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About Joshua S Hill

Joshua S Hill I'm a Christian, a nerd, a geek, and I believe that we're pretty quickly directing planet-Earth into hell in a handbasket! I also write for Fantasy Book Review (.co.uk), and can be found writing articles for a variety of other sites. Check me out at about.me for more.

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Big Banks Provided $630 Billion In Financing To Coal In 3 Years

December 14th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

Between January 2014 and September 2017, big banks provided an astonishing $630 billion in financing to the 120 top coal planet developers, while major institutional investors are currently investing close to $140 billion in the same companies, according to new figures published this week. 

Science-Based Targets Are Becoming Normal Business 2 Years After Paris

December 14th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

In the two years since the signing of the Paris Climate Agreement, businesses from around the world have stepped up to align their policies with limiting global warming, and now 327 major corporations have committed to aligning their emission reduction plans with the goals of the Paris Agreement through the Science Based Targets initiative, 85 of which have already had their plans approved. 

Vestas Secures Largest Indian Wind Turbine Order

December 14th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

Vestas announced on Wednesday that it has received its largest Indian wind turbine order with a 250 MW turnkey order stemming from the country's first wind power auction held earlier this year in February. 

Macron’s One Planet Summit Boasts Plenty Of Movement, But Mum On Fossil Fuels?

December 13th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

French President Emmanuel Macron's One Planet Summit seems to have gone off without a hitch on Tuesday in Paris, and the flood of announcements that have poured out of the event have shown a lot of willingness to commit to tackle climate change, but eyebrows are being raised at the seeming lack of commitment by governments to turn away from funding fossil fuels. 

Powering Past Coal Alliance Membership Blows Out Past 50

December 13th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

The Powering Past Coal Alliance, launched only last month by the UK and Canada at COP23, has seen its membership blow out past 50 countries, regions, and businesses, according to news revealed at the One Planet Summit held in France on Tuesday. 

World’s Space Agencies (Sans US & Russia) Propose New Space Climate Observatory On Eve Of One Planet Summit

December 13th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

On the eve of the One Planet Summit in France on Tuesday, representatives from space agencies around the world met at the French National Centre for Space Studies and adopted the Paris Declaration, which proposes setting up a Space Climate Observatory to pool climate data from space satellites and make them available to scientists around the world. 

ExxonMobil Agrees To Increase Climate Disclosure

December 13th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

Multinational oil and gas megalith ExxonMobil has this week agreed to increase its level of climate disclosure in the wake of shareholders voting in favor to instruct the company to produce an annual report on the risks of climate change and government policies. 

Green Investment Bank’s Future May Not Be As Green As Hoped

December 12th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

A new report published this week by the UK's National Audit Office regarding the sale of the Green Investment Bank to Australian banking giant Macquarie has raised concerns that existing commitments only require the newly-named Green Investment Group to continue contributing to green financing for the first three years. 

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