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 Recently Approved for Independent Verification Under Oregon Clean Fuels Program
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.
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.
Bloomberg Philanthropies Accelerates Its Global Coal Program to Move the World Toward a Coal-Free Future
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.
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.
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.