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An agenda for change, by Nick Silver, Managing Director, Climate Bonds Initiative

To avoid dangerous climate change will require the equivalent of another industrial revolution. This can only be achieved if finance into the green economy is increased by an order of magnitude. This may be possible as many low carbon technologies are competitive with fossil fuel if the cost of finance is low enough. Below are 10 tweaks based [...]

PRESS RELEASE: A substantial funding gap for climate action under the next EU Financial Framework, new report warns

For immediate release: A substantial funding gap for climate action under the next EU Financial Framework, new report warns The next 2014-2020 EU Multi-annual Financial Framework (MFF) represents an important opportunity to accelerate the public and private investment needed to tackle climate change, potentially €270 billion a year in the [...]

Un-Backed Study Shows Technology Can Help World Move To Low-Carbon Economy

Un-Backed Study Shows Technology Can Help World Move To Low-Carbon Economy New York, Apr 2 2012 3:05PM The use of broadband in information and communication technology (ICT) can help the world transition to a low carbon-economy and address the causes and effects of climate change, according to a United Nations-backed report report. “We [...]

UN-Backed Study Shows Technology Can Help World Move to Low-Carbon Economy

UN-BACKED STUDY SHOWS TECHNOLOGY CAN HELP WORLD MOVE TO LOW-CARBON ECONOMY New York, Apr 2 2012 3:05PM The use of broadband in information and communication technology (ICT) can help the world transition to a low carbon-economy and address the causes and effects of climate change, according to a United Nations-backed report report. ?We [...]

Call for your Suggestions: Which Songs do you associate with the Global Marshall Plan?

News - News from the Network - Call for your Suggestions: Which Songs do you associate with the Global Marshall Plan? Emotions for a World in Balance More than 33 Contact Points Worldwide Supporters in Austria, Germany, Luxembourg and Switzerland and strengthen the Network "Studium Generale" - Extracurricular Studies, organized by [...]

Durban Outcome: No Guarantees for the Climate as Governments Again Delay

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION ITUC OnLine Durban Outcome: No Guarantees for the Climate as Governments Again Delay Brussels, 14 December 2011 (ITUC OnLine): The international trade union movement expressed its disappointment as climate negotiators in Durban had agreed a platform to continue negotiations, but without any [...]

Investors respond to conclusion of UN Climate Change conference in Durban

NEWS RELEASE IIGCC responds to conclusion of UN Climate Change conference in Durban London, December 11, 2011 In response to the conclusion of the United Nations Climate Change conference in Durban, Stephanie Pfeifer, Executive Director of The Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC) said: "Climate negotiators have taken [...]

From leafy Luxembourg: can the EIB become the climate banker to match the EU’s leadership

The European Investment Bank (the EIB), the EU's bank, is the world's largest clean energy lender. True! Yet their lending is not (yet) enough to  achieve the transition to a low-carbon economy the EU needs and has  mandated by 2050. See the rest [...]

NEWS: ‘Investor Group on Climate Change’ Joins International Board Developing Standards for Climate Bonds

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Investor Group on Climate Change Joins International Board Developing Standards for Climate Bonds Goal to Assure Integrity of Green Claims for Investors, Governments LONDON, 5 July 2011–­­­ Australia’s Investor Group on Climate Change (IGCC), representing institutional investors, with total funds under [...]

Enabling the Transition: Climate Innovation Systems for a Low-Carbon Future

Enabling the Transition: Climate Innovation Systems for a Low-Carbon Future New report from WWF supports Ethical Markets tracking of the Green Transition. This 2011 Enabling the Transition – Climate Innovation Systems for a Low Carbon Future report says that fast and scaled up support for innovative approaches to developing a low-carbon [...]

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