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Emerging Market Clean Energy Investment Slid As Covid-19 Spread

Investor support for the energy transition surged in 2020, but capital flows to less developed countries slowed as the pandemic raged on
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Originally posted on about.bnef.com

Despite a record-breaking year for energy transition investment in 2020, investors poured $67 billion fewer dollars into clean energy in emerging markets than they did into wealthier countries, a new study from research company BloombergNEF (BNEF) finds. The data suggests that investors retreated hastily from less developed markets to refocus on wealthier countries as the Covid-19 pandemic spread.

SCS Global Services Joins Low Carbon Fuels Coalition

SCS Recently Approved for Independent Verification Under Oregon Clean Fuels Program
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SACRAMENTO, Calif., October 28, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Today, the Low Carbon Fuels Coalition (LCFC), announced its newest member: SCS Global Services. SCS, an international leader in third-party certification and verification for environmental sustainability, recently became approved as an independent verification body for the Oregon Clean Fuels Program.

Decarbonization Series Part 1: Energy Audits and Emissions Reduction

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Improving energy efficiency and decarbonization is critical for any business, and its importance is growing very quickly as global legislation changes. Carbon taxes, risk disclosures, and other initiatives increase the cost of carbon and can rapidly hurt the financial performance of your company. In this three-part series, Inogen Alliance will outline three ways to decarbonize. In this first post, we will examine ways to reduce your overall energy consumption and emissions by conducting energy audits.

2019 U.N. Special Envoy for Climate Action Michael Bloomberg Answers Secretary General António Guterres’ Call to End New Coal by 2020

Bloomberg Philanthropies Accelerates Its Global Coal Program to Move the World Toward a Coal-Free Future
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September 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ – At the 2019 United Nations Climate Action Summit, United Nations Special Envoy for Climate Action Michael R. Bloomberg announced his support for U.N. Secretary General António Guterres’ initiative to stop the development of new coal-fired power plants after 2020.

Corporate Clean Energy Buying Surged to New Record in 2018

Corporations purchased 13.4 gigawatts of clean power through long-term contracts, more than doubling 2017’s total, helped by demand from new industries and previously untrodden markets
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Originally posted on about.bnef.com

New York and London, January 29, 2018 – Corporations bought a record amount of clean energy through power purchase agreements, or PPAs, in 2018, shattering the previous record set in 2017. Highlights included a wave of smaller corporate energy buyers aggregating their purchases, and the first corporate clean energy power purchase agreements in markets such as Poland.

Coal: New Film Shows How Bad It Is For Your Health

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Is America in an unhealthy relationship with coal? Without someone's help, it can be difficult to objectively assess a relationship that you are in and decide whether to continue. Consider then From the Ashesa new documentary film premiering on the National Geographic channel this Sunday (June 25 at 9 pm ET), a relationship counselor.

Protecting the Environment and Growing the Economy Go Hand-in-Hand

The best way to help out-of-work coal miners is to invest in making them part of the clean-energy future.
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Originally posted on www.huffingtonpost.com.

San Francisco has reduced its carbon emissions by 28 percent since 1990, while growing its GDP by 79 percent. And it’s far from alone. Across the country, cities have been proving that protecting the environment and growing the economy go hand-in-hand.

The Market, the Challenge, the Future 

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As clean energy has become mainstream, Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) has become mainstream.

 

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