27 Sep '13, 7pm

What the IPPC's new report means to business

What the IPPC's new report means to business

A new report released today by the world’s leading climate change scientists states it is "extremely likely" that humans have been the main cause of global warming since the 1950s. The first portion of the multi-volume report, released by the U.N.’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), confirmed that climate change is “unequivocal” and that continued carbon emissions will lead to increased temperatures and changes throughout the climate system. This is bad news for businesses , which stand to suffer major losses from extreme weather events. The report highlights the need for companies to understand the financial risks involved and accelerate their efforts to mitigate global warming, said Mindy Lubber, president of Ceres, a nonprofit that mobilizes businesses and investors on climate change, during a conference call Friday with leaders from the apparel, manufac...

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