Obama announces plan for $1bn climate resilience fund

James Murray
clock

Fiscal 2015 budget to include new climate resilience funding, as California provided with fresh funds to tackle crippling drought

As David Cameron faces mounting calls for an increase in the UK government's funding for climate resilience efforts, US President Barack Obama is moving forward with plans to dramatically increase spending...

To continue reading this article...

Join BusinessGreen

  • Enjoy exclusive news, insights and analysis from Europe’s leading source of information on the green economy and business.
  • Make smart, responsible business decisions with an eye on the latest regulatory and tech developments
  • Stay in the know with our overnight briefing, expertly curated help you run a competitive and sustainable business
  • Tap into our extensive archive of exclusive articles, news, analysis and guides
  • Choose from 3 paid membership levels or start a 7-day no strings trial

Join nowTry 7 day trial

 

Already a BusinessGreen member?

Login

More on Risk

Leicester Cathedral is among the religious institutions to sign up to the divestment movement | Credit: iStock

'Choose life, divest': 19 UK-based faith groups join fossil fuel divestment movement

Global fossil fuel divestment movement signs up 35 new religious groups, the majority of which are based in the UK

Cecilia Keating
clock 05 July 2022 • 4 min read
'Five times the size of London each year': BNP Paribas tots up the biodiversity footprint of its investments

'Five times the size of London each year': BNP Paribas tots up the biodiversity footprint of its investments

Banking giant takes a stab at caclulating biodiversity impacts of its financing activities for first time, as it looks to meet requirements of new French nature reporting law

Cecilia Keating
clock 05 July 2022 • 3 min read
Growing numbers of pension providers are setting net zero goals | Credit: Scottish Widows

Scottish Widows calls on asset managers to sign Stewardship Code and bolster green investment

Pensions giant calls on those managing its £190bn of savings to sign up to FRC responsible investing code by 2024

Michael Holder
clock 04 July 2022 • 2 min read