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Print money for climate finance, central banks told

NEWS: German think-tank proposes issuing Green Climate Bonds to raise billions for low carbon technology and climate adaptation in poor countries

Canada's 2015 budget spurns climate change

NEWS: Harper Government omits any reference to global warming or carbon dioxide emissions, while oil gets 108

A 7-step plan to avoid stranding your fossil fuel assets

BLOG: Most coal, oil and gas must stay in the ground to avert climate disaster. What is an energy company to do? We’re here to help

Blog, Business, Comment & Analysis, Energy
Investors urge US regulator to force action on climate risk

NEWS: Exxon Mobil, Chevron and Canadian Natural Resources are failing to consider threat to their business, warn investors worth US$2trn

Figueres: National climate plans = "investment prospectuses"

NEWS: UN climate chief urges businesses to look for opportunities in countries’ contributions to a global climate deal

BP shareholders to vote on climate risk disclosure

NEWS: Oil major backs proposal to reveal threat climate action poses to its business plan, for approval at AGM on Thursday

Ontario unveils plan to link carbon market with Quebec and California

NEWS: Province chief says lack of federal climate plans prompted decision to take action, which could cover more than 75% of Canadians

Is this India's greenest bank?

INTERVIEW: Yes Bank’s head of responsible banking talks to RTCC about green bonds, solar growth and cleaning up coal power

Top development banks agree definition for climate finance

NEWS: Financial institutions with over US$ 2,100 billion in assets publish principles to guide future investments in clean energy

Developing countries close to taking lead in clean energy race

NEWS: Renewables close to supplying 10% of global electricity supply says UN report, as China’s solar surge continues

Business, Technology
Coral v coal: Is the Great Barrier Reef in danger?

ANALYSIS: Permits for new coal ports on the Queensland coast are at odds with efforts to keep the reef off Unesco’s “endangered” list

Business, Nature
Major companies use lobby groups to water down EU climate policy - study

NEWS: Businesses should reconsider links with trade associations hostile to climate action, argues Policy Studies Institute

Green Climate Fund urged to ban coal funding

NEWS: Revelations Japan is using climate funds to invest in coal power put UN’s flagship fund under pressure to agree fossil fuel ban

Insurers told to pull cover from coal companies

NEWS: Climate risks linked to burning coal should make insurers think again before backing industry, says Jeremy Oppenheim

UK government Green Bank to invest in Africa and India

NEWS: State-backed bank given £200 million to back overseas clean development projects and boost private sector funding flows

What next for the Green Climate Fund?

ANALYSIS: With clock ticking for Fund to start delivering cash, board meets in Korea to discuss how it will leverage billions in private sector funds

UN climate envoy backs fossil fuel divestment movement

NEWS: Mary Robinson says funds should consider the impact of their fossil fuel investments on communities vulnerable to climate change

Oxford University delays fossil fuel divestment decision

NEWS: Campaigners disappointed as University Council puts off decision on future of £3.8bn endowment until May

Climate one of "top risks" facing insurance industry - Mark Carney

NEWS: Bank of England chief defends climate risk investigation against “green claptrap” jibe from Lord Lawson

Twist on carbon footprinting 'could unblock' UN climate talks

NEWS: Scientists hope proposed new method of carbon accounting will bridge divisions between rich and poor countries