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7
Mar

Forensic climate science could leave businesses open to new waves of litigation

The end of last year was marked by the headline-grabbing COP21 agreement in Paris. Amongst the maelstrom of news reports, it would have been easy to miss the news that the Commission on Human Rights in the Philippines agreed to hear a landmark legal case that ties climate impacts directly to the behaviour of high-emitting companies. The case was brought

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15
Feb

Report: NASA/NOAA/OSTP Climate data user study

Many groups — including federal agencies, state and municipal governments, private-sector organizations, and educational groups — should use climate-change information in their planning and long-range decision making. In January of 2016 and building on the work of several federal studies on climate information, 18F was commissioned to investigate the behaviors and patterns of climate-change planning and make recommendations for how

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13
Feb

MARCO’s sister project EU-MACS kicks off in Paris

The EU-MACS (European Market for Climate Services) and MARCO (Market research for a Climate Services Observatory) projects had their kick of meetings back-to- back in Paris during 22 – 24 November 2016. Both projects will address how climate services can better help fight and adapt to climate change. EU-MACS analyses market barriers and enablers, and look into opportunities and solutions,

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13
Feb

Climateurope Festival 2017

Climateurope Festival 2017:  explore challenges  and opportunities of climate services for your activity Valencia, Spain from 5-7 April 2017 The Climateurope Festival 2017 offers a varied 2½ day programme of lectures, discussions, networking and performances to explore the state-of-the-art of climate information, and its uses and value in decision-making at both the European and national levels. A key Festival objective

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13
Feb

Fifth International Conference on Climate Services

The Fifth International Conference on Climate Services will focus on capacity development (including formal and non-formal education, infrastructure, institutional capacity, etc.), with a particular focus on activities and persistent challenges in Africa. Climate services have grown significantly in Africa over recent years. National initiatives, as well as international ones such as SASSCAL and WASSCAL, as well as programs implemented by

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8
Nov

Analysing the European climate services market to unveil opportunities for growth

PRESS RELEASE 2016-01 The new MARCO (Market research for a Climate Services Observatory) Horizon 2020-funded project will address how climate services can better help fight and adapt to climate change. As climate risks grow, both companies and governments are increasingly facing the consequences. Tools, products, data and services that can help them either mitigate or adapt to climate change have

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