Killer Heat in the
Climate Choices and the Future
of Dangerously Hot Days
Just 100 families own about 42 million acres across the US. The amount of land owned by those 100 families has jumped 50% since 2007, researchers say.
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Paying it Forward:
The Path Toward Climate-Safe
Infrastructure in California
Faced with increasing resource constraints, severe environmental pollution and a deteriorating ecosystem, the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and the State Council highly valued the development of green finance, and successively issued framework documents in recent years, such as the Opinions on Accelerating the Development of Ecological Civilization and the General Plan for the Reform for Promoting Ecological Progress to guide and lead the ecological progress. The said documents clearly put forward the strategy for establishing China’s green finance system for the first time and clarified the due diligence and liability exemption requirements as well as the legal liability of environmental protection of lenders. In 2017, General Secretary Xi Jinping addressed in his report at 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China that China will develop green finance to promote green development, to speed up reform of the system for developing an ecological civilization, and to build a beautiful China.