Could the financial sector solve climate change as diplomacy stumbles?

The ECB is warning climate change costs could be 5x the cost of transition. As climate risk goes mainstream, could investor concern drive climate action as international diplomacy struggles to reach agreement?
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Bill Gates secures cash from Microsoft, BlackRock for climate fight

Bill Gates has raised hundreds of millions from seven U.S. firms to develop clean technologies that could play a key role in the fight against climate change.

Uranium stocks jump as Reddit’s WallStreetBets goes nuclear

Investors count on demand for the nuclear fuel to rise amid shift toward less carbon-intensive energy sources.

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660,000 jobs at risk as UK’s green investment lags

Up to 660,000 jobs will be at serious risk if the UK continues to fall behind other countries in the amount it invests in green infrastructure and jobs, according to an alarming study published recently.


Katrina vanden Heuvel: It’s clear America can afford Biden’s investments at home. Just look at how much it spent on wars

We need a new generation of security experts and activists - versed in pandemics and in poverty, in climate change and alternative energy, in political economy and diplomacy.


Congress nears historic coal mine cleanup investment

Congress is on the verge of making a historic investment in mining communities through the cleanup of abandoned mines while also cutting the coal industry some slack.

Popping the EV bubble, for profit

A five-person company that profits from the downfall of clean energy startups has prompted federal probes and economic turmoil. Is it a threat to the EV industry?

Top venture capitalist Chris Sacca: "The climate is f'd"

"The climate is f'd. Even worse than it seems." That's from the opening page of a 12-page letter sent by venture capitalist Chris Sacca to potential investors in Lowercarbon Capital, the climate-focused firm he launched last year after a brief retirement.


Randell Leach: Are your savings fuelling climate change?

Most new fossil fuel projects are built with borrowed money – potentially yours.

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PBF shares tumble on new N. California air pollution regulation

Shares of oil refiner PBF Energy Inc fell more than 10% on Northern California's new air pollution requirement that could possibly shut down the company's Martinez refinery in the state.


Financial sector faces heavier burden in EU climate plans, sources

The European Union is considering a wide range of measures to bring the bloc's financial sector into line with its climate plans, sources who have seen a European Commission strategy paper told Reuters.

Clean energy ETFs take a hit, but money keeps flowing In

Investor enthusiasm remains high for exchange-traded funds that track renewable-energy indexes, even though they have posted double-digit declines so far this year.

How climate change will affect your investment opportunities

Like most natural, social or political upheavals, climate change presents a unique opportunity for investors who know where to look.

Do you want your pension to invest in companies harming the planet?

Environmentally conscious workers are challenging their employers or providers to offer greener funds.

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