climate-Change Response | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Businesses are weighing how to prepare for potential new rules on climate change, after President Barack Obama has repeatedly promised to make the issue a priority in his second term.
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You Can Move Washington, D.C. Forward on Climate Change

You Can Move Washington, D.C. Forward on Climate Change | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
On February 17, tens of thousands are coming together in Washington, D.C. to ask the president to stand up for climate. This is the beginning. The beginning of a real battle, for America's future.
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U.S. coastal communities face more threats with climate change

U.S. coastal communities face more threats with climate change | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Climate change will continue to threaten the health and vitality of U.S. coastal communities' social, economic and natural systems, researchers say.
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Will Obama Approve Keystone XL? Tracking the Latest Speculation

Will Obama Approve Keystone XL? Tracking the Latest Speculation | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Like many of you, we were pleased to hear President Obama make such a strong statement in his inaugural address about the need to address climate change.
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Hawaii's Gorgeous Plants Could Be Harbinger of Climate Change Doom

Hawaii's Gorgeous Plants Could Be Harbinger of Climate Change Doom | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
A beautiful and unique plant appears to be vanishing before our very eyes, thanks to climate change. Can we save the Haleakala Silversword?
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Obama and the National Climate Assessment: Hot Enough for Ya?

Obama and the National Climate Assessment: Hot Enough for Ya? | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
President Obama says it's time to respond to the climate change threat.
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How American Cities Are Adapting To Climate Change

How American Cities Are Adapting To Climate Change | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
A new report by the International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives highlights twenty local government across the country that are taking the initiative to combat global warming.
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Top Five Reasons 2012 Made Us Pay Attention to Climate Change

Top Five Reasons 2012 Made Us Pay Attention to Climate Change | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
It's that time of year when we look back and reflect on the past year and make silly lists.  Well this list is far from silly - it is quite sobering news for
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Unilever, UPS, Nike lead efforts to address climate change

Unilever, UPS, Nike lead efforts to address climate change | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
According to a new Climate Counts report ranking corporate efforts to manage carbon emissions, more companies are taking action as a way to mitigate the risks of extreme weather.
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