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US$44.2 million funding helps ALBA Tridi Plastics Recycling Indonesia establish PET waste facility
8 Jun 2023
In Southeast Asia, access creates jobs, facilitates education, enhances livelihoods, especially for women
8 Jun 2023
Guidance aims to build on emerging frameworks for managed phase-out of coal-fired power plants
6 Jun 2023
While the International Monetary Fund has made great strides on climate change in a short time, emerging markets and developing economies need resources to invest in resilience more urgently than ever. There are four ways the IMF can help them shift to a low-carbon pathway and finance adaptation measures before it’s too late
3 Jun 2023
The prevailing approach to promoting the clean energy transition focuses exclusively on boosting global demand for decarbonization. But a more balanced approach that gives equal weight to supply-side factors would help accelerate the transition, lower costs, reduce inequality and win more political support
3 Jun 2023
In a dangerous diversion, members of the US Congress and the European Parliament have demanded the removal of Sultan Al Jaber as COP28 president-designate. But to have any hope of taking urgent action to address climate change and maintain economic growth, the world must not let political drama impede tangible and practical solutions
4 Jun 2023
Now that the Earth has warmed roughly 1.2 degrees Celsius, “once-in-a-century” heatwaves, forest fires, and floods are becoming more familiar to us. But there is still a massive difference between 1.2 and 1.5 degrees Celsius, and the science shows that it is still possible to end this century at or below that threshold
4 Jun 2023
The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China (HKSAR) on May 31 raised close to US$6 billion in its biggest offering of multi-currency, multi-tranche green bonds. The latest issuances under its green bond programme exceeded the US$5.75 billion equivalent that it raised in January this year – also in multi-currencies and multi-tranches – in what was then described as the largest ESG bond offering in Asia.
2 Jun 2023
Once again, climate scientists have warned that time is running out in the global race to stay ahead of catastrophic climate change. While Kenya and many other countries in the Global South could play a major role in solving the problem, more must be done to unlock that potential
26 May 2023
Proceeds to help tech start-up accelerate production of more cost-effective, sustainable aviation fuel
31 May 2023
In today’s tense and fractured world, forging the shared sense of purpose and marshalling the coordinated action needed to tackle the climate and nature crisis appears almost impossible. And yet, far from building bridges, many – particularly in the Global North – are exacerbating divisions
9 Jun 2023
Exchange aims to level up carbon credit market transparency, certainty, liquidity
8 Jun 2023
Since the pandemic, a significant shift in consumer behaviour has been observed in Singapore. Nearly nine in 10 consumers in the city-state now prefer cashless payment methods, including cards, mobile wallets, and mobile banking, that are eco-friendly, a new report finds.
8 Jun 2023
Six months ago, the UN Biodiversity Conference in Montreal reached a historic agreement to provide the financing needed to help developing countries, particularly in Africa, reach the ambitious target of preserving 30% of the world’s land and seas by 2030. Now is the time to hold rich countries’ feet to the fire
8 Jun 2023