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CFBoA February 2015 newsletter

Show the love for the planet and dump dirty fossil fuels

Time to dump dirty energy

IPCC could conduct annual climate review, says Pachauri

NEWS: Departing UN climate science chief says organisation should increase tempo of reports and boost scrutiny on countries

UN scheme blamed for Brazil steel industry emissions spike

NEWS: UN's Clean Development Mechanism caused emissions to double by forcing steel industry to use native forests for fuel

Is it ethical to invest in fossil fuels?

JRI has long been interested in climate change.

Zurich Insurance leads investor call for green bonds standards

NEWS: Pension funds, insurers and asset managers are keen to fund climate-friendly projects, but urge stricter rules to prevent greenwashing

China in Latin America: Growing links that could impact climate talks

ANALYSIS: A billion dollar trade deal will open up investments between Beijing and South America, but will it herald low carbon growth?

SolarAid project benefits 9 million in Africa, 1.5 million lights sold

NEWS: Some 1.5 million solar lamps have been sold across East Africa in a charity initiative to replace smoky, expensive, polluting kerosene

China climate policy hits oil demand growth forecast

NEWS: The International Energy Agency predicts a slowdown in oil consumption as emerging economies start to green their growth

Ballooning UN climate text risks becoming “unmanageable”

NEWS: Deluge of proposals from nearly 200 countries could make reaching agreement in Paris hard work, say delegates in Geneva

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