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The work of the NY Common Fund’s Decarbonization Advisory Panel (Part 4)
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By Joy-Therése Williams & Alicia Seiger Originally published on Responsible Investor In the final of a series of four articles, Joy Williams and Alicia Seiger of the New York State Common Retirement Fund’s Decarbonization Advisory Panel take a deeper look at the work of the expert panel. Click here for the first, second and third in the series.  The final…

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The work of the NY Common Fund’s Decarbonization Advisory Panel (Part 3)
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By Joy-Therése Williams & Alicia Seiger Originally published on Responsible Investor In the third of a series of four articles, Joy Williams and Alicia Seiger of the New York State Common Retirement Fund’s Decarbonization Advisory Panel take a deeper look at the work of the expert panel. Click here for the first and second articles.  The final consensus report…

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The work of the NY Common Fund’s Decarbonization Advisory Panel (Part 2)
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By Joy-Therése Williams & Alicia Seiger Originally published on Responsible Investor In the second of a series of four articles, Joy-Therése Williams and Alicia Seiger of the New York State Common Retirement Fund’s Decarbonization Advisory Panel take a deeper look at the work of the expert panel. The first article is available here. This article is…

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The work of the NY Common Fund’s Decarbonization Advisory Panel (Part 1)
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By Joy-Therése Williams & Alicia Seiger Originally published on Responsible Investor In the first of a series of four articles, Joy-Therése Williams and Alicia Seiger of the New York State Common Retirement Fund’s Decarbonization Advisory Panel present an overview of the panel’s work. Further articles will look at first steps and minimum standards while the…

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Bank of Canada listing of climate change as a risk to Canada’s economy is another warning to companies
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On Thursday, the Bank of Canada released its 2019 Financial System Review, and for the first time it listed climate change as one of the main risks to Canada’s economy and financial system. The inclusion of climate change as one of six vulnerabilities listed in the Financial System Review (FSR) comes a few weeks after…

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Beyond the headlines: A closer look at the impacts highlighted in Canada’s Changing Climate Report
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By Kevin Quinlan On April 2, 2019, the federal government released Canada’s Changing Climate Report, the first in a series of reports outlining the impacts of climate change in Canada. It immediately generated national news for reporting “temperature in Canada has increased at roughly double the global mean rate” with northern Canada warming “roughly three times”…

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Expensive and now frequent once-a-century floods shifting conversation away from “we will rebuild at any cost”
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As parts of Ontario, Quebec, and New Brunswick suffer from historic floods after recently cleaning up from once-in-a-century floods, political leaders are no longer taking the “we will rebuild at all costs” default position – a potential major shift in the climate adaptation conversation. While touring flooding in Constance Bay, Ontario Premier Doug Ford said…

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Climate change litigation mounts as companies face increased exposure, legal report finds
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Over 1,200 climate change cases have been filed in more than 30 jurisdictions against governments and corporations, including 950 in the United States, according to a newly released report by the global law firm Clyde & Co. Cases filed in the US, Australia, the UK, the EU, New Zealand, Brazil, Spain, Canada, and India either…

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Corporate directors facing increased exposure to climate change litigation, say legal experts
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Corporate directors face an increasing climate liability exposure, according to an updated legal opinion by an Australian think tank, the Centre for Policy Development (CPD). The original 2016 legal opinion by Noel Hutley SC and Sebastian Hartford Davis found that it was “likely to be only a matter of time before we see litigation against…

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Observed changes (°C) in annual temperature across Canada between 1948 and 2016, based on linear trends. From: Canada in a Changing Climate: Advancing our Knowledge for Action
Federal climate report, revealing Canada is warming at twice the global average, demonstrates urgent need for adaptation and deep decarbonization
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Canada’s climate is warming at nearly twice the global average rate and Northern Canada is warming even faster, according to the federal government’s sobering national assessment on the impacts of climate change in Canada.  Canada’s Changing Climate Report is yet another warning to governments and businesses that we must urgently adapt to the changing climate…

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