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Philips Lighting and Shiv Nadar Foundation join forces to create awareness about energy efficiency and climate change in India

Three interactive workshops held for school children at the Shiv Nadar School, Gurgaon December 14, 2016, New Delhi, India: Philips Lighting (Euronext Amsterdam ticker: LIGHT), a global leader in lighting, has partnered with the Shiv Nadar Foundation to create awareness about energy efficiency and climate change amongst school children in India. The rapid growth in …

First national human rights investigation into climate change impacts proceeds despite opposition from fossil fuel companies

Manila, 8 December 2016 – The Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines (CHR) today initiated the next steps in the world’s first-ever national investigation into human rights harms resulting from climate change (1), despite apparent opposition from some fossil fuel companies. A legal petition submitted by 18 individuals and 14 organisations, including Greenpeace Southeast …

Atos recognized by international nonprofit organization CDP as a world leader for corporate action on climate change

Atos is once again positioned on the Climate ‘A’ List   National, October 27, 2016: Atos, an international leader in digital services, has been awarded today the best score in climate performance by the CDP and positioned itself on its 2016 Climate A List. Thousands of companies have submitted information to be independently assessed against …

How fast will we need to adapt to climate change?

Stanford, CA— What would we do differently if sea level were to rise one foot per century versus one foot per decade? Until now, most policy and research has focused on adapting to specific amounts of climate change and not on how fast that climate change might happen. Using sea-level rise as a case study, …

Millennials Uphold Ideals of Global Citizenship amid Concern for Corruption, Climate Change and Lack of Opportunity

Young people between 18 and 35 view the world with cautious optimism and, overall, display progressive values, with regionally diverse views on gender equality and same-sex marriage. Millennials embrace new technologies, with a wary eye on their privacy and personal data, and see access to internet as a key requirement for empowerment The majority are …

Greenpeace responds to G7’s Communique on climate change

Ise-Shima, May 27 2016 – The Ise-Shima G7 Leaders’ Communique does not reflect the urgency of the climate crisis we face, nor is it consistent with the momentum around the world since the Paris Agreement. Clearly, Japan has held back the rest of the G7 from the action the Paris Agreement requires.“The Ise-Shima Communique fell …

THE WESTIN SOHNA RESORT AND SPA GOES DARK TO SHINE THE LIGHT ON CLIMATE CHANGE – HOTEL SUPPORTS WORLDWIDE EARTH HOUR MOVEMENT FOR THE ENVIRONMENT

GURGAON, March, 2016 –The Westin Sohna Resort and Spa goes dark to shine the light on climate change with Earth Hour 2016.The hotel will join millions around the world in turning off lights for one hour on March 19 at 8:30 p.m. local time to illuminate a powerful message about environmental awareness and action. The …

India based Weather Risk Management Services securing smiles against climate change with its services.

WRMS introduced Weather Insurance designed to combat climate change in India   New Delhi, December 29, 2015 -­‐-­‐ It all started back in 2003, when Sonu Agrawal founded this concept while he was working with an insurance company. He moved out and established Weather Risk Management Services [Weather Risk/WRMS] along with his partner Anuj Kumbhat …