March 20th, 2020 | by The Years Project
A new report from a collection of leading NGOs takes a deep dive into how banks around the world are fueling the climate crisis. The report, called Banking On Climate Change, finds that 35 banks have poured a staggering $2.7 trillion into dirty energy projects from 2016 to
January 13th, 2020 | by Steve Hanley
In a New York Times opinion piece, Bill McKibben urges readers to stop doing business with banks that fund climate destruction like JP Morgan Chase, Citibank, Wells Fargo, and Bank of America.
December 21st, 2019 | by Anand Upadhyay
Goldman Sachs has been garnering quite a lot of Twitter praises after the bank updated its “Environmental Policy Framework.” As per the changes, the firm has now pledged
October 17th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
Banks have provided trillions of dollars in financing for fossil fuel projects in recent years. Those investments endanger us all.
October 11th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
The Sierra Club has created the #Divest Fossil Fuels campaign designed to convince people to stop doing business with banks that fund the fossil fuel industry.
June 16th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
All the flowery promises made in the run-up to the vote on the 2017 tax legislation have turned to ashes. Turns out the mega-wealthy got more so? And you? You got the shaft.
March 22nd, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
A new report published this week shows that 33 global banks provided $1.9 trillion to fossil fuel companies since the adoption of the Paris Climate Agreement at the end of 2015 and that the amount of fossil fuel financing has increased in each of the past two years.
February 18th, 2019 | by Charles W. Thurston
The Children of the Sun, as the Spokane Tribe refer to themselves, are going solar this year with installations in 28 locations generating over 600 kilowatts of energy, thanks to the support of Wells Fargo Foundation, the US Department of Energy and non-profit Grid Alternatives. The project is being managed by the Spokane Indian Housing Authority, in Wellpinit,
May 2nd, 2018 | by Derek Markham
It's been a minute -- or a month -- since our last cleantech news roundup, but we're back at it again, and this week we have stories about the state of electric motorcycles, the pros and cons of biofuels, electric supercars, smart wood, solar deals, topsoil fertility, and more.
March 3rd, 2017 | by Derek Markham
Spring break is coming! Spring break is coming! But instead of going to the beach, or the mountains, or wherever it is college students go these days to let off steam during spring break, about 200 of them are going to get some hands-on solar training while helping to install solar projects in low-income and under-served communities
February 8th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
The Seattle city council has voted unanimously to stop doing business with Wells Fargo Bank because of its financial support of the Dakota Access pipeline.
September 23rd, 2015 | by Jake Richardson
The 6th annual Clean Energy Trust Challenge is accepting applications for its Midwestern cleantech startup competition. One million dollars will be [&hellip
June 21st, 2015 | by Sandy Dechert
We now have more insights into how the clean-tech economy is doing from this year’s sixth annual US Clean Tech [&hellip
November 22nd, 2014 | by James Ayre
JinkoSolar’s US subsidiary recently agreed to and signed a $20 million, two-year credit agreement with Wells Fargo Bank. According to the company’s [&hellip
October 30th, 2014 | by Sandy Dechert
The Cleantech Open, a 501(c)(3) nongovernmental organization, catalyzes global cleantech. It runs a rigorous one-of-a-kind accelerator program for start-up cleantech companies over [&hellip
May 8th, 2014 | by James Ayre
One of the largest banks in the world, Wells Fargo, is investing $100 million of tax equity financing into nine [&hellip
December 7th, 2013 | by Guest Contributor
Originally published on Climate Progress. By Jeff Spross It turns out the White House and major American businesses may be [&hellip
December 6th, 2013 | by Nicholas Brown
SolarWorld has joined 4 other companies in Solar Forward, which is a crowdfunding program that finances solar projects via tax-free [&hellip
September 21st, 2012 | by Andrew
14 California counties and 126 cities have launched the first state-wide and the nation's largest PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) program, which aims to boost clean energy use, as well as energy and water efficiency for commercial property owners. The landmark program stands to boost local economies, create jobs, and yield savings for consumers while reducing greenhouse gas emissions, energy, and water consumption.
April 29th, 2012 | by Andrew
Testament to financial industry players' growing commitments to financing renewable energy, clean technology and environmental initiatives, the San Francisco banking and financial services group intends to make $30 billion in "green economy" loans and investments and a lot more
January 26th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan
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