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A Report from the UK’s Sustainable Development Commission “Making Sustainable Lives Easier: A Priority for Governments, Business and Society”

February 24th, 2011 by Claire Monkhouse

The report, “Making Sustainable Lives Easier: A Priority for Governments, Business and Society,” finds that government initiatives to help people live more sustainably lack ambition and direction, and are too timid given the scale and urgency of the challenge. Although increasing numbers of people try to `do the right thing’, we are still a long […]

World Bank-UN Report Charts Path to Prevent Death and Destruction from Natural Hazards

November 12th, 2010 by World Bank

WASHINGTON, D.C., November 11, 2010 — A new joint report from the World Bank and the United Nations says that annual global losses from natural disasters could triple to $185 billion by the end of this century, even without calculating the impact of climate change.  Climate change could then add $28-$68 billion more in damages […]

The Stockholm Environment Institute publishes “Older People and Climate Change: the case for better engagement”

October 9th, 2010 by Stockholm Environment Institute

The Stockholm Environment Institute has published “Older People and Climate Change: the case for Better Engagement.” Report author Dr. Gary Haq writes “climate change and an ageing population will have wide ranging socio-economic and environmental impacts. Public engagement is therefore critical to implementing policies to tackle climate change and to address the needs of an […]

The Committee on Climate Change Adaptation Sub-Committee publishes report ‘How well prepared is the UK for climate change?’

September 18th, 2010 by Richard Lord

The Adaptation Sub-Committee of the Committee on Climate Change released a report on 16 September 2010 titled “How well prepared is the UK for climate change?” The report provides the first national assessment of how well prepared the UK is to cope with the impacts of climate change through adopting measures to adapt to climate […]

Green Investment Bank Commission publishes report “Unlocking Investment to Deliver Britain’s Low Carbon Future”

July 1st, 2010 by Richard Lord

The Green Investment Bank (GIB) Commission has produced a report, Unlocking Investment to deliver Britain’s low carbon future, stating that Britain may need up to £550 billion in investment to achieve 2020 carbon emission reduction targets. “The investment required to meet UK climate change and renewable energy targets is on a scale not seen since […]