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02/12/2016: The Supreme Court's stay of President Obama’s Clean Power Plan is not the final blow to the Obama administration’s climate change policy, but it seems directly aimed at tarnishing the president’s environmental legacy. The ruling virtually guarantees that, even if the plan survives court challenges, it will be up to the next president to implement it — or ignore it.
02/11/2016: Experts offer new task force seven ideas on how best to increase corporate transparency on climate-related risks.
Statements from Companies and Investors in Support of EPA’s Clean Power Plan in Wake of Supreme Court Ruling
02/11/2016: Over 365 businesses and investors support the Clean Power Plan. Hear what some of these leaders have to say.
Ceres Blogs and Columns
02/10/2016: Some of the ingredients for catalyzing clean energy investments in Asia, Africa and other emerging markets have their own unique nomenclature—“blend 2.0,” “de-risking” and “national investment catalogues.” Yet there is a more straightforward recipe: A mix of national clean energy policies with the needs of institutional investors looking for opportunities that are safe and relatively profitable.
02/08/2016: California is managing its water system like an unbalanced checkbook. There are thousands of “withdrawals” and “deposits” from stressed surface water and groundwater supplies, but no sufficient accounting system to understand the overall “balance” of water resources. Better data and new policies are helping to change this.
01/26/2016: We need far more investment in the low-carbon economy — well over US$1 trillion every year. What will it take to get pension funds, insurance companies and other investors who manage trillions of dollars to open their wallets to this enormous clean energy opportunity?