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What 2023 could mean for Ukraine, China, conflict zones, and climate change – Grid

One year ago, even some sophisticated readers — and savvy editors — couldn’t have identified Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in a photo or found Luhansk and Donetsk on a map. It’s doubtful they’d have known what “HIMARS” or “ATACMS” were,…

Banks need financial incentives to tackle climate change, warns chief supervisor – Financial Times

Attempts to convince banks to counter climate change will fall short without financial incentives such as a global carbon tax, a leading regulator overseeing policy in the area has warned. Dietrich Domanski, who as secretary-general of the Financial Stability Board…

Hit by climate change, farmers in Cambodia are risking everything on microfinance loans – CNBC

The “microfinance” industry — long touted as a way to help poor, rural communities in developing countries — is pushing tens of thousands of farming families into debt traps as they attempt to adapt to a changing climate, according to…

30% of Barbados Seas to be Protected Under “Blue Bond” Financing That Saved The Seychelles

As part of a debt-for-nature refinancing program, the island nation of Barbados is set to unlock $50 million in funding for conservation of its entire marine ecosystem. Barbados committed at last year’s COP to protect 30% of its territorial waters but lacks the funds to do so. The Nature Conservancy announced it will work with […]

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Energy security, despondency on global warming targets in focus at COP27: ReNew Power head Sumant Sinha – Moneycontrol

The 27th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNCC), known as COP27, started in Egypt on November 6. It has greater corporate participation this year, signalling the realisation that while governments make the…

An inconvenient truth: Climate change won’t be solved in this desert – POLITICO

This is the inconvenient truth: Governments are undermining the Paris climate agreement just seven years after they signed it. And nearly all the large companies that announced pledges to bring their net carbon emissions down to zero have failed to…

Changes in Brazil, Europe, U.S. boost world’s climate change prospects – The Washington Post

Comment on this story Comment Gift Article Sunday’s victory by Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva in Brazil’s presidential election represents the latest in a year of unexpected developments that are leading to better international prospects to combat climate change, reducing…

Climate change: possible macroeconomic implications – Bank of England

By Marilena Angeli, Cassandra Archer, Sandra Batten, Ambrogio Cesa-Bianchi, Lucio D’Aguanno, Alex Haberis, Theresa Löber, Sarah Maxwell, Rana Sajedi, Michelle van der Merwe, Boromeus Wanengkirtyo and Chris Young from the Bank’s Climate Hub, International Directorate, Monetary Analysis Directorate and Research…

‘This Is A F**king War’: Jamie Dimon Slams Biden For Begging Saudis For Oil

Three days after Jamie Dimon sparked a marketwide selloff that sent stocks to fresh 2022 lows after he predicted a US recession in “6 to 9” months citing drivers including rising interest rates, persistent inflation, and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine,…

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