More fund managers join net-zero initiative formed to stem climate change

More fund managers join net-zero initiative formed to stem climate change

By Anna Domanska - Jul 08, 2021

A slew of big investment management companies has joined the Net Zero Asset Managers initiative launched last December. Now, almost $3 trillion in assets, almost half of the worldâ

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Germany adopts new law to hasten the end of coal plants

Germany adopts new law to hasten the end of coal plants

By Anna Domanska - May 19, 2021

A new climate law adopted by Germany requires that all coal-fired power plants be shut down before the promulgated 2038 deadline. In January 2020, the German government had negotia

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: 5 Carbon Capture & Storage Startups Saving the World!

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: 5 Carbon Capture & Storage Startups Saving the World!

By Anna Domanska - Mar 02, 2021

From capturing and reducing carbon dioxide to creating negative emissions, we’ve found the five carbon capture and storage startups putting climate action at the forefront of

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Japan to attain zero emissions, carbon neutral society by 2050

Japan to attain zero emissions, carbon neutral society by 2050

By Anna Domanska - Oct 27, 2020

Prime Minister Suga’s commitment to zero emissions, carbon neutral society is a big shift in Tokyo’s climate change policies, where 40% of its energy needs are met by coal powe

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HSBC commits nearly $1 trillion to achieve net zero emissions by 2050

HSBC commits nearly $1 trillion to achieve net zero emissions by 2050

By Christy Gren - Oct 09, 2020

With a portfolio of Asian clients that rely on fossil fuel investments, HSBC will be in a difficult position to realize its commitment to zero emissions by 2050.

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Bill Gates’s TerraPower to build nuclear power stations with the ability to store heat energy

Bill Gates’s TerraPower to build nuclear power stations with the ability to store heat energy

By Christy Gren - Sep 01, 2020

TerraPower, Bill Gates’s nuclear energy venture hopes to build small advanced nuclear power stations that can reduce our reliance on coal-based utilities.

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First Street Maps Flood-Prone Homes in the US

First Street Maps Flood-Prone Homes in the US

By Christy Gren - Aug 28, 2020

To meet this crisis of climate, a nonprofit, First Street Foundation, has launched a website offering flood risk data on more than 142 million homes across the country.

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EV Adoption could save Americans $70 Billion Each Year

EV Adoption could save Americans $70 Billion Each Year

By Christy Gren - Aug 24, 2020

Extensive electric vehicle adoption can save billions of dollars and many lives.

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How can biodegradable plastic solve the plastic pollution problem?

How can biodegradable plastic solve the plastic pollution problem?

By Anna Domanska - May 18, 2018

In December, nearly 200 countries including the U.S., China, and India signed a United Nations resolution to eliminate plastic pollution in the sea. The main challenge, however, in

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