Limitless Thinking in Climate Talks


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The US plans to announce a global plan today to commercialize nuclear fusion as a substitute for fossil fuels, the New York Times reports.

John Kerry says that after a recent breakthrough in fusion research, "the nascent technology that offers unlimited energy can be 'an emerging climate solution,'" and it's time for the world to get behind it.

If other nations sign on, it would add to an agreement at the G20 meeting of major economies in September to triple their renewable energy capacity.

fusion, or the harnessing of energy from pushing atoms together, could be "a source of clean energy for humanity," says the lead fusion coordinator at the US Department of Energy. Read the Entire Article


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Foundation: New York Community Trust

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Bridging Finance and Social Good: The Rise of Impact Investing in Canada

One of the fastest-growing areas of investment is "social impact" funds, which invest in companies that have a positive social or environmental impact on the world. A new survey by the...more

Global Impact Investing Network On New Horizons For 2024

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Open Society Foundations' Soros Economic Development Fund
Foundation: Open Society Foundations, Sea Change Foundation

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Foundation: Kellogg Foundation

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Invest in Networks for Exponential Climate Wins

Philanthropy is all about making the world a better place, and one way to do that is to invest in networks, writes Ann Coulter in the Washington Post. "Instead of billions of data points, we are...more

Impact Investing'S Leap Forward: Balancing Financial Returns with Societal Gains

There's a new way of looking at the world, and it doesn't involve looking at your wallet. Instead, there's impact investing, which aims to make money that has a "profound impact on society,"...more

Rest Backs Energy Transition in Latest Impact Investment

An Australian retirement savings fund has become the first in the world to invest in companies that have a "positive environmental impact"and it's doing so in a big way. Per the Guardian, the...more





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