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PM’s decision called disaster

 Another disasterous fisheries managment decision putting export revenue over access to food: Indigenous peoples have the right to maintain and strengthen their distinctive spiritual relationship with their traditionally owned or otherwise occupied and used lands, territories, waters and coastal seas and other resources and to uphold their responsibilities to future generations in this regard. Source:… Read More ›

Boston climate change report paints dire portrait of 50-year forecast | Boston Herald

Unchecked or with only moderate reductions, a three-foot increase in sea level is “highly probable,” the report says. That would lead to significant flooding even at monthly high tides, and billion-dollar damages. Source: Boston climate change report paints dire portrait of 50-year forecast | Boston Herald

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

Decommissioning of offshore facilities increasing significantly – Oilpro

The decommissioning of aging offshore oil and gas platforms, subsea wells and related assets is increasing dramatically, with more than 600 projects expected to be disposed of during the next five years alone. Source: Decommissioning of offshore facilities increasing significantly – Oilpro

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 ›

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