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Scientists have just detected a major change to the Earth’s oceans linked to a warming climate – The Washington Post

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February 16, 2017

The oceans are losing oxygen, posing growing threats to marine life. Source: Scientists have just detected a major change to the Earth’s oceans linked to a warming climate – The Washington Post

Climate change threatens ability of insurers to manage risk | Environment | The Guardian

Extreme weather is driving up uninsured losses and insurers must use investments to fund global warming resilience, says study Source: Climate change threatens ability of insurers to manage risk | Environment | The Guardian

Energy firms swoop on startups in billion-dollar technology race – ETtech

Companies such as Germany’s Innogy, France’s EDF and Dutch Eneco, as well as oil majors like Total, have set up their own venture capital funds to scour the globe for potentially disruptive technologies. Source: Energy firms swoop on startups in billion-dollar technology race – ETtech

Advanced technology and manufacturing necessary for Australia’s future: BAE chairman | afr.com

With the Australian Government investing an unprecedented $195 billion in defence and security over the next 10 years, the opportunity for the nation’s defence industry to drive economic growth and build the skill-set and technologies for future prosperity must not be underestimated. Source: Advanced technology and manufacturing necessary for Australia’s future: BAE chairman | afr.com

Shell to tie executive bonuses to greenhouse gas goals – Business – CBC News

The new initiative by the Anglo-Dutch group comes in response to mounting pressure from investors to adapt to an expected flattening in oil consumption within as little as five years and international plans to phase out fossil fuels by the end of the century to combat global warming. Source: Shell to tie executive bonuses to… Read More ›

Rift in Pine Island Glacier points to a coming, broader collapse

Large parts of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet could collapse in coming decades as human-caused climate change and other forces weaken glaciers. Such an event would trigger catastrophic sea level rise and coastal flooding around the world. Source: Rift in Pine Island Glacier points to a coming, broader collapse

Arctic Methane Emergency: Methane released by the Gigaton!

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