Greenhouse gas emissions remained flat globally for the second year in a row in 2015, according to the International Energy Agency. Emissions are decoupling from economic growth. They remained flat during a period when the global economy grew 3%. Renewables accounted for around 90% of new electricity generation worldwide in 2015.
The United States saw its greenhouse gas emissions drop by 2% in 2015.
How will latest changes to Volcker Rule affect non-US banks?
Kathleen A. Scott discusses the final Volcker Rule, focusing on some of the issues raised by non-US banks in their comments.