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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, 12:01 ET 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 system...


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 plants....


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 e ambientais. No...


Dec 02, 2013, 07:01 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, which can...


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. The...


Oct 21, 2013, 07:01 ET Climate Change Investment Totals USD $359 Billion Worldwide

Global investment in climate change plateaued at USD $359 billion in 2012, roughly the same as the previous year, according to a new Climate Policy...


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 desmatamento de...


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

The implementation of policy relevant to climate change, and its impact, accelerated markedly over the last decade, despite the slow pace of...


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 nuevo estudio realizado por...


Jan 29, 2013, 09:00 ET Change in Brazil Credit Legislation Reduced Amazon Deforestation by 15%

A rural credit law in the Brazilian Amazon Biome is helping reduce deforestation according to a new study by Climate Policy Initiative, Does Credit...


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 estudo do Climate Policy...


Dec 05, 2012, 12:30 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 (CPI) en het Centre for Emerging Markets Solutions (CEMS) van de Indian School of Business (ISB) hebben vastgesteld dat ...


Dec 05, 2012, 12:30 ET Les difficultés liées au financement rendent les énergies renouvelables plus coûteuses en Inde qu'aux États-Unis ou en Europe ; Sans solutions politiques, les difficultés pourraient limiter la croissance future dans ce secteur

Climate Policy Initiative (CPI) et le Centre for Emerging Markets Solutions (CEMS) de l'Indian School of Business (ISB) ont révélé que les taux...


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 (CPI) and the Centre for Emerging Markets Solutions (CEMS) at the Indian School of Business (ISB) have found that high...


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 (CPI) and the Centre for Emerging Markets Solutions (CEMS) at the Indian School of Business (ISB) have found that high...


Dec 03, 2012, 12:00 ET Wereldwijde jaarfinanciering klimaat haalt 364 miljard dollar, niet genoeg om broeikaseffect te beperken tot 2 graden Celsius

Een vandaag gepubliceerd rapport getiteld The Global Landscape of Climate Finance 2012 van het Climate Policy Initiative (CPI), zegt dat de...


Dec 03, 2012, 12:00 ET Global Annual Climate Finance Reaches USD 364 Billion, Falls Short Of Investment Needed To Limit Global Warming To Two Degrees Celsius

A new report released today, The Global Landscape of Climate Finance 2012, produced by Climate Policy Initiative (CPI), shows that global annual...


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 climat 2012) et...


Nov 30, 2012, 06:38 ET Selon une nouvelle étude, l'Allemagne aurait investi 37 milliards EUR, soit 1,5 % de son PIB, pour réduire l'impact du changement climatique

Climate Policy Initiative (CPI) a publié aujourd'hui une nouvelle étude qui offre la première vue d'ensemble complète sur la manière dont les...


Nov 30, 2012, 02:49 ET Nieuw onderzoek: Duitsland investeerde 37 miljard euro of 1,5% van haar BBP om de impact van klimaatsverandering te beperken

Een nieuw onderzoek, vandaag door het Climate Policy Initiative (CPI) gepresenteerd, biedt het eerste uitgebreide overzicht over hoe de Duitse...


Nov 30, 2012, 02:00 ET New Study: Germany Invested EUR 37 Billion, Or 1.5% Of GDP, To Reduce The Impact Of Climate Change

A new study released today by Climate Policy Initiative (CPI) provides the first comprehensive overview of how German businesses, households, and...