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Building up the necessary clean energy systems needed to meet the Paris Agreement goals will cost up to $44 trillion globally by 2030. Where will all that money come from? If current trends are an indication, much of it will come from private equity firms. PE firms are on an energy shopping spree focused on solar, wind, and other low-carbon technologies — and, as we see below, also on a lot of fossil fuels.
Also today, ideas for what the White House should do with its new environmental justice office, and a plan to pump excess CO2 from the atmosphere into the oceans.
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