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World’s largest buyer to require suppliers’ GHG emissions disclosure

  World’s largest buyer to require suppliers’ GHG emissions disclosure
11:11am - 30 August 2016

The US federal government is the world’s largest buyer of goods and services with an annual spend of more than $450 billion

North America, Carbon Reduction, Policy

Renewable Energy projects received $6 billion in funding last year

  Renewable Energy projects received $6 billion in funding last year
10:10am - 30 August 2016

A recent Climate Finance report has revealed that renewable energy projects received funding worth $6 billion from multilateral banks in 2015.

Worldwide, Carbon Reduction, Finance, Policy, Sustainable Energy, Sustainable Investment Forum

16.9% of US electricity from renewables in first half of 2016

  16.9% of US electricity from renewables in first half of 2016
11:46am - 26 August 2016

According to the US Energy Information Agency (EIA), renewable energy accounted for 16.9 per cent of electricity generation in the US for the first half of 2016

North America, Carbon Reduction, Sustainable Energy
🎤CLIMATE INTERVIEWS
  Interview with Mark Campanale: Founder of Carbon Tracker Initiative

Interview with Mark Campanale: Founder of Carbon Tracker Initiative

Carbon Reduction, Finance

Climate Action spoke with Mark Campanale, the Founder and Executive Director of Carbon Tracker – a not for profit financial think tank aimed at aligning capital market actions with climate reality.

🎤PRESS RELEASES
  Incoming President of UN General Assembly puts financing for sustainable development centre stage

Incoming President of UN General Assembly puts financing for sustainable development centre stage

Worldwide, Carbon Reduction, COP 21, COP 22, Finance, Policy

Ambassador Peter Thomson, President-elect of the United National General Assembly, signalled that unlocking finance for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is a key challenge of our times

🎤CLIMATE LEADER PAPERS
  Bertrand Piccard

Clean energy: the change is happening

by Bertrand Piccard
Solar Impulse
  David Pitt-Watson

Finding the Clean Trillion

by David Pitt-Watson
UN Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI)
EDITOR'S PICKS
  Electric motorcycle to depart on world tour

Electric motorcycle to depart on world tour

Europe, Worldwide, Carbon Reduction, Tech. & Innovation, Transport

Netherlands-based Storm Eindhoven are preparing to depart on an 80-day world tour with their zero-emission electric motorcycle, the STORM Wave.

  Interview with Courtney Geduldig, Executive Vice President of Public Affairs, S&P Global

Interview with Courtney Geduldig, Executive Vice President of Public Affairs, S&P Global

Worldwide, Carbon Reduction, Finance, Sustainable Energy, Tech. & Innovation

Climate Action spoke with Courtney Geduldig of S&P Global - a leading provider of transparent and independent ratings, benchmarks, analytics and data to the capital and commodity markets worldwide.

  Clean energy: the change is happening

Clean energy: the change is happening

Worldwide, Sustainable Energy, Tech. & Innovation, Transport

Bertrand Piccard, Initiator, Chairman and Pilot, Solar Impulse

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