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Decoupling Economy from Fossil Fuels California a World Leader

California is a world leader when it comes to forging a low-carbon green economy that decouples growth from fossil fuel use and energy intensity, according to the first international edition of Next10's Green Innovation Index.Read More

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DOE Highlights Early Results of US Offshore Wind Energy Research

The US Department of Energy (DOE) released the special offshore wind edition of its Wind Program Newsletter October 22, highlighting the seminal role federal funding and support is playing in the development of a potentially huge clean and renewable energy resource, one that could go a long way in spurring economic growth and job creation […]Read More

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Study Shows Growth in Climate-Themed Bonds

Some $346 billion of climate-themed bonds are outstanding in global markets, nearly double that of one year ago, according to an HSBC Climate Change Centre of Excellence-Climate Bond Initiative's 2013 study. Growth is expected to continue against a backdrop of stronger government policies and actions -- including President Obama's National Climate Change Action Plan and a possible 2015 international climate change accord, a long with growing investor activism for socially responsible investment..Read More

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UN, World Bank, IEA Gear Up to Achieve Sustainable Energy

Concerted, determined action is needed in order to realize the aims of the UN Secretary General's "Sustainable Energy for All" initiative. Despite increasing deployment of renewable energy systems, gains in energy efficiency and greater access to electricity and modern energy services, billions more needs to be invested annually if global society is to continue to improve living standards and conditions while avoiding the worst effects of climate change.Read More