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Advancing the Science of Sustainability
Advancing the Science of Sustainability

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The EU will #overshoot its Paris Climate pledges unless it phases out coal emissions within the next 15 years

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Oakland, CA, was 2.6 degrees above normal in 2016. Find out how much warmer your city was in 2016 with New York Times' interactive graphic

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Wind power in the US has tripled in capacity since 2008, surpassing the generating capacity of hydroelectric power. @NYTScience

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We may be data scientists here at Global Footprint Network but we still have a romantic side. So we conclude this #Valentine’s Day with a short and admittedly simple and unpoetic haiku to our planet. We challenge you to send us a better one!


Valentine to Earth
Measure What We Treasure Now
For Our Kids’ Future
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Our staff at Global Footprint Network are scientists at heart—and we LOVE data! So as our #valentine to our planet, here are some datapoints we would like to share with you!
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We love bicycling so this spot left a strong impression on us. Can you guess where? Show your love of our planet today by sharing your own image of a place that holds a special spot in your heart. #planetlove #valentine
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What special place on our one and only planet do you LOVE the most? Share an image to show your love to planet Earth with the hashtag #planetlove. And see if you can identify some of our favorite or most memorable places in the next few images we will post. Any guesses on this one?! #valentine
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The #sovereignbond market is one of the largest asset classes, representing a remarkable $21 trillion in outstanding debt by national governments.

The lack of clarity on methodological approaches has, however, been a major obstacle for assessing #climaterisk in sovereign bonds.

We offer a recommended methodology and dig into some of these challenges with our friends from South Pole Group in buff.ly/2ddJqvH's 'Topic of the month' feature, have a look!
http://buff.ly/2kcyQZL…/news…/topic-of-the-month-february-2017
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