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Bill Gates: Funding clean technology is the way to avoid climate disaster

By Bill Gates Photo: Leon Neal/Getty
Before the last major COP meeting, in Paris in 2015, innovation was barely on the climate agenda. This year in Glasgow it will take centre stage. Shifting the world’s focus to inventing clean technologies was…

This Movement Is Taking Money Away From Fossil Fuels, and It’s Working

By Bill McKibben Photo: Robert Gumpert/Redux
I remember the night in the autumn of 2012 when the first institution in the U.S. publicly committed to divest from fossil fuel. I was with a group of other climate activists in a big…

The United States remains the world’s most attractive market for renewables investment while India breaks into top five

By Eduard Sala de Vedruna and Indrayuth Mukherjee
IHS Markit Global Renewables Markets Attractiveness Rankings, which tracks investment attractiveness for non-hydro renewables (offshore wind, onshore wind, and solar PV) saw the United States retain its spot as the most attractive market overall, as…

Aligning our investments and our values

By Darren Walker
Eight years ago, the Ford Foundation’s trustees appointed me president, the honor of my life. I pledged, then, that we would reimagine the way we use all of our assets, physical and financial. I’ve long…

Private sector investment in u.S. Offshore wind will soar to $109 billion by 2030

The Special Initiative on Offshore Wind is an independent project at the University of Delaware’s College of Earth, Ocean and Environment that supports the advancement of offshore wind as part of a comprehensive solution to…

College formally announces plan to divest from fossil fuels

By Taylor Haber
The College’s endowment will no longer be directly invested in fossil fuels and the Dartmouth Investment Office intends to allow its remaining public holdings in the sector to expire, according to an Oct. 8 announcement.

Nestlé, Campbell Soup ‘highly exposed’ to climate risks, investor group warns

By Chris Casey Photo: Scott Olson via Getty Images
Major food players including Nestlé, Campbell Soup, Nissin Foods, Ajinomoto and Kerry Group ranked among 50 large companies that are "highly exposed" to the physical effects of climate change relative to other businesses in the sectors…

Climate disclosures linked to capital

By Hope King Photo: Sarah Grillo , Axios
The relationship between a company’s climate disclosure and its potential future performance is becoming easier to see.

Blackstone Renewable Energy Project Selected to Support New York’s Transition to Clean Energy

Blackstone (NYSE: BX) announced today that its wholly-owned portfolio company Transmission Developers Inc. (TDI), was selected by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), as part of an extensive RFP process, to deliver clean, renewable…

Harvard, America’s richest university, will divest from fossil fuels

By Nick Anderson and Michael Birnbaum Photo: Maddie Meyer , Getty Images
Harvard University said this week that it will end all of its investments in fossil fuels, a landmark victory for climate activists who have lobbied major colleges and universities to stop funding activities that help drive…