Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Bloomberg Pours $115M Into Combined Anti-Coal Campaigns

Just after announcing a renewed commitment of $64 million to the Beyond Coal campaign in the United States and during this year’s UN Climate...

COP23: Wealthy Countries Pledge $75B for Climate – EU Official

BONN – The world’s richest nations have funneled $75 billion in efforts to mobilize $100 billion annually to help poor countries tackle climate change...

COP23: Microsoft Details Sustainable Pledges as U.S. Camp Hits COP23

BONN – Microsoft is on track to invest $25 million to achieve its carbon neutrality goal this year and is making progress on plans...

HSBC to Inject $100B into Climate by 2025

HSBC pledged to provide $100 billion in sustainable financing and investment by 2025 in an announcement timed to build momentum for the COP23 U.N....

Green Bond Market Could Hit $17B

The U.S. green-bond market could grow 6.3 percent to $17 billion this year as municipal issuance continues to outperform a sluggish corporate market, said...

UPDATED – Puerto Rico’s Power Sector in New Crisis After U.S. Aid Falls Short 

Puerto Rico keeps asking for help but its pleas are falling on deaf ears. On Thursday, the U.S. announced it would dispatch 350 utility workers...

Innovation, Policy Rejigs to Unlock $30T in Climate Finance

Developing countries can meet climate targets promised in the landmark Paris Agreement by catalyzing trillions of dollars in private investments through a combination of...

World Bank Commits $35M to Haiti Renewable Energy

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved two grants totaling US$35 million to improve access to electricity for more than two million Haitians,...

Paris Pledges Insufficient to Meet Climate-Saving Emissions Targets

Governments and non-state actors need to deliver an urgent increase in ambition to ensure the Paris Agreement goals can still be met, according to...

AES Taps Sunpower to Build Hawaii Solar Plant

AES Distributed Energy, a subsidiary of AES  and SunPower, today announced that a SunPower® Oasis® Power Plant platform with an innovative solar plus storage facility is...

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U.S. community banks plan to earn nearly $600 million by 2020 by enlarging their green energy portfolios amid rising appetite for climate-friendly loans, their...

NYC Mayor to Building Owners: Cut Emissions or Face Heavy Fines

New York City is working to slash emissions from about 1 million buildings as part of its drive to reduce its greenhouse emissions, Green...