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Climate Policy Is Coming. Is Business Prepared?

Climate Policy Is Coming. Is Business Prepared? Businesses can expect stricter carbon pollution regulations coming soon — and that’s not necessarily a bad thing, according to some. We saw this reasoning explained in companies’ briefs supporting the EPA’s Clean Power Plan last week, with major tech firms Apple, Google, Amazon and Microsoft, along with Ikea

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Ontario linking with North American carbon market

Ontario linking with North American carbon market Action on climate change is heating up in Ontario as the government is poised to make important changes to its environmental framework. The province of Ontario is proposing to implement a greenhouse gas (“GHG”) cap-and-trade program as part of the government’s efforts to help mitigate climate change and

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Businesses Using Carbon Pricing to Manage Climate Risks

Businesses Using Carbon Pricing to Manage Climate Risks Carbon markets are booming, according to two new reports, and business is playing a key role. Global carbon markets’ total value increased 9 percent to €48.4 billion ($52.6 billion) in 2015, boosted by North American markets, which grew 121 percent in terms of volume and 220 percent

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Clean Power Plan: What to Expect in 2016

Clean Power Plan: What to Expect in 2016 The battle over the Clean Power Plan continues as a coalition of coalition of states, companies and advocacy groups is asking a federal appeals court to reject “speculative” arguments against the carbon rule for power plants. Since the EPA published the Clean Power Plan in late October,

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3 Signs We’re Entering a Golden Age for Carbon Markets

3 Signs We’re Entering a Golden Age for Carbon Markets There was a time when market-based approaches seemed to fall off the radar in discussions of climate policy, but carbon markets are back. Well-designed emission trading systems offer the combination of flexibility, incentives and guaranteed results that help polluters meet their targets – while leaving

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Global CEOs Urge ‘Ambitious Climate Deal’ at COP21

Global CEOs Urge ‘Ambitious Climate Deal’ at COP21 CEOs from 78 global companies — including PepsiCo, Dow Chemical, Nestlé, Unilever, and Accenture — are urging governments to work with them to co-design climate solutions ahead of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of the Parties (COP21) in Paris. The conference will

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68 Major Companies Join Climate Action Pledge

68 Major Companies Join Climate Action Pledge As the UN climate talks in Paris near, 68 additional companies have joined the White House-led American Business Act on Climate Pledge. Companies making the pledge have set greenhouse gas reduction and renewable energy sourcing goals for 2020 and beyond, and are focusing on increasing energy efficiency, boosting

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