Cutting carbon a good business opportunity, private sector told

December 12, 2014

An article from Reuters AlertNet. Whatever the global climate agreement reached next year in Paris looks like, the private sector will need to dramatically step up efforts to cut global carbon emissions, negotiators and analysts said at UN climate talks in Lima Thursday. Political leaders including US Secretary of State John Kerry, UN Secretary-General Ban ki-Moon Read on…

New dawn for solar finance in Asia

December 12, 2014

An article by Medilyn Manibo, With access to solar technologies becoming widely available across Asia, new solar financing solutions are also rapidly developing in the region, with Singapore poised to be the region’s hub for solar investment. Outlining these observations in a new report released last week, energy advisory firm DNV GL said innovative financing models are Read on…

U.N.’s Ban says no ‘time for tinkering’ on global warming action

December 11, 2014

An article on Huffington Post, by Alister Doyle, Mitra Taj and Valerie Volcovic (Reuters). U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, expressing deep concern about slow action to combat climate change, told governments at U.N. talks in Lima on Tuesday there was no “time for tinkering” and urged a radical shift to greener economies. Ban said there was Read on…

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