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Wind power industry set new records across the world last year

5th May 2016 NEW YORK: Global wind power installations are estimated to more than double in the next five years according to a new study, which also spotlights the record global wind growth in 2015, led by China and Germany. The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) released its annual publication, the Global Wind

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Investor Expectations of Electric Utility Companies: Looking down the line at carbon asset risk

5th May 2016 A week after more than 170 countries signed the Paris Agreement and investors voted on a shareholder climate risk resolution at the AGM of US utility AES Corporation, a global network of more than 270 institutional investors (representing assets worth over €20 trillion) has published a guide setting

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Heads of states and top organizations challenge world to quadruple carbon markets by 2030

28th April 2016 LONDON: Leading heads of states along with prominent global organizations, have called today to expand carbon pricing to cover double the current level of global emissions by 2020 – and quadruple it by 2030. The Carbon Pricing Panel, convened by the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund, has

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From commitment to action: Signs of progress since the Paris climate talks

World Resources Institute climate experts Ranping Song and Cynthia Elliott explore the progress that governments, cities, and businesses have delivered on reducing emissions since last December's Paris agreement. Last December, 196 countries adopted the historic Paris Agreement on climate change, creating the first universal pact to put the world on a path

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