This November 3 news report sums up the credulous take on a pledge from the United Kingdom and India to work with the World Bank and other financial intermediaries toward a clean international grid. The one comment hints at a contrarian view.
On October 21, this newspaper reported on a minister's warnings about a need for oil subsidy. On October 29, India spurned a net-zero goal two days before international leaders gathered to talk climate in Glasgow.
A developer with skin in the game (mostly) applauds an entirely bipartisan law that just passed in North Carolina to drive serious carbon reduction and solar + storage investment beginning next year. This October 12 op/ed deals in the blow-by-blow that led to success.
Are you learning to read and write climate-risk disclosures? Join the club - but get ready to learn to read between the lines. This October 7 paper from Nature Climate Change warns against magical thinking and suggests policy (ie rule) changes that can stoke more and more encouraging financing for decarbonization.
This August 15 report explains how Spain plans to deploy billions of euros to upgrade existing buildings in pursuit of decarbonization goals. While critics worry about tilting the economy toward construction, proponents emphasize broad environmental gains and improvements to the property market.
This August 2 overview looks without blinking at how cities worldwide can run dry - and gets us thinking about raising capital for systematizing water-recycling or rainwater-harvesting projects as companions to new power projects across the globe.