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Crowd-sourcing of sustainable business opportunities open now: Submit your ideas!

Crowd-sourcing of sustainable business opportunities open now: Submit your ideas!

Digital innovation stream will help map the world’s biggest opportunities out of global risks  Great ideas come from all walks of life, which is why the Global Opportunity Network is launching a crowd-sourced, digital innovation stream to help ...

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The World just Moved: 4 transformative governance shifts emerging from COP21

The World just Moved: 4 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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Driving the European Climate Change Debate

Driving the European Climate Change Debate

By DNV GL's Asun Lera St. Clair, Senior Principal Specialist Low Carbon Future; Bente Pretlove, Programme Director Climate Change; and Bjørn K. Haugland, Executive Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer. A resilient, sustainable future ...

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Climate Change Adaptation and Community Resilience

Climate Change Adaptation and Community Resilience

When Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines on 8th of November 2013, it brought torrential rain, 170mph winds and a 25 foot storm surge that devastated coastal areas. Over 6000 people lost their lives and 14 million people were adversely affected.  T ...

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Keeping the lights on in a warming world

This post is the second in our Climate Change Adaptation series. Ensuring the resilience of power grids during extreme events—whether those occurring now or those that are influenced by future climate change—is much on the mind of legislators, ...

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Mitigation is not enough: time for adaptation

Introducing DNV GL’s climate adaptation team Author of this blog post: Bente Pretlove, DNVGL R&I, Programme Director Climate Change In the last week, states of emergency have been declared in parts of Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina aft ...

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Climate change – disaster looms but the debate triggers hope!

Climate change – disaster looms but the debate triggers hope!

The message from Yokohama is clear; the world is heading for disaster, but there is still a chance to avoid the worst scenarios. However despite the reinforced signals that we are still heading in the wrong direction, hope is still very much kept ali ...

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