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VCs are hopeful Biden’s infrastructure investments boost startups tackling climate change – Axios

After co-piloting President Obama’s efforts to fight climate change as vice president, Joe Biden is having his second go, releasing a broad infrastructure proposal his administration hopes will lead to meaningful legislation and investment into stemming U.S. greenhouse emissions. The…

The Climate Change Cash Grab – OZY

The desolate climate of the Arctic has historically made it a place of little economic significance. The Earth’s northernmost region is warming at twice the rate of the rest of the globe. The melting of Greenland’s glaciers, Arctic sea ice…

Out of Trump’s Shadow, World Bank President Embraces Climate Fight – The New York Times

Mr. Malpass has ingratiated himself with World Bank staff with his steady, low-key approach and congenial manner. He has also benefited from low expectations. But with three years left to go in his term, some development experts want to see…

John Kerry: China’s Human Rights Abuses Won’t Stop Any Climate Deals

On Thursday, U.S. Climate Envoy John Kerry said he was “not confident,” but “hopeful” China would do their part to reduce global carbon emissions. In an interview with India Today‘s Raj Chengappa during a diplomatic trip to India, Kerry expressed his doubts about…

Biden’s new 2030 climate change target: Will it be fair to other countries? – Vox.com

On April 22, President Biden will convene global leaders for a virtual climate summit in a bid to reassert US leadership and motivate countries to cut emissions much more aggressively. Of course, the US is only just recommitting to climate…

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DENMARK: Leaders plan $17B transport boost with no climate impact

Denmark wants to spend 106 billion kroner ($17 billion) by 2035 on transport infrastructure projects that will have a combined neutral impact on emissions even as the Nordic nation is struggling with its ambitious climate targets.

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EMISSIONS: Bill Gates-led group to help match climate tech with customers

The biggest challenge for most climate solutions is finding a market. That means displacing existing carbon-intensive products that are often cheaper and just as good, such as fossil-fuel-powered airplanes or emissions-intensive steel.