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Hundreds seek safety from Texas floods, severe weather kills 16

AUSTIN, Texas - Hundreds of people fled areas near Texas rivers that overflowed their banks on Thursday as the state reeled from severe storms this week that killed at least 17 people, flooded cities and set a record for the wettest month. | Video

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SolarCity, BofA create tax equity fund for smaller investors

- Top U.S. solar installer SolarCity Corp on Thursday said it has partnered with Bank of America on a $200 million fund that will enable smaller investors such as regional banks to finance the company's residential solar systems.

28 May 2015

Green investment bonds growing but rules needed to boost appeal

BARCELONA - Engie, the utility formerly known as GDF Suez, this month launched the biggest green bond to date and found it was three times over-subscribed, in what analysts say is a mere baby step towards the maturing of green investment.

28 May 2015

Food supply fears whet appetite for Dutch farm technology

AMSTERDAM - From the rooftops of Amsterdam to the expanses of Kazakhstan, Dutch technology is helping food producers to meet the needs of both gourmets and growing populations facing uncertain supplies.

Water 28 May 2015

Financial markets ignore climate impacts at their peril: experts

BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Financial markets have yet to grasp the urgency of investing in measures to protect businesses and people from the worsening impacts of climate change, depriving those efforts of much-needed funds, climate finance experts said.

Water 28 May 2015