low-carbon economy

Africa and Denmark Join Forces to Promote Investment in Sustainable Energy

African greentech projects get a sustainable finance boost from the Scandinavian kingdom

Denmark has a long history with Africa. From the 17th to 19th centuries, the relationship was primarily that of colonizer and colonized, as the small European nation established several trading posts and forts along west Africa's Gold Coast.

Stairway to Sustainability: Defining the New Economy in the Age of Austerity

A recent conference organized by the New Economics Institute asked two questions: What does a sustainable economy look like? How do we get there? Answering them is a matter of some urgency—and opportunity

Great Danes: Denmark Makes Huge Leap Toward Fossil Fuel-Free Future

Last week, Denmark rolled out the world's most ambitious green energy policy. Held og lykke!

Donald Trump to Scotland's Wind Power: You're Fired!

The seaside view from Trump's golf course in Scotland may soon include an offshore wind farm. The Donald is not pleased

Earth, Inc.: Will Corporate Monopolies Dominate the Green Economy?

Rio+20 may launch the "biggest Earth grab in 500 years," argues new report

Less Carbon, More Savings: The Relationship Between Renewable Energy and Your Electric Bill

"The next time someone tells you that they would support renewable energy if the costs weren't so high, share these findings with them and see if their perspective changes." -- Brennan Louw, ClearSky Advisors

Rise of the Green Dragon: China Tops 2012 Foreign Direct Investment Confidence Index

"It's little surprise that emerging markets fare well in the rankings, considering the economic turbulence in the developed world." -- A.T. Kearney 2012 FDI Confidence Index

Partners in Clime: Public Sector Support for Private Equity and Venture Capital Climate Solutions in Emerging Markets

"Leaders of emerging economies must ensure that they are able to attract high-quality, sustainable investment." -- Tony Blair, November 28, 2011

An Affair with the Wind of the Highlands: Scotland's Transition to a Low Carbon Economy

"Across Scotland we have the opportunity to deliver 130,000 jobs in the low carbon economy by 2020." -- Alex Salmond, First Minister of Scotland

The Global 500 Tackles Climate Change: Low Carbon Growth Central to World’s Largest Companies

"Managing carbon emission and protecting the business from climate change impacts is fundamental to achieving sustainable and strong shareholder returns." -- Paul Simpson, CEO, Carbon Disclosure Project

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