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Nov 20, 2014, 03:01 ET

Global Climate Finance Falls for a Second Year to USD 331 billion

Global investment in activities that reduce the threat of climate change fell for the second year in a row from USD 359 billion in 2012 to USD 331...

Oct 09, 2014, 00:01 ET
A Low Carbon Energy Transition Can Free Up Trillions for Investment (PRNewsFoto/Climate Policy Initiative)

A Low-Carbon Energy Transition Can Save The Global Economy Trillions Over The Next 20 Years

 Two reports released today by Climate Policy Initiative (CPI) clearly demonstrate that, with the right policies, a low-carbon energy...

May 29, 2014, 11:48 ET

Study: Little Risk of Asset Stranding from Obama's June 2 Clean Air Act Regulation

 Next week, President Obama is expected to announce Clean Air Act regulation that will cut carbon pollution from the nation's existing power...

Dec 03, 2013, 06:00 ET

Uso Mais Eficiente da Terra no Brasil Permite Aumento da Produção Agropecuária Acompanhado de Proteção de Recursos Naturais

 A grande riqueza de recursos naturais do Brasil proporciona imenso potencial para que o país alcance seus objetivos econômicos...

Dec 02, 2013, 19:01 ET

Brazil Can Use Land More Efficiently to Simultaneously Grow Agricultural Production and Protect Natural Resources

 Brazil has vast natural resources that carry immense potential for the country's economic and environmental goals. Yet efficient land use,...

Nov 20, 2013, 03:00 ET

Data Visualizations on Global Climate Change Investment Show We're Falling Short of the Need

 A new series of data visualizations from Climate Policy Initiative (CPI) illustrate climate investment around the world, a topic countries are...

Oct 24, 2013, 10:00 ET

New California Carbon Dashboard website provides latest on AB32's Cap and Trade Program and Carbon Price for world's 14th largest emitter

 Launched today, a new beta website offers an overview of California climate policies, including carbon price tracking and news aggregation....

Oct 21, 2013, 19:01 ET
76% of all climate finance is spent by countries entirely within their own borders, suggesting that investors prefer familiar environments they perceive as lower risk.  (PRNewsFoto/Climate Policy Initiative)

Climate Change Investment Totals USD $359 Billion Worldwide

The most comprehensive inventory of climate finance to-date shows investment is far short of the need, and falling further behind each year Public...

May 08, 2013, 09:01 ET

Políticas de comando e controle no Brasil evitam mais de 59.500 sq. km de desmatamento na Amazônia

Os esforços brasileiros para melhorar o processo de aplicação das leis e o monitoramento nas áreas florestais  impediram o...

May 08, 2013, 09:01 ET

Brazilian Monitoring and Law Enforcement Prevented over 59,500 sq. km of Amazon Deforestation

 Brazil's efforts to better monitor forest clearings and enforce laws prevented the clearing of over 59,500 km2 of Amazon forest area from 2007...

Apr 15, 2013, 09:00 ET

National Climate Policy Progressed in the Last Decade, Despite Stalled Global Negotiations

New Study Explores Climate and Energy Policy Challenges in Brazil, China, EU, India, U.S. The implementation of policy relevant to climate...

Mar 07, 2013, 03:00 ET

New Study: Institutional Investors Face Limits to Renewable Energy Investment

Institutional investors, such as insurance companies and pension funds, manage a combined $71 trillion in assets. As one of the largest pools of...

Jan 31, 2013, 10:00 ET

Cambios en la legislación del Brasil en materia de crédito redujeron la deforestación en 15%

Una ley en materia de crédito rural en el Bioma Amazónico brasilero está ayudando a reducir la deforestación, según un...

Jan 29, 2013, 09:00 ET

Change in Brazil Credit Legislation Reduced Amazon Deforestation by 15%

Resolution 3545 prevented over 2700 km2 of forest from being cleared between 2008 and 2011 A rural credit law in the Brazilian Amazon Biome...

Jan 29, 2013, 06:00 ET

Mudança na legislação de crédito contribui para redução de desmatamento na Amazônia em 15%

Uma mudança na legislação de crédito está ajudando a reduzir o desmatamento no Bioma Amazônia, de acordo com o novo...

Dec 05, 2012, 00:30 ET
Dec 05, 2012, 00:30 ET

Financiële hordes maken hernieuwbare energie in India duurder dan in VS en Europa; zonder overheidsmaatregelen kan dit de groei ernstig beknotten

-- Het Climate Policy Initiative en de Indian School of Business publiceren resultaten van twee onderzoeken naar financiering van duurzame energie...

Dec 05, 2012, 00:30 ET

Financing Challenges Make Renewable Energy in India More Expensive than in the U.S., Europe; Without Policy Solutions, Challenges Could Limit Future Growth in this Sector

-- Climate Policy Initiative and the Indian School of Business release findings from two studies on renewable energy financing in India Climate...

Dec 05, 2012, 00:30 ET

Financing Challenges Make Renewable Energy in India More Expensive than in the U.S., Europe; Without Policy Solutions, Challenges Could Limit Future Growth in this Sector

Climate Policy Initiative and the Indian School of Business release findings from two studies on renewable energy financing in India Climate...

Dec 03, 2012, 12:00 ET

Les financements mondiaux annuels liés au climat atteignent 364 milliards USD, un chiffre insuffisant pour limiter le réchauffement climatique à deux degrés Celsius

Un nouveau rapport publié aujourd'hui, intitulé The Global Landscape of Climate Finance 2012 (Contexte mondial du financement lié au...