Digging into the Philippines Collections at the Peabody Museum

Arts & Culture Digging into the Philippines Collections at the Peabody Museum Peabody Museum Associate Archivist Marie Wasnock and former Philippines Vice President Leni Robredo at the Peabody Museum. Photo by Jeromel Dela Rosa Lara ’23. Faith Sutter Harvard Museums of Science & Culture Communications May 29, 2024 7 min read Filipino American archivist offers […]

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Climeworks Begins Operations at World’s Largest Direct Air Capture Plant in Iceland

Key take-aways Climeworks starts operations of its to-date largest direct air capture and storage (DAC+S) plant, Mammoth, in Iceland. It is the second commercial DAC+S facility of Climeworks and is about ten times bigger than its predecessor plant, Orca. The plant is designed for a nameplate capture capacity of up to 36,000 tons of CO₂ […]

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American Express Champions Climate Solutions Throughout Earth Month 2024

American Express reflected on its year-round commitment to sustainability as Earth Month 2024 drew to a close. The company highlighted its efforts to support communities, empower small businesses, and encourage environmentally conscious practices. “American Express is hard at work to advance climate solutions – both in our own operations and for customers and communities – […]

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Did student or ChatGPT write that paper? Does it matter?

“Telling people not to use ChatGPT is not preparing people for the world of the future,” said Sam Altman, CEO of OpenAI. Niles Singer/Harvard Staff Photographer Campus & Community Did student or ChatGPT write that paper? Does it matter? Sam Altman, CEO of firm that developed app, says ethics do matter, but they need to […]

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New CREA Report Reveals China Misses Air Quality Goals as Their Economy Takes Priority

Half of targeted cities missed the PM2.5 targets in 2023 Q4, while 41% of cities missed those in 2024 Q1. Except for Luliang in Shanxi province, all other cities that had year-on-year increases in these time periods are located within the Beijing region.  Overall PM2.5 decreased by 1.6% year-on-year nationally in the autumn and winter […]

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TenneT Raises €1.1 Billion Through Green Hybrid Bond Issuance for Renewable Energy Projects

TenneT Holding B.V. successfully priced a dual Tranche Green Hybrid Bond of EUR 550 million with a coupon of 4.625% and a non-call period of 5.25 years and EUR 550 million with a coupon of 4.875% and a non-call period of 8 years, respectively. Investors show interest with the issue being more than six times […]

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AT&T Partners with 1PointFive for Carbon Removal and Climate Action

1PointFive, a carbon capture, utilization and sequestration (CCUS) company, announced that AT&T has agreed to purchase carbon dioxide removal (CDR) credits from STRATOS, 1PointFive’s first large-scale Direct Air Capture (DAC) facility that is currently under construction in Texas. The purchase, announced, is a part of AT&T’s commitment to reduce carbon emissions and become carbon neutral […]

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SEC Sets New Standard with Climate-Related Disclosure Rules for Public Companies

The Securities and Exchange Commission adopted rules to enhance and standardize climate-related disclosures by public companies and in public offerings. The final rules reflect the Commission’s efforts to respond to investors’ demand for more consistent, comparable, and reliable information about the financial effects of climate-related risks on a registrant’s operations and how it manages those […]

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ISS ESG Reveals Insights from Inaugural Corporate ESG Rating Survey

ISS ESG, the sustainable investment arm of ISS STOXX, released a report summarizing the results of its inaugural ESG Corporate Rating Survey, which was undertaken between September 25 and October 20, 2023, as a structured, formal exercise to obtain robust feedback from institutional investors and a wide range of market participants globally. In total, ISS ESG […]

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Singapore to Introduce Mandatory Climate Reporting Beginning 2025

Climate reporting to help companies ride the green transition All listed issuers to report from FY2025 and large non-listed companies from FY2027 The Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) and Singapore Exchange Regulation (SGX RegCo) have provided details of mandatory climate reporting for listed issuers and large non-listed companies. 2. As announced by Second Minister […]

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