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Japan must not forget climate change as it plans COVID-19 recovery

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Japan must not forget climate change as it plans COVID-19 recovery

Japan must not forget climate change as it plans COVID-19 recovery

Climate change seen as a core financial risk by investors, regulators and companies

Countries promise green recovery at Japanese virtual summit, keep quiet on fossil bailouts

Countries promise green recovery at Japanese virtual summit, keep quiet on fossil bailouts

Ministers from China, EU and other major economies outlined plans to build back better after the coronavirus pandemic at a meeting convened by Japan

'Massive policy failure' if Japan follows through with global coal plans, warns Al Gore

'Massive policy failure' if Japan follows through with global coal plans, warns Al Gore

The climate change campaigner and former U.S. vice president says Japan’s enthusiastic support for coal as an energy source is ruining its credibility as a leading economy.

Taking Hitachi ABB Power Grids onto the world energy stage

Taking Hitachi ABB Power Grids onto the world energy stage

The Secretary-General of the United Nations also addressed the forum and other key attendees included the Business and Energy Minister for the UK, who is also President of the upcoming ...

Japan’s New Climate Commitment Falls Woefully Short. Here’s How to Improve It.

Japan’s New Climate Commitment Falls Woefully Short. Here’s How to Improve It.

Japan's newly announced climate plan is no stronger than the one it submitted five years ago. It fails to grasp the seriousness of climate impacts for Japan or the significant economic ...

Investing in renewables to replace ageing coal-fired power stations is a no-brainer

Investing in renewables to replace ageing coal-fired power stations is a no-brainer

If post-Covid-19 economic recovery really is the number one goal, the stimulus that will have the best short- and long-term multiplier effects will be a massive investment programme in ...

Framework for a Justice-Centered Climate Plan

Framework for a Justice-Centered Climate Plan

There's nothing more powerful than the unified voice of the American people.

Seizing the moment: how Australia can build a green economy from the Covid-19 wreckage

Seizing the moment: how Australia can build a green economy from the Covid-19 wreckage

As the government prepares plans for economic recovery, investors and green groups alike say this is a once-only opportunity to move towards zero emissions

Q&A with Elizabeth Press

Q&A with Elizabeth Press

Director for Planning and Programming at the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), Elizabeth Press, provides her take on renewables in the current COVID-19 crisis and ...

Boiling Point: The World’s Biggest Jump in Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Boiling Point: The World’s Biggest Jump in Greenhouse Gas Emissions

It not only must adapt to climate change caused largely by greenhouse gases emitted over decades by advanced economies—and more recently by developing economies such as China and India—it ...

World health leaders urge green recovery from coronavirus crisis

World health leaders urge green recovery from coronavirus crisis

Health leaders from around the globe have called on politicians to ensure a green recovery from the coronavirus crisis, the Guardian reports. More than 200 organisations representing at ...

Report Report: Asset owners, energy innovators, supply-chain resilience

Report Report: Asset owners, energy innovators, supply-chain resilience

A wrap-up of recent research on sustainable business and the clean economy.

NOW MORE THAN EVER

NOW MORE THAN EVER

As the energy transition becomes unstoppable, we must make sure it gains enough speed to avert catastrophic warming

Green energy could drive Covid-19 recovery with $100tn boost

Green energy could drive Covid-19 recovery with $100tn boost

Renewable energy could power an economic recovery from Covid-19 by spurring global GDP gains of almost $100tn (£80tn) between now and 2050, according to a report. The International ...

Todd Moss: When it comes to energy, big is beautiful

Todd Moss: When it comes to energy, big is beautiful

Who could object to efforts to bring clean, renewable energy to people without electricity? Donors and investors love social enterprises (D.Light, Greenlight Planet, BrightLife) and ...

Make way for Chile: Latin America’s next climate frontrunner

Make way for Chile: Latin America’s next climate frontrunner

Chile has firmly launched itself into the low-carbon future and has demonstrated no interest in going back. As the public electric transport capital of the Americas with a robust renewable ...

Clean Energy’s Jobs And Sustainability Must Anchor A Green Recovery

Clean Energy’s Jobs And Sustainability Must Anchor A Green Recovery

The focus on power generation and infrastructure, efficiency and decarbonization compels energy utilities to work with governments, companies, landowners and other stakeholders.