This week in climate news - 3 December 2017

The most popular articles from the past week.

Melting Ice Could Mess Up Deep Sea Chemistry

Thawing glaciers may speed up acidification of ocean water -- Read more on »
28 November 2017, 20:20 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

Australian shareholders should be told of climate risk to profits, says thinktank

Centre for Policy Development urges companies to adopt standardised analysis of climate’s impact on business. Australian companies need to start developing sophisticated scenario-based analyses of climate risks, and incorporating them into their business outlooks so shareholders know how climate change will affect profitability, a thinktank has said. »
28 November 2017, 20:40 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Banks warned of 'regulatory action' as climate change bites global economy

Australian Prudential Regulation Authority says it is quizzing companies about their actions to assess climate risks. Australia’s financial regulator has stepped-up its warning to banks, lenders and insurers, saying climate change is already impacting the global economy, and flagged the possibility of “regulatory action”. »
29 November 2017, 12:31 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Most Swiss aware of global warming threats

A majority of the Swiss population agrees that climate change is a major threat but is only willing to accept restrictions if they don’t affect the personal freedoms, according to a survey. »
29 November 2017, 17:20 - swissinfo - Search similar - Email

Trump Races to Pick Judges Who Oversee Environment Cases

The president’s court picks could help his climate legacy endure long after Trump leaves office -- Read more on »
27 November 2017, 19:40 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

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