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  1. Progress is being made on greening finance, says Bank of England
    Progress is being made on greening finance, says Bank of England 9 Apr 2018

    The Governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, has told bankers to ramp up their focus on the financial risks posed by climate change.

    Worldwide,Finance
  2. Global solar installations smash fossil fuels over the past year
    Global solar installations smash fossil fuels over the past year 5 Apr 2018

    Solar power took another step towards global domination last year with a record 98 gigawatts (GW) of new capacity coming online.

    Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Energy
  3. Harvard board member calls for divestment from fossil fuels
    Harvard board member calls for divestment from fossil fuels 3 Apr 2018

    An outgoing board member of Harvard University has become the latest senior figure to call on the institution to divest from fossil fuels.

    North America,Finance
  4. London has ‘no intention of slowing down’ on green finance
    London has ‘no intention of slowing down’ on green finance 28 Mar 2018

    A group of experts has delivered its recommendations to the UK Government as to how it can grow sustainable finance in the country.

    Europe,Finance
  5. Macron calls for price on carbon to combat climate change
    Macron calls for price on carbon to combat climate change 23 Mar 2018

    French President Emmanuel Macron told a sustainable finance conference on Thursday that Europe needs to set a minimum price for emitting carbon.

    Europe,Finance
  6. “We need to reach $1 trillion in green bonds by 2020”, says former UN climate chief
    “We need to reach $1 trillion in green bonds by 2020”, says former UN climate chief 22 Mar 2018

    Christiana Figueres, the UN’s former climate change chief has called on cities, governments and businesses to massively increase their investments in the green bond market.

    Worldwide,Finance
  7. How investable are the Sustainable Development Goals?
    How investable are the Sustainable Development Goals? 20 Mar 2018

    Eric Usher, head of the UN Environment’s Finance Initiative, recently said that the SDGs have “come forward very quickly, faster than I would have thought”.

    Worldwide,Finance
  8. $1.4bn launch for world’s largest green bond fund
    $1.4bn launch for world’s largest green bond fund 20 Mar 2018

    The world’s largest green bond fund has been launched with the intention of greatly accelerating green finance in emerging markets.

    Worldwide,Finance
  9. London leads new global green finance rankings
    London leads new global green finance rankings 19 Mar 2018

    London’s reputation as a leading financial centre has now extended to include the field of sustainability.

    Worldwide,Finance
  10. Financial institutions need to act quickly on climate risk
    Financial institutions need to act quickly on climate risk 16 Mar 2018

    “Climate is not priced”, said Amundi’s Frederic Samama at a sustainable finance conference in Paris this week.

    Worldwide,Finance

OUT NOW: CLIMATE ACTION 2017-18

Climate Action and UNEP are delighted to present the official Climate Action report for COP23, Bonn, Germany.

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