Experts at the Unlocking capital for sustainability forum observed that the finance sector, hampered by a short-term approach to investing, is lagging on sustainability, and that the financing of coal should be phased out as soon as possible.
Seen from the shore, a single wind turbine may roughly be the size of a fingernail on the viewer’s outstretched hand. But still to some, these 'towering monsters' represent an obstruction to a naturesque view.
Andrew Barron –
A world powered by renewable energy will prize a very different set of resources than we do today. Which countries hold the key to unlocking wind and solar energy, and how will this shake up the world order? University of Swansea's Andrew Barron discusses.
African countries urgently need to shift to more renewable, sustainable forms of energy; but an immediate repudiation of fossil fuels is not the right way to achieve this, says GreenWish Partners chief executive officer Charlotte Aubin.
Already a leader in solar and wind energy manufacturing, China is only set to assert a bigger presence in the green energy market in the years ahead. But the benefits will be paid out in more than dollars and cents, says University of Sheffield's Chris Pope.
Ping Manongdo –
Climate change is not all doom and gloom, it's a business opportunity. Young aspiring entrepreneurs are growing profitable businesses that are helping to make the planet a more habitable place.
If it's green, it's mostly clean, according to a new, comprehensive review of renewable energy sources released today by the International Resource Panel, hosted by the United Nations Environment Programme ...