Calculating the costs of climate change in the waste, energy sectors
Tracking ESG climate targets among US waste and recycling companies
By Cole Rosengren and Leslie Nemo • November 18, 2020
Major industry companies are increasingly disclosing their greenhouse gas emissions, and plans to mitigate their effects on the climate, in detailed sustainability reports. Stay up to date with our ongoing tracker.
US waste and recycling sector faces mounting risks and opportunities from climate change
By Cole Rosengren • November 18, 2020
As the industry increasingly recognizes its contribution to climate change, and sees business opportunities in potentially mitigating those effects, the sector could be at a notable inflection point.
Climate risks are accelerating. Here’s what Duke, PG&E and 16 other utilities expect to pay.
By Utility Dive Team • November 18, 2020
Utility Dive took a closer look at how climate risks are threatening utilities — and how much it’s going to cost to mitigate them.
Wildfires pushed PG&E into bankruptcy. Should other utilities be worried?
By Kavya Balaraman • November 19, 2020
Catastrophic wildfires, which can lead to billions of dollars in damages, present a unique financial risk that the utility sector will want to get ahead of, experts say.
Why capital markets are continuing to finance utilities facing rising flood and other climate change impacts
By Iulia Gheorghiu • November 20, 2020
In a sample of 18 utility disclosures on climate risks analyzed by Utility Dive, 13 stated flooding and heavy storms were a short-to-mid term threat.
Ballot billions: Behind the efforts to fund and finance climate action
By Kristin Musulin, Chris Teale and Cailin Crowe • October 27, 2020
In a year that virtually depleted municipal budgets, ballot-derived tax and funding measures can be crucial to support climate action. Outside of these measures, how else can cities secure cash?