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Bank of America raises US$2.25 billion in largest green bond issue

By : editor_2, May 21, 2018

Bank of America Corp has issued a US$2.25 billion bond to support clean energy projects, the largest green bond issuance by the bank so far.

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African cities pledge to cut climate emissions to zero by 2050

By : sustainabilityo..., May 18, 2018

Africa is sometimes better known for its vulnerability to climate change than its action on the problem - but a set of African cities intend to change that. 

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India to see 15-fold jump in demand for power to cool homes, says IEA report

By : sustainabilityo..., May 18, 2018

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has estimated that India will lead the world in terms of the power consumed for residential cooling. The agency estimates that India’s cooling-related...

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Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy Launches Chapter for South Asia to Combat Climate Change

By : sustainabilityo..., May 7, 2018

To combat the adverse impact of climate change, the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy (GCoM) has launched a chapter for South Asian countries and urged mayors and commissioners...

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Dramatic action needed on climate change: UN

By : sustainabilityo..., May 1, 2018

The world must redouble efforts to halt global warming before it is too late, the UN's climate chief said Monday as nearly 200 nations kicked off talks in Bonn.

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Climate Action Special Envoy Bloomberg pledges $4.5 million to help UN fight climate change in line with the Paris Agreement

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 25, 2018

The billionaire philanthropist and former Mayor of New York City, pledged last June  to make up the Secretariat’s funding shortfall, caused by US President Donald Trump’s announced withdrawal...

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Global carbon emissions hit record high in 2017

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 23, 2018

Global energy-related carbon emissions rose to a historic high of 32.5 gigatonnes last year, after three years of being...

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India most vulnerable country to climate change: HSBC report

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 20, 2018

The bank assessed 67 developed, emerging and frontier markets on vulnerability to the physical impacts of climate change, sensitivity to extreme weather events, exposure to energy transition...

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Subject Tags: climate change , HSBC , India

India, France sign pact to deepen cooperation in environment field

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 12, 2018

India and France today signed a pact to deepen their cooperation in the field of environment while affirming their commitment to lead the fight against climate change.

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Uttarakhand facing acute water crisis: UNDP report

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 7, 2018

Uttarakhand which is considered reservoir for Indian subcontinent has faced drought in 10 out of 13 districts for two years from ...

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