U.S. Treasury’s Yellen tells development banks to mobilize private capital for climate fight

U.S. Treasury’s Yellen tells development banks to mobilize private capital for climate fight
U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen answers questions during the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee hearing to examine the FY22 budget request for the Treasury Department on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, U.S., June 23, 2021. Greg Nash/Pool via REUTERS/File PhotoWASHINGTON, July 22 (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen told the heads of the World Bank and… Read More

U.S. Treasury’s Yellen to push development banks to step up climate financing effort

U.S. Treasury’s Yellen to push development banks to step up climate financing effort
Smoke billows from the chimneys of the Belchatow coal-fired power station in this May 7, 2009, photo. REUTERS/Peter Andrews/File PhotoVENICE, July 11 (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said on Sunday she will push the major multilateral development banks to "increase their climate ambition" and accelerate timelines to support the Paris Agreement on carbon… Read More

U.S. Treasury’s Yellen to push development banks to step up climate financing effort

U.S. Treasury’s Yellen to push development banks to step up climate financing effort
VENICE (Reuters) -U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said on Sunday she will push the major multilateral development banks to “increase their climate ambition” and accelerate timelines to support the Paris Agreement on carbon emissions reductions.FILE PHOTO: Smoke billows from the chimneys of the Belchatow coal-fired power station in this May 7, 2009, photo. REUTERS/Peter Andrews/File… Read More

Yellen says U.S. economy has made remarkable progress but more help needed

Yellen says U.S. economy has made remarkable progress but more help needed
U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen speaks as she joins White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki for the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S. May 7, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan ErnstWASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Friday heralded the progress the economy has achieved to escape the grip of the coronavirus pandemic… Read More