UK Proposes Expansion of Emissions Trading Scheme to Include Waste Sectors and Greenhouse Gas Removal

The UK Emissions Trading Scheme Authority has published a package of consultations on expanding the UK Emissions Trading Scheme, to further limit carbon emissions. Further detail on plans to expand the UK Emissions Trading Scheme to the energy from waste and waste incineration sectors expanding the scheme will ensure that a greater proportion of emissions […]

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Qatar’s $2.5 Billion Green Bond Issuance Marks Historic Debut

Key Impact Points: Qatar raises $2.5 billion with its debut green bond issuance. Bonds divided into two tranches: $1 billion for 5 years and $1.5 billion for 10 years. Finance Minister Ali Al-Kuwari emphasizes the issuance as a strong statement on climate change. Qatar has successfully raised $2.5 billion through its first-ever green bond issuance, […]

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Five alumni elected to the Board of Overseers

Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff Photographer Campus & Community Five alumni elected to the Board of Overseers Six others join Alumni Association board May 21, 2024 4 min read Five alumni have been newly elected as members of the Board of Overseers and six as directors of the Harvard Alumni Association (HAA). The new Overseers will assume […]

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Biden Spikes U.S. tariffs on an array of Chinese imports, Including EV batteries

Key Impact Points: Tariffs on Chinese imports, including EV batteries, computer chips, and medical products, have been significantly increased by the Biden administration. The new measures affect $18 billion worth of goods and include a quadrupling of EV duties to over 100%. China’s response includes vows of retaliation, signaling increased trade tensions. In a bold […]

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Finding new ways to learn

Jon Chase/Harvard Staff Photographer Campus & Community Finding new ways to learn Series of life-threatening medical problems changed Saif Kamal — but not his desire to pursue opportunity, help others do so too Anna Lamb Harvard Staff Writer May 14, 2024 8 min read Part of the Commencement 2024 series A collection of stories covering […]

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‘Harvard Thinking’: Forgiving what you can’t forget

Illustration by Hendrik Dahl/Ikon Images Health ‘Harvard Thinking’: Forgiving what you can’t forget Wronged and can’t move on? In podcast, a theologian, a psychologist, and a public health expert discuss why and how to heal. Samantha Laine Perfas Harvard Staff Writer April 24, 2024 long read What is forgiveness? In order to answer that question, […]

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Orchard Street Strengthens Sustainability Efforts with Kathryn Barber as Head of Responsibility & ESG

Orchard Street Investment Management (‘Orchard Street’), the specialist commercial property investment manager, announces the appointment of Kathryn Barber as Head of Responsibility and ESG. Kathryn will be integral to building on Orchard Street’s strong credentials as a responsible investor and will support the business in delivering measurable social and environmental impact on behalf of its […]

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California Eyes $6.1 Billion Grid Boost to Unlock Offshore Wind, Clean Energy Goals

California is accelerating its transition to clean energy with a revamped 2023-2024 transmission plan proposed by the California Independent System Operator (ISO). The $6.1 billion plan prioritizes grid reliability and clean energy integration, with a significant focus on incorporating offshore wind power. Building a Pathway for Offshore Wind: A cornerstone of the plan is integrating […]

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U.S. Sees Record $239 Billion Investment in Clean Technologies in 2023, Reveals Rhodium Group & MIT Clean Investment Monitor

$239 billion invested in clean energy, vehicle, building electrification, and carbon management tech in 2023, marking a 38% increase from 2022. Clean energy and transportation investment reached a new high in Q4 of 2023, at $67 billion. Manufacturing sector witnesses a significant surge with $156 billion in new investments, particularly in electric vehicle supply chain […]

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CMA Secures Green Claims Clarity from ASOS, Boohoo, and George at Asda

Following CMA action, millions of consumers can now expect to see accurate and clear green claims when shopping for fashion items with ASOS, Boohoo and George at Asda. ASOS, Boohoo and George at Asda have signed formal agreements to use only accurate and clear green claims CMA has issued an open letter to the sector advising […]

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