All articles for the topic: climate change mitigation
Mitigation Finance Update: Support for Tidal Energy in France, Loans for Energy Efficiency and Distribution in India
India signed US$220 million IBRD loan to improve the domestic energy efficiency market, and a US$250 million IBRD loan to reform electricity distribution in Rajasthan. The European Commission approved Franceâs support of a tidal energy pilot project.
Institutional Finance Update: Investors Increase Climate Action, MDBs Support Energy Efficiency and Green Transport Initiatives
In the run-up to the Global Climate Action Summit, investors scaled up engagement with âsystemically importantâ GHG emitters by adding 61 companies to Climate Action 100+, a collaborative five-year global initiative committing investor signatories to engage actively with the worldâs top emi
Climate Mitigation Finance Update: From Divestment to Investment, Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency
The Green Climate Fund has approved US$1,093.5 million in funding for mitigation and adaptation projects in its first board meeting of 2018. A major global insurance company has committed to divest â¬2 billion from coal and invest â¬3.5 billion in the green economy.
Climate Mitigation Finance Update: Renewable and Energy Efficiency Financing and Guidance for Paris-compatible Investments
The Investment Agenda aims to provide guidance to investors in the transition to a global low-carbon economy and urges governments to enhance their climate policy ambition by 2020.
The UNFCCC report showcases TNA-inspired projects on climate change mitigation and adaptation, as well as agriculture, health, energy, transport and water.
[Government of Mauritius] A two-day sub-regional workshop focusing on cleaner and more energy efficient vehicle strategies for Mauritius and the Southern Africa regions, kicked off this morning at the Ravenala Attitude Hotel in Balaclava in the presence of the Minister of Social Security, Nationa
Climate Mitigation Finance Update: Investments Scale Solar Capacity, Improve Energy Efficiency and Accelerate REDD+
An innovative mapping tool from the World Bank will enable Pacific Islands to chart potential sites for renewable energy. Investments in solar energy capacity have been approved for off-grid solar energy in Kenya and the world's largest solar complex in Egypt.
Climate Finance Update - Mitigation: Green Bonds Break Records as China Pilots Large-scale Green Financing
The European Investment Bank has issued the "longest" green bond with a 30-year maturity, while Apple Inc. has added a US$1 billion bond to its existing US$1.5 billion bond which is the "largest" green bond emission to date.
UNEP-DTU Partnership has released a report titled 'Energy Efficiency Brief: Tbilisi, Georgia,' which lays out opportunities for the city to improve energy efficiency as a contribution to climate change mitigation.
A report by the World Green Building Council finds that, in order to keep the global temperature rise below 2Â°C above pre-industrial levels, all new buildings must operate at net zero carbon by 2030 and all existing buildings must be renovated to operate at net zero carbon by 2050.