Clean Energy Financing

South Africa’s ‘Just Energy Transition Partnership’: Lessons For Asian Countries

The South African JETP marks a groundbreaking moment for global energy financing. It has set the stage for a new climate-progress model that can unite developed and developing countries, as well as public and private financiers, on the path towards a just energy transition.

COP27 Finance Day: Expectations and Outcomes

COP27's Finance Day didn't exactly provide many reasons for excitement. It ended with more promises than actual progress, showing a lack of solidarity with vulnerable nations, especially from the world's biggest polluters.

Using Transition Bonds For Ammonia and Blue Hydrogen Projects: The Risks For Investors and the Issuing Companies

Using transition bonds to fund blue hydrogen and ammonia projects risks extending the climate crisis. But, more importantly, it tarnishes the idea of climate financing at a time when it is needed the most.

COP27 Egypt and the Road to Net-Zero

COP27 shouldn't be yet another conference where promises are broken without consequences. Instead, it should be the stage where global leaders start making actual progress in protecting the most vulnerable to climate change.

COP27 Priorities: Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation

Mitigation is critical to minimise the risk of climate change's worst impacts, but failing to fund adaptation will take a toll on the most vulnerable. Both aspects should be priorities for COP27.

Climate Change Impacts Are Worsening in 2022 and COP27 and G20 Leaders Need to Respond

A new study reveals the massive proportion of climate disasters all across the world, proving that no country is safe from climate change's impacts. Climate financing for mitigation, adaptation and loss and damage should be central to the COP27 and G20 meeting agendas later this year.

Green Bonds: Sustainable Financing Tools or a Greenwashing Weapon?

In a bid to reduce greenwashing possibilities, the EU now requires increased transparency and strict reporting for sustainable bonds. However, the rest of the world is still dragging its feet, leaving the door open for greenwashing on both state and corporate levels.

MHI First Transition Bond Program – All You Need to Know

Instead of the innovative green financing mechanism they were supposed to be, transition bonds have become the perfect tool for greenwashing. MHI's first transition bonds program can either accelerate the company's net-zero efforts or further distance it from carbon neutrality. The key is in MHI's hands.

The Cost of Sustainability for Asia is Lower than the Benefits

As one of the most vulnerable regions to climate change, Asia has virtually nothing to lose from the looming energy transition. While investments are needed, the cost of sustainability is negligible compared to what the continent stands to gain.

The Economic Benefits of Renewable Energy for Asia: Crunching the Numbers

The transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy in Asia will unleash massive economic benefits, including expanding the job market, ensuring steady GDP gains and hedging the unpredictable fossil fuel prices.

Importance of Climate Finance and Climate Change to Strengthen Global Solidarity

Analysts are clear: climate financing is insufficient and unevenly distributed. Developing Asian countries, especially those in the south, have to be the most concerned, considering they are the most vulnerable to climate crisis impacts.

3 Best Carbon Capture Stocks 2022: Investing in a Growing Industry to Reduce Carbon Emissions

Publicly traded carbon capture companies range from startups to established fossil fuel majors. The industry is still fairly young, but market predictions show that carbon capture technology will grow significantly over the next several decades. For investors, this provides the opportunity to support the energy transition while investing in a possibly lucrative industry.

The ARE Banking Report – How the Banks That Have Financed Emissions Can Change

Climate change will hit Asia the hardest, so local banks should act with urgency. However, Asian banks are lacking when it comes to their decision-making and sustainability policies.

The IMF’s Role: Economic Impacts of Climate Change on The Global Economy

Can the IMF create and implement economic policies to help countries through climate impacts?

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