Green Economy

February 21, 2019

Green Economy identified as viable alternative to Nigeria’s energy needs

Officials of the Energy Commission of Nigeria and other allied  Agencies have been charged to show uncommon commitment in the Federal Government renewable energy programme to […]
February 21, 2019

Note to Ocasio-Cortez and Green New Dealers: The economy is not the government

Massachusetts Sen. Edward J. Markey, center, New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and others hold a press conference on the Green New Deal outside the Capitol on Feb. […]
February 21, 2019

Whatever the Brexit outcome, the UK desperately needs a green new deal

Co-ordinated state action is necessary to address climate change without harming the economy or inflicting the costs on the poorest. As the United Kingdom approaches the […]
February 21, 2019

The green economy should not be ignored

Fong Yee Chan is senior product manager at FTSE Russell Fong Yee Chan is senior product manager at FTSE Russell FONG YEE CHAN Email Published: 00:01 […]
February 21, 2019

City-funded programme generates R67,9 million for Cape’s green economy

The Western Cape Industrial Symbiosis Programme (WISP) that is managed by City business partner, GreenCape, generated a massive R67,9 million towards Cape Town’s green economy in […]
February 11, 2019

Flexing new political muscle, the outdoor industry unites for a historic push against climate change

In Denver, an alliance of ski and outdoor organizations resolves to tackle “the most pressing environmental issue of our time” The outdoor industry blared a first-ever […]
February 11, 2019

WATCH: Cannabis starter packs fly off the shelves

One nursery in Cape Town says interest in its new cannabis starter pack, is at an all-time high. A first on the local market Starke Ayres […]
February 11, 2019

Oregon climate legislation would limit pollution and protect communities

Statement from EDF Senior Attorney, Erica Morehouse Oregon lawmakers unveiled their detailed legislative proposal Thursday afternoon for how the state can meet or exceed its ambitious […]
December 11, 2018

Climate change activists end occupation of government building

Update 4.28pm: A group of activists have ended their occupation of the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment in Dublin. They voluntarily left the Department’s offices […]
December 11, 2018

Chuck Schumer demands climate concessions from Trump on infrastructure spending

Democratic Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York is demanding climate concessions in any infrastructure package. Schumer sent a letter To President Donald Trump asking for green […]
December 11, 2018

China shifts to green economy to cope with climate change

Photo taken in October 2006 shows the scenery of Hunshandake Sandland in north China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. China has been delivering on its commitment to […]
December 11, 2018

Schumer warns Trump: Infrastructure bills ‘Must’ fight climate change

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., warned President Donald Trump on Friday that any bills related to infrastructure “must” also help the U.S. transition to renewable […]
December 9, 2018

Schumer says infrastructure deal must include climate measures

Chuck SchumerPhotographer: Zach Gibson/Bloomberg  Senate minority leader cites need for ‘clean energy economy’  Renewable energy tax credit, other measures must be include Republicans hoping to strike […]
December 5, 2018

Biennial Assessment Confirms Growth in Climate Finance

UN Climate Change News, 4 December 2018 – The Standing Committee on Finance (SCF) hosted a side event today at COP24 to present the findings of the […]
December 5, 2018

COP24 Global Climate Action Opening Unleashes New Finance Pledges

UN Climate Change News, 4 December 2018 – The United Nations Climate Conference (COP 24) today convened a high-level session launching eight days of focused events and […]
November 14, 2018

The East is turning green

The world’s largest floating solar power plant came online in Huainan, in eastern China, in May 2017. 19 Sep 2017 Helen Wong, Chief Executive, Greater China, […]
October 4, 2018

Progress is being made on greening finance, says Bank of England

The Governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, has told bankers to ramp up their focus on the financial risks posed by climate change. The […]
September 27, 2018

New Jersey invites major offshore wind investment

EDF statement from Mary Barber, Director, New Jersey Clean Energy   (TRENTON, NJ – Sept. 17, 2018) The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities today voted in favor […]
September 27, 2018

Climate activists say women are key to solving the climate crisis

When will everyone else get the memo? Last week’s Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS) in San Francisco resounded with calls for the world to avert global […]
September 27, 2018

Conference – Monday highlights

Day Three of Autumn Conference saw some strong anti-Brexit speakers Gina Miller’s Speech Gina Miller delivered an impassioned speech on the need to continue with a […]