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Formula One drivers, extreme skiers and tightrope artists may live to take risks, but investment institutions and banks do not generally share their passion. Yet investors today are staring down the barrel of one of the biggest risk of all to their assets – climate change. And the biggest loss will be felt by those… » read more

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  By Jan Vandermosten     A quote from Goldman Sachs perfectly summarizes the structural decline in which the global coal market finds itself today: ‘just as a worker celebrating their 65th anniversary can settle into a more sedate lifestyle while they look back on past achievements, we argue that thermal coal has reached its… » read more

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  By Leia Achampong, Climate & Energy Assistant at WWF European Policy Office What’s #MyClimateAsk for COP21? It’s for governments to up-scale climate finance, and to recognise and affirm the need for inter and intra -generational equality. Mitigating climate change by transitioning to zero-carbon societies that rely on renewable energies, coupled with energy-efficiency initiatives, and… » read more

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By Sam Van den Plas, climate policy officer at WWF European Policy Office Today in Warsaw, the International Coal & Climate Summit organised by the World Coal Association started. While it might be no great surprise that the World Coal Association decided to organise this event to coincide with the UN climate change conference, we… » read more

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By Samantha Smith, Leader of the WWF’s Global Climate and Energy Early on Wednesday morning, the WWF team currently based in Warsaw for the UN’s annual climate conference huddled around a laptop to hear Rafael Senga, our colleague at WWF Philippines, provide a first-hand account of the profound damage caused by Super Typhoon Haiyan. He… » read more

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By Jason Anderson, Head of European Climate and Energy Policy at WWF European Policy Office Philippine climate negotiator Yeb Sano has inspired the Warsaw COP with his moving speech about Typhoon Haiyan and his commitment to fast until a meaningful response to climate change is in sight in the negotiations. Many people are fasting out… » read more

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By Samantha Smith, Leader of the WWF’s Global Climate and Energy Initiative With raw emotion cracking his voice and tears welling in his eyes, Naderev Saño, the Philippines’ lead negotiator at the UN climate summit, took the microphone and urged the world to help his country protect itself from the devastation wrought by the latest… » read more

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