For years, grid parity – the time when solar and wind would be cost-competitive with fossil fuels and nuclear – was the holy grail of renewables energy, a target to reach in a distant future. But the future is now.
Here are the news that caught my interest as the annual climate change conference, COP23, is currently taking place in Bonn, Germany.
Many of us these days are horrified at the situation Puerto Rico is currently witnessing. An island with a population of 3.5 million people, it currently has very little electricity or water access.
For my first article since hurricanes Harvey and Katrina, I could have written another article on how not solving climate change would cost us trillions of dollars. Instead, here is an article that shows that despite what deniers and others naysayers are telling us, doing so could actually be pretty cheap.
While it is undeniable that we are ramping up our actions against climate change, it is hard to deny that global warming is getting scarier every week. Here is a quick selection of horror stories I have collected this summer.
I saw last week An Inconvenient Sequel by Al Gore, the sequel of 2006 hit documentary, An Inconvenient Truth. I have mix feelings about it.
What do you get when you bring together a major sustainability specialist and a financier / businessman turned politician ? A book on climate change solutions, of course!
As more and more institutions and people are divesting from fossil fuels globally, climate responsible finance is booming. Part of this revolution is the meteoritic growth of green bonds, which were started in 2007 by the World Bank and the European Investment Bank.
When one thinks of the Middle East nowadays, oil comes to mind. But with solar photovoltaic booming right now all around the region and beyond, this might not be the case in twenty or thirty years.