New Ceres report explores physical risks of climate change within the banking sector

A new report reveals the potential exposure from physical climate change impacts to just the syndicated loan portfolios of 28 of the largest U.S. banks could approach 10 percent annually. Financing a Net Zero Economy: The Consequences of Physical Climate Risk for Banks provides valuable insights to help the sector realize the systemic implications of physical risk and sets out a practical roadmap to help banks conduct risk assessments and incorporate climate risks into their day-to-day decision-making. Its recommendations were developed out of an illustrative analysis conducted by the sustainability…

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Combat Climate Change and “Step It Up” this Recycle Week

This year Recycle Now welcomes a celebrity ambassador to front Recycle Week and is delighted to be working with TV Presenter and Invictus Games Medallist JJ Chalmers for the national campaign. JJ is a keen environmentalist and is partnering with Recycle Now to inspire the nation to ‘Step It Up’ in the fight against climate change. JJ Chalmers said, “I’m thrilled to be part of this year’s campaign. I’m passionate about the environment and how we can battle climate change. I am delighted to be working with the Recycle Now…

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Tesco dairy farmers and WWF team up to tackle climate change and improve herd health

An innovative trial to offer UK dairy farmers attractive subsidies that support growing feed more sustainably for their livestock, has been launched by Tesco and WWF.  Through the scheme, created to help reduce the environmental impact of the average shopping basket, 15 farmers in Tesco’s Sustainable Dairy Group (TSDG) have been given an 80 per cent seed subsidy to plant herbal leys – a soil enriching grass mix of plants, legumes and herbs which is used as feed for dairy cows. The seed mix has a number of benefits over…

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Vanishing Lake Chilwa in Malawi highlights the human cost of climate change, reveals new gallery from WaterAid

WaterAid has released a striking new gallery revealing the dramatic impacts of climate change on the lives and livelihoods of the thousands of people based around Lake Chilwa, Malawi’s second biggest lake. Local photographer Dennis Lupenga spent time with the communities, gathering images to tell their stories, highlighting the daily realities of facing extreme weather and the need to help the world’s most vulnerable people adapt to the climate emergency they have done little to cause. As many as 1.5million people live in the wider Lake Chilwa basin, which is…

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Step It Up this Recycle Week – 2021 is the year of action on climate change

With COP26 bringing world Governments together to act on climate change in November, Recycle Now will use its annual Recycle Week (20th – 26th September) to bring the nation together to unite against climate change by asking citizens to Step It Up this Recycle Week. “Join the fight against climate change. Step It Up this Recycle Week”. With well-known donors already on board, Recycle Now is delighted to announce that Britvic and PepsiCo have joined forces as part of their partnership agreement to donate to the week, as well as…

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