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Green Economy Overtaking Fossil Fuel Industry – FTSE Russel Report

According to a report by FTSE Russell, a key provider of stock market indicesand associated data , the green economy is now worth as much as the fossil fuel sector and offers more significant and safe investment opportunities, pointing towards even more significant growth in the future. The green economy is defined as an

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UN and Partners Urge Businesses, Cities and Regions to Disclose their Carbon Pollution

California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr., United Nations Climate Change Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa and Mahindra Group CEO Anand Mahindra have joined forces to spur more businesses, cities, states and regions to transparently report carbon emissions and progress toward meeting verifiable emissions reduction goals. “Tracking and reporting carbon pollution keeps governments and

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Global Economy Improving, but Progress on Emission Reductions too Slow – UN

UN Climate Change News, 18 May 2018 - A new UN report shows that whilst short-term prospects for the world economy are improving, with the world gross product expected to expand by 3.2 per cent in both 2018 and 2019, a lot more needs to be done to avert a major economic downturn linked

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New Market Listing Broadens Access to Certified Emission Reduction Credits

UN Climate Change and CBL Markets are partnering to provide wider and easier access to emission reduction credits from projects in developing countries, via CBL’s spot exchange for energy and environmental commodity markets. The certified emission reduction credits (CERs) come from projects registered under the UN’s Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). Under the partnership,

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Paris Agreement Can Generate 24 Million Clean Economy Jobs – ILO

Twenty-four million new jobs will be created globally by 2030 if the right policies to promote a greener economy are put in place, a new report by the International Labor Organization (ILO) says. Action to achieve the objectives of the Paris Agreement, to limit global temperature rise to below 2 degrees Celsius and as

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Dates of Asia Pacific Climate Week Announced in Critical Year for Climate Action

it has been confirmed that Asia Pacific Climate Week (APCW2018) will be convened in Singapore from 11–13 July 2018. The event – which lands two months ahead of both the Global Climate Action Summit in California and New York Climate Week – will be instrumental in demonstrating that there is genuine international

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UN Secretary-General Calls for Rapidly Scaled up Climate Finance

UN Climate Change News, 15 May 2018 – UN Secretary-General António Guterres has renewed his call for governments, industry, and finance to meet the challenge of climate change through innovation, urgent action, and substantial investment. “Investments in clean, green infrastructure need to be scaled up globally. For that, we need leadership

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