settembre, 2014

Climate Summit 2014

Climate Summit 2014

UN Climate Summit 2014 Climate change is not a far-off problem. It is happening now and is having very real consequences on people’s lives. Climate change is disrupting national economies, costing us dearly today and even more tomorrow. But there is a growing recognition that affordable, scalable solutions are available now that will enable us all to leapfrog to cleaner, more resilient...

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Carbon pricing

Carbon pricing

Global corporate use of carbon pricing CDP Report Summary Companies in the US and worldwide are already advanced in their use of carbon pricing. They are ahead of their governments in planning for climate change risks, costs and opportunities. These companies want, and are calling for, clear pricing and regulatory certainty to help them plan their climate-related investments, and they want...

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Atmospheric CO2 levels

Atmospheric CO2 levels

Atmospheric CO2 reaches record levels LONDON – A dramatic rise in atmospheric carbon dioxide saw levels of Greenhouse gases reach record levels in 2013, according to new figures from The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO). According to the US Energy Information Administration, the textile industry is the 5th largest contributor to CO2 emissions in the United States, with 13m tonnes of...

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Water usage

Water usage

Calls for holistic approach on water use LONDON – Fashion companies must look beyond their own water usage, and engage with water management strategies beyond their own supply chains in order to help tackle the water impacts and risks of the textile industry. That was one of the ideas discussed by a panel of textiles, water, and environmental specialists during an online chat held during...

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