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Nature-based solutions? Here’s what they are and why you should care


It’s over four years since the Paris Agreement was reached at the UN’s COP21 climate summit.


It was in the French capital that world leaders committed to making sure global warming stayed “well below” 2 degrees Celsius above

Source: Reuters

Carlyle looking at ‘relatively cheap’ energy assets: Rubenstein


Fears about the future of energy assets have led to a sell-off, but this has created “very good opportunities” for the Carlyle Group, its founder, David Rubenstein, said on Thursday.

Rubenstein, co-executive chairman of the private equity (PE) giant, …

This combination photo shows Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg speaking at the COP25 summit in Madrid, Spain on Dec. 11, 2019, left, and President Donald Trump speaking at a campaign rally in Battle Creek, Mich. on Dec. 18, 2019. When climate activist Greta Thunberg, also 16, was named Time magazine's 2019 person of the year, President Donald Trump took to Twitter to call her choice “ridiculous." (AP Photo/Paul White, left, and Evan Vucci)

Oil industry in Davos: torn between Greta and Trump


DAVOS, Switzerland – Oil majors are at the sharp end of the climate debate and face a bewildering balancing act to secure their futures.

It’s a Catch-22 situation: to meet ambitious emissions targets by investing in low-carbon technologies, they …