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We spoke about the need for better transparency in climate reporting, the uncertain future of ESG scores, and the ability for individuals to drive change through their investment decisions.

Curious about what happened in climate news last week? Read about Princeton’s divestment from fossil fuels, an ad created by Adam McKay calling out gas industry greenwashing, and more.

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Yoga teachers are calling out lululemon, and H&M is removing sustainability labels.

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If you are with one of the major banks, your money is likely funding fossil fuels. Learn more and make a switch!


Carbon dioxide removal (CDR) and carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) are not the same thing. Both will be critical in achieving net zero emissions by 2050.

Sustainable investing toolkit for helping with climate finance and impact investing

We teamed up with our friends at other climate-focused startups to share easy ways you can align your money with your values.

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As a follow-up to our coverage of The Carbon Bankroll Report, we spoke with the founder of TOPO to learn more about the implications of corporate financial footprints on emissions.

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Learn what the recent Supreme Court ruling means for the clean energy transition and emissions, and how you can make your voice heard.

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The Carbon Bankroll Report quantifies the emissions associated with the cash and investments of some of the world’s largest corporations. Learn what this means for the average investor and banking at large.

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Learn how proposed requirements may make it easier to find climate-friendly investments.

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Fossil fuel giants are positioning themselves as ‘green’ companies to sweep their sustainability shortcomings under the rug.

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Net zero and carbon neutral are not the same! Learn more about the differences between these two approaches to carbon emissions and climate action.

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Highlights from the UN IPCC Report on Climate Change Mitigation show that more aggressive climate policy is needed to keep global warming under 2°C.

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Learn more about the difference between Scope 1, Scope 2, and Scope 3 emissions, and why they’re so important for understanding climate risk of investments.

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The United Nations IPCC published its Sixth Assessment Report analyzing implications of the climate crisis. Billions at risk of natural disasters, food insecurity, and disease.

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Large US banks are investing in fossil fuel projects. Find out if your bank is one of them and what you can do about it.

Michele Li

Learn how Michelle is improving climate literacy education in a hip and fun way with Clever Carbon!

Eliza Nemser

Learn how Climate Changemakers is leveraging a network of passionate volunteers to encourage government action on the climate crisis.

Kamal Kapadia

Learn how has created the global platform for climate change, with a network of caring community insiders and jobs with top climate employers across the world.

Cathryn Peirce

Learn how Cathryn is leading Carbon Zero to make measuring, offsetting, and reducing carbon footprints as simple as swiping a credit card.

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Seen as a step in the right direction, the proposal lays out plans for disclosures related to climate-related risk and greenhouse gas emissions.

Eliza Arnold interview

Learn more about how Eliza is creating the first personalized 401k that works for you and your values.

Parinda Darden, wildgrid

Learn how Parinda is creating a solar marketplace to help homeowners and renters switch to renewable energy.

Alba Forns Interview

Learn how Alba is creating the people’s financial network for climate action.


Planting trees is more complex than it's made out to be. Learn how tree planting may help and what to look for to decide if businesses are greenwashing.

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The latest EIA report forecasts strong long-term growth in renewables, but the US will play an increasingly large role in the fossil fuel economy.

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This environmental nonprofit is leading the charge on evidence-based climate solutions. Learn more about how Project Drawdown's research supports global climate efforts.

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A growing share of climate tech investment has been funded through SPAC mergers and acquisitions. Learn how to research opportunities and scrutinize the risks of climate SPACs before adding them to your portfolio.

Greenwashing in finance

Learn more about the deceptive marketing tactic that's being used to mislead environmentally conscious investors, plus five tips to avoid it!

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Low carbon cities will be better positioned to face the shifting patterns brought by climate change. Investments in green infrastructure and urban renewable energy projects will be critical to building these climate-resilient cities.

Glasgow Climate Summit

World leaders came together to commit to progress against climate change. We cover what went well, what could have gone better, and how this affects you.

Enjoying retirement free of climate risk

Learn how Biden’s proposed changes to 401(k) and 403(b) plan requirements will allow you to use your retirement savings for positive environmental and social impact.

ESG investing vs. Impact investing

Learn more about how your investments can drive positive social and environmental change.

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Funding, fellowships, and more! Find out what the team was up to over the summer.

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These four Instagram accounts are run by leaders in impact investing. Learn how you can use your money for good while earning fair returns.

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Want to get involved in the climate movement? Learn from four climate organizations and get inspired to tackle climate change in your own way.

Bitcoin is not environmentally friendly

Bitcoin and cryptocurrency have been all the craze lately, but it’s important to know about the environmental implications before you dive in.

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Aligning the costs of climate impact with those responsible for carbon emissions can spur investment in low carbon solutions. How is a carbon price established and why is it important for climate conscious consumers and investors?

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The oil and gas industry is facing increasing pressure to reduce emissions. Learn more about established emissions reduction targets, what these commitments encompass, and as importantly, what they do not.

Carbon offsets

Compensate for your carbon footprint by purchasing carbon offsets and directly supporting renewable energy production. Read on to find the carbon offset services we're liking right now.

The 1 MW solar array at the National Wind Technology Center. It was installed in February of 2010. (Photo by Dennis Schroeder / NREL)

What is a megawatt and why is it used to describe the size of a renewable energy technology installation? We dive into what a megawatt looks like for solar energy and wind power.

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The United States has committed to achieving net-zero emissions by 2050. What does a low carbon economy look like and how will the energy transition be financed? Researchers at Princeton University take a detailed look at potential transition pathways and the capital required to decarbonize.

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Your choice of bank account or investment can help the environment. Learn how you can start using your financial decisions to support a clean energy transition today.

Corporate America reporting greenhouse gas emissions

More consumers are trying to affect real world change with dollars. We spoke to the authors of a new report from Yale School of Management that gives us tools to invest in companies that value the environment.

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Green bond issuances are expected to grow rapidly as more capital is mobilized to fund projects that reduce global carbon emissions, address climate change, and protect the environment. How can you add these green investments to your portfolio?

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The climate emergency has arrived and people are demanding action, according to the world's largest public opinion survey of belief in climate change.

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Clean energy investment and updated US targets on climate change are expected in 2021. The Green Future Index looks at where the US stands in its effort to achieve net zero carbon emissions.

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The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released a flurry of announcements related to climate and ESG issues in recent weeks. Let’s take a few minutes to review what was actually announced and what it means.

ESG investing

Investors are using environmental, social, and governance information to choose their investments. Find out how you can do the same.

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Climate Fintech is a rapidly growing field, built on innovative financial technologies that focus on climate impact.

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Find out what Green Banks are, why they are important to the growth of renewable energy, and how you might be able to take advantage of their low-cost financing options.

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Big banks have been slow to respond to consumer pressure to green their investments. What can you do right now to fully align your wallet with your environmental and social values?

Today’s investors are reviewing their portfolios and assessing what aspects of an asset may make it a good bet. Non-financial factors like sustainability and renewable energy commitments are being given more weight.

No options with a focus on renewable energy really exist. Learn about our ideas for credit cards that reward clean energy.

Crude oil tanks in Texas. The OCC under the Trump Administration is looking to force banks to have fossil fuel clientele.

As banks divest from fossil fuels and choose renewables, the government is stepping in. Learn about what they are trying to do and how it can be stopped.

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Renewable energy assets can be an important part of your portfolio. This is a quick introduction to the different technologies that make up this sector. Methodology

Take a few minutes to learn how financial products are evaluated and compared.

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Renewable energy can reduce volatility and improve returns.

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