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  • Vehicle fleets key early opportunity for Electric Vehicles

    Date
    29 September 2010

    Last week The Climate Group hosted an interactive web conference which discussed the barriers and opportunities associated with Electric Vehicles and in particular why vehicle fleets are a key early market opportunity.

    Fleet Smith EV
  • Crossing the Commercialization Valley of Death: financing clean energy technologies

    Date
    28 September 2010

    On Tuesday September 21, 2010, the second day of Climate Week NYC, Bloomberg New Energy Finance and The Climate Group hosted a high-level discussion focused on financing clean energy technologies, such as concentrated solar power and electric vehicles.

    Lord Stern Bloomberg
  • The Climate Group rings NASDAQ's opening bell

    Date
    25 September 2010

    The Climate Group led the morning bell-ringing ceremony at the NASDAQ Stock Market in New York City's Times Square on Tuesday in recognition of Climate Week NYC – an annual global forum to mobilize an international public-private response to climate change.

    NASDAQ bell ring
  • The Basque Country and Scotland aim to partner on economy and climate change

    Date
    24 September 2010

    The Basque Country and Scotland have announced their aim to establish closer ties, sharing experiences and best practice on issues such as the economy and climate change.

    States and Regions Network
  • Why money is the key to growing low-carbon economies

    Date
    23 September 2010

    Greg Barker MP is the Minister of State for Energy & Climate Change for the United Kingdom.

    Greg Barker
  • Tony Blair urges optimism, leadership and practical solutions on climate action

    Date
    23 September 2010

    On Monday 20 September, former UK Prime Minster the Rt Hon Tony Blair addressed assembled government and business leaders at The Climate Group’s Climate Week NYC reception in New York.

    Tony Blair CW 2010
  • Recognizing the importance of financing adaptation

    Date
    23 September 2010

    Walter Bell, Chairman of Swiss Re Americas Holding kicked off a lively conversation at Climate Week NYC this week about the need to elevate adaptation issues within the international policy and finance debate.

    Risk and Resiliency event cwnyc
  • Electric vehicle alliance meets in New York to drive global ambition

    Date
    22 September 2010

    Following the launch of the EV20 alliance at the Opening Ceremony, founding members and supporters of the EV20 met to discuss the initiative and its next steps in a private roundtable.

    Bryan Hansel EV
  • How to finance Smart cities

    Date
    22 September 2010

    On Tuesday 21 September, The Climate Group hosted a high-level discussion where government and business leaders shared their thoughts on policies for stimulating the growth of emerging technologies.

    Clay Nesler Smart Financing
  • Financing the Clean Revolution

    Date
    21 September 2010

    Influential business and political leaders gathered in New York’s Public Library to launch Climate Week NYC yesterday – The Climate Group’s annual global forum to mobilize an international public-private response to climate change – held on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly.

    Christiana Figueres Opening Ceremony
  • Cities and Regions get smart on financing low carbon technology

    Date
    21 September 2010

    On day two of Climate Week NYC, international NGO The Climate Group hosted city and state government and business leaders from across the globe to share their best strategies for financing large-scale deployment of low carbon technologies.

    Information and communications technologies
  • Johnson Controls and the FPA2 join forces with The Climate Group for 2nd annual Euro-Mediterranean Energy Efficiency Forum 2011

    Date
    21 September 2010

    Johnson Controls (NYSE:JCI), the global leader in delivering products, services and solutions that increase energy efficiency in buildings and vehicles, and the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation, today announced their partnership with The Climate Group for the Euro-Mediterranean Energy Efficiency Forum 2011.

    UK power station
  • Weathering climate change

    Date
    20 September 2010

    Innovative insurance solutions hold the key to driving climate adaptation initiatives in the developing world and securing the development prospects of communities threatened by rising climate risks, says a new Swiss Re publication.

    EU agrees renewable energy target
  • New research reveals conditions to securing finance for CCS projects

    Date
    20 September 2010

    The finance sector appears ready to invest in the global deployment of Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) subject to three prerequisites, according to a new report launched today by The Climate Group and Ecofin Research Foundation in New York as part of Climate Week.

    CCS
  • Leaders convene at Climate Week NYC to urge action to finance a Clean Industrial Revolution

    Date
    20 September 2010

    International NGO, The Climate Group, and its partners, including the United Nations, the City of New York, and founding sponsor Swiss Re, today kicked off Climate Week NYC. From September 20-26, Climate Week NYC will bring together the world’s most influential government and business leaders to discuss the policies and public-private partnerships necessary to unlock the financing needed to ignite a clean industrial revolution.

    cwnyc logo
  • New alliance announces bold target of 1 Million additional electric vehicles on road by 2015

    Date
    20 September 2010

    Today, a group met to discuss their influence over the future of the electric vehicle (EV) market. The global alliance consisting of businesses and government leaders and led by the international NGO, The Climate Group, set an ambitious target to put one million additional EVs on the road by 2015, on top of EVs that automakers are already planning to bring to market.

    EV red car
  • California must continue to lead on clean energy

    Date
    13 September 2010

    Sir Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Group, argues for California's leadership on clean energy innovation in the San Francisco Chronicle.

    Richard Branson op-ed in the SF chronicle
  • Pricing carbon back on the agenda in Australia

    Date
    08 September 2010

    Rupert Posner, Australia Director of The Climate Group, analyzes the promising developments on climate change policies that are coming out of Australia's newly formed coalition government.

    Julia Gillard
  • UK leading the way on CCS policy

    Date
    02 September 2010

    Nick Otter, CEO at the Global CCS Institute (GCCSI), writes an op-ed in the recent August edition of the GCCSI newsletter.

    Nick Otter

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