Green News

February 9, 2017

New York Pension Fund Joins Multi-Billion-Dollar International Investors to Reduce Carbon Footprint

Fund joins a coalition of 28 international investors controlling over $3 trillion in assets January 24, 2017 – In the latest demonstration of institutional asset owners’ commitment […]
February 9, 2017

Financial Institutions Worth $6.6 Trillion Set Standards for Financing Sustainable Development

19 banks and investors, totalling $6.6 trillion in assets set new criteria for sustainable financial instruments An estimated $5 to 7 trillion a year is needed […]
February 9, 2017

Don’t Call It Wheat: An Environmentally Friendly Grain Takes Root

Green tips of of a newly developed grain called Salish Blue are poking through older, dead stalks in Washington’s Skagit Valley. Eilís O’Neill/KUOW/EarthFix Colin Curwen-McAdams opens […]
February 9, 2017

Italy Lays Out Roadmap for Increasing Flows of Sustainable Finance

The issuance of green bonds in 2016 rose to US$81 billion, almost double 2015 levels. Italy faces a strategic opportunity to harness its financial system for […]
February 9, 2017

Wind Outlook 2017: A Solid Year Despite Pockets of Global Unrest

With more than 1 million people employed in wind, the sector will grow in key markets around the globe. By Jennifer Runyon          […]
February 9, 2017

Netherlands to Host Global Centre of Excellence on Climate Adaptation

By signing the Paris Climate agreement countries have made climate change adaptation a top global priority and the Global Centre of Excellence on Climate Adaptation, a […]
February 9, 2017

Greening Charcoal Production in Uganda

Efficient conversion technologies and sustainable land management practices save forests and livelihoods Gladys, treasurer of the Tulina Esubi Tree Growers Association in Central Uganda, used to […]
February 9, 2017

New Research Predicts the Future of Coral Reefs Under Climate Change

If current trends continue, severe bleaching will occur every year on 99% of the world’s coral reefs within this century More ambitious emissions reductions may give […]