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The World just Moved: four transformative governance shifts emerging from COP21

The World just Moved: four transformative governance shifts emerging from COP21

The climate agreement at COP21 in Paris has generated quite a bit of heat. Scientists and researchers are squabbling over the feasibility of achieving the sub-2 °C target, while others are dismissive of the commitments made by countries via their Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) and of their political will to act. ...

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California’s Greenhouse Reduction Goals and Climate Action Plans

California’s Greenhouse Reduction Goals and Climate Action Plans

The State of California has been a leader in developing and implementing policies and regulations to directly address the risk of severe climate change. Most notably, the California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 – also known as AB 32 – req ...

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Climate change and health: You can be part of the solution

Stop for a moment and think about the last time you needed medical care.  Was it a visit to your GP or the local pharmacy?  Perhaps you needed to go to the hospital. Maybe it was for a loved one. The truth is we all need healthcare services through ...

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COP20 Lima – Where do we stand?

With ongoing discussions in climate change negotiations mostly focused on the much-heralded Paris Agreement, which is scheduled to be signed next year during the UNFCCC Conference of Parties (COP 21) in Paris, what role could the next two weeks in Li ...

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Resilience for uncertain futures: DNV GL at GLTE

Last week, DNV GL led a workshop at the Global Leadership and Technology Exchange in London on “Resilience for uncertain futures” with about 35 participants from across industries. The purpose of the workshop was to look in depth at how leaders c ...

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The Resilience Imperative: DNV GL at GLTE 2014

The Resilience Imperative: DNV GL at GLTE 2014

This Thursday, DNV GL’s adaptation team, with members of Xyntéo, will lead a workshop on climate change adaptation and resilience for a group of 40 to 50 partners at the Global Leadership and Technology Exchange (GLTE) in London. Our workshop aims ...

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Building resilient supply chains

In 2011, floods in Thailand halted the production of hard drives, raising consumer prices on PCs. A 2010 drought in Russia resulted in lower crop yields, reducing the supply of agricultural products to Europe and North Africa. Extreme weather is alre ...

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Making climate science meaningful and actionable

Making climate science meaningful and actionable

Next week, the IPCC will release its Synthesis Report, a summary of the main news about climate change according to the latest science, completing the IPCC Fifth Assessment Cycle. How will this publication add to what we already know? There are ...

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Introducing DNV GL’s climate adaptation team

Introducing DNV GL’s climate adaptation team

In the past month alone, we have seen a record heat wave in California, a deadly avalanche and blizzard in Nepal, and heavy flooding in southern France. These events disrupt business operations and community life and threaten safety and security. Cli ...

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