net-zero emissions

How BlackRock & Vanguard Can Advance the Net-Zero Emissions Movement

Originally published on WRI’s Resource Institute Blog. By Giulia Christianson, Ariel Pinchot, and Yili Wu The movement to achieve net-zero global greenhouse gas emissions, is gaining traction and coherence, especially in the world of finance. In late March, BlackRock and Vanguard — the two largest asset managers on the planet — joined a growing … [continued]

LA’s First Solar-Powered Net-Zero Apartments

Los Angeles now has its first apartment building that was designed, constructed, and permitted so tenants could use solar power and achieve net-zero energy usage. There are 20 eco-apartments located at the site in downtown Los Angeles. Kyle Staley, Development Design Manager at the Houston-based Hanover Company which was responsible for them, answered … [continued]

UK Confirms 2050 Net Zero Emissions Plan

Originally published on Sustainnovate. The UK government will be enshrining the net-zero emissions climate change goal that resulted from the COP21 talks in Paris into law, following advice from the Committee on Climate Change, according to recent reports. The news was revealed by the UK’s Energy Minister Andrea Leadsom to … [continued]