EU Lawmakers: Fossil Fuels Have No Place In EU Recovery Fund

If you’re just tuning into 2020, the short summary is a nasty little virus spread across the world, killed 1.1 million people (probably considerably more, actually), and led to economic shutdowns that threw an enormous amount of hurt on societies across the globe


The rising cost of climate change-fueled extreme weather – Environmental Defense Fund

The rising cost of climate change-fueled extreme weather  Environmental Defense Fund

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Bill Gates-Led Fund Invests in Synthetic Palm Oil Startup

C16 Biosciences uses yeast to convert food waste and industrial byproducts into a sustainable alternative. Breakthrough Energy Ventures, helmed by Bill Gates, is leading an investment round of $ 20 …

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Palm oil fund to continue program despite halt of export levies

The Indonesian Oil Palm Estate Fund (BPDP-KS) stressed that it would continue its program in 2019, despite the temporary removal of export levies due to the recent crude palm oil (CPO) price slump. BP…

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Tesla To Fund Shanghai Gigafactory With Local Loans In China

Tesla has been pushing to build local production capacity in two of its key markets for years and just recently confirmed that it will build its third Gigafactory in Shanghai, China. The new plant-to-be spent some time in the spotlight this week during Tesla’s Q2 2018 investor call. Elon shared some insights into the timeline, production capacity, and cost


Germany’s Transport Minister Denies Accuracy Of Reports About Joint Fund With Auto Companies For Diesel Car Retrofits

On cue, and following earlier reports that the government was considering the creation of a joint fund with auto manufacturers to finance diesel car retrofits so as to lower emissions, Germany’s Transport Minister has denied that any such actions had been considered


EV Battery Giant CATL Planning $2 Billion IPO To Fund Expansion, Including New 24 GWh Manufacturing Plant

The China-based electric vehicle battery manufacturer Contemporary Amperex Technology Co Ltd (CATL) is now planning a $ 2 billion IPO to be completed by the end of June 2018, with the funds to be used to accelerate the company’s expansion plans

How climate policy can mitigate extreme weather’s economic toll – Environmental Defense Fund (blog)

Environmental Defense Fund (blog)

How climate policy can mitigate extreme weather's economic toll
Environmental Defense Fund (blog)
Harvey and Irma have brought front and center the high costs of extreme weather-related disasters. While the damage is still being assessed, Harvey's could cost as much as $ 200 billion, making it the most expensive natural disaster in U.S. history
UAE Press: Extreme weather must spur fight against climate changeMENAFN.COM

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Natural gas could secure pension fund; pipeline puts Sourlands at risk | Feedback

The gulf natural gas is a byproduct of oil being removed from … The Delaware River Basin has been targeted for fracking despite the dangers to the drinking water supply, ecology, and tourism; see fish kill and fracking in Pennsylvania.
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BlackRock Investment Fund Will Include Climate Change As Risk Factor For Portfolio


Originally published on Energy Post. By Fereidoon Sionshansi BlackRock, the world’s largest private investment fund, has announced that it will include climate change as an important factor in how it assigns risks to its investment portfolio, writes Fereidoon Sionshansi, president of Menlo Energy Economics and publisher of the newsletter EEnergy Informer. According to Sionshansi, this decision has [&hellip

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