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bloomberg.com - Leo Laikola - 'ESG' Provokes Laughter and Nightmares as Funds Tap New Markets
'ESG' Provokes Laughter and Nightmares as Funds Tap New Markets
Bloomberg

There's a growing number of money managers in green finance turning to markets not usually associated with sustainability. Fund bosses in Europe's North, where climate-friendly investing has gone mainstream, have started looking much further afield…

cnn.com - By Matt Egan, CNN Business  - The stakes couldn't be higher for America's first major offshore wind farm
The stakes couldn't be higher for America's first major offshore wind farm
CNN

New York(CNN Business) A brand-new industry is launching in America — and its fate is inextricably linked to the success or failure of President Joe Biden's ambitious climate agenda. The federal government this week gave the green light to…

wsj.com - Katherine Blunt - Natural Gas, America's No. 1 Power Source, Already Has a New Challenger: Batteries
Natural Gas, America's No. 1 Power Source, Already Has a New Challenger: Batteries
Wall Street Journal

Vistra Corp. owns 36 natural-gas power plants, one of America's largest fleets. It doesn't plan to buy or build any more. Instead, Vistra intends to invest more than $1 billion in solar farms and battery storage units in Texas and California as it…

dawn.com - Zofeen T. Ebrahim - Is Pakistan preparing for a decarbonised world?
Is Pakistan preparing for a decarbonised world?
DAWN.COM

ALTHOUGH the world's attention is currently focused on the Covid-19 pandemic, climate crisis remains the planet's greatest challenge. To strive to limit the global temperature to 1.5°C means halving the CO2 emissions by 2030 and reaching net…

houstonchronicle.com - James Osborne - Insight: The greening power of the pandemic
Insight: The greening power of the pandemic
Houston Chronicle

WASHINGTON - The coronavirus pandemic has radically changed global business, decimating some industries while giving new life to others. And in the years ahead, few are likely to see greater benefit than the clean energy sector, as governments…

fortune.com - Eamon Barrett - Elon Musk wants Bitcoin, but not its carbon footprint. Can Bitcoin mining go green?
Elon Musk wants Bitcoin, but not its carbon footprint. Can Bitcoin mining go green?
Fortune

Bitcoin's incredible power consumption has become a matter of popular concern this year, most recently because of an errant tweet from Tesla CEO Elon Musk—whose musings on cryptocurrency are watched closely by crypto-enthusiasts. On…

telegraph.co.uk - Louis Ashworth - Green investing rules threaten mining companies
Green investing rules threaten mining companies
The Telegraph

Simplistic green investing rules risk punishing miners, knocking British savers and slowing the global energy transition, experts have warned. Enjoy unlimited access to all articles Get unlimited access for free for your first month Cancel anytime…

reneweconomy.com.au - Kerstine Appunn - Shutting down nuclear and coal - can Germany keep the lights on?
Shutting down nuclear and coal - can Germany keep the lights on?
RenewEconomy

Germany's conventional power generation capacity is beginning to dwindle. In December 2022, the country will have over 23 gigawatt s (GW) less nuclear power capacity than ten years ago. By the end of 2022, some 13.9 GW of lignite and hard coal…

bloombergquint.com - Leo Laikola - 'ESG' Provokes Laughter and Nightmares as Funds Tap New Markets
'ESG' Provokes Laughter and Nightmares as Funds Tap New Markets
Bloomberg Quint

Fund bosses in Europe's North, where climate-friendly investing has gone mainstream, have started looking much further afield to find cheap assets they say will eventually meet their environmental, social and governance goals. Nordea Bank Abp's…

thisismoney.co.uk - Alex Lawson - Rolls-Royce starts hunt for buyers after nuclear reactor boost
Rolls-Royce starts hunt for buyers after nuclear reactor boost
This is Money

A consortium led by Rolls-Royce is on the hunt for orders for its £2billion nuclear reactors after a redesign that means each will power 100,000 more homes. The Mail on Sunday can reveal that the UK Small Modular Reactor (SMR) project has…

reporternews.com - Brian Bethel, Abilene Reporter-News - DCOA projects through the years
DCOA projects through the years
Abilene Reporter-News

Throughout its 30-history, the Development Corporation of Abilene has provided incentives to more than 100 private sector entities, worked with four state agencies and teamed on six projects for Dyess Air Force Base. It has helped new and existing…

miningweekly.com - Martin Creamer - Platinum on cathodes of zinc-air system chosen to decarbonise New York City
Platinum on cathodes of zinc-air system chosen to decarbonise New York City
Mining Weekly

JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – Platinum features on the cathode of zinc-air battery technology that is taking the City of New York by storm in helping to lower the carbon footprint of its buildings, Mining Weekly can today report. Zinc8…

geoharvey.com - May 16 Energy News
May 16 Energy News
geoharvey

¶ “Bringing Back Clean Air” • Indoor air pollution from burning gas is a important problem. RMI has made the clear economic case for all-electric homes in new construction, finding that they are cheaper than dual-fuel…

interestingengineering.com - Matthew S. Williams - Life in 2050: A Glimpse at the Homes in the Future
Life in 2050: A Glimpse at the Homes in the Future
Interesting Engineering

Welcome back to the 'Life in 2050' series! So far, we've looked at how ongoing developments in science, technology, and geopolitics will be reflected in terms of warfare and the economy. Today, we are shifting gears a little and looking at how the…

estadodepropaganda.com - Green future needs to be built with union jobs and prevailing wage
Green future needs to be built with union jobs and prevailing wage
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While the future of clean energy jobs is a hot topic of debate these days, the Biden administration is right to connect labor standards to renewable energy tax credits, pushing the industry towards good, union jobs. Indeed, virtually every major…

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