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Climate Finance Update

Climate Finance Update

An agreement has been signed. Climate change is happening. Now how are we going to pay for all the exciting mitigation and adaptation efforts? Here is a summary of some of the latest financial commitments made during the conference, according to UK international development think tank, The Overseas Development Institute (ODI). The chart above shows a breakdown of the source of new commitments into three categories: private sector (banks and other corporations), energy innovation partnerships, and climate funds created by…

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Attention On Climate Issues On Campus This December

Attention On Climate Issues On Campus This December

While, climate change may not have been on the forefront of student’s minds this finals season BananaFest and an unsuspecting Business Law assignment brought climate issues to campus. Conversations about the COP 21 in Paris this December were fairly limited on campus, aside from responses to social media posts by the student delegation to the conference. However, on Friday, December 11th at the Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity house, sophomore Aidan Williams hosted BananaFest an event in honor of the delicious…

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