Tag Archive for 'COP 19'

No business plan for a world where temperatures could increase by 2°C

November 14th, 2013 by PwC

Jonathan Grant, director, PwC, said of the latest Climate Change Committee latest report “Fourth carbon budget Review” that “the Committee is right to highlight the danger of changing tack or rolling back regulations, as it could undermine business and investor confidence that long term UK government policy will deliver what is needed to tackle climate […]

Haiti, Philippines and Pakistan most affected by weather catastrophes

November 14th, 2013 by Germanwatch

Germanwatch presented the 9th annual Global Climate Risk Index at the onset of the Climate Summit in Warsaw (COP 19) while overshadowed by the ongoing human catastrophe in the Philippines. “The index shows that the most severe weather related catastrophes in 2012 occurred in Haiti, Philippines and Pakistan,” said Sönke Kreft, Team Leader International Climate […]