Innovative small businesses need a bigger role at COPs
The COP process needs to listen to the voices of innovative small businesses if net zero is to be delivered, Jan Lozek writes
Further clarity on Article 6 methodology on its way, says IETA initiative
Further clarity is expected soon on which methodologies will be used to define eligibility for the UN's carbon credit market, as well as how existing voluntary guidance could be 'absorbed' by the new market, the Climate Action Data Trust (CAD Trust) has said.
'Landmark' Global Biodiversity Framework fund launched - but with $40m shortfall
A 'landmark' Global Biodiversity Framework fund was finally given the go ahead, but after just two governments made funding commitments, a further $40 million needs to be found by the end of the year.
Can COP28 turn the tide?
With 100 days until COP28 in Dubai, can the summit reassure investors that the slide into climate catastrophe can be stopped, asks Peter Cripps
COP28 needs to deliver clarity on Article 6
With 100 days to go until COP28, the conference needs to nail down the technicalities of Article 6, if the carbon markets are to be used to help meet national emissions reduction targets, writes Genevieve Redgrave
Fitch: Amazon summit sets stage for 'confrontational COP28'
Sustainable Fitch said the stage was set for a "more confrontational COP28," after "strong demands" were made at a regional summit on the sustainable development of the Amazon around developed country financing support and rising concern around regulation.
COP28 puts nature at 'heart' of climate action
Fitch praises UAE green bond fee exemption
The exemption for United Arab Emirates (UAE) issuers of some sustainable bonds from registration fees will support progress on sustainability in the region, ahead of the country's COP28 presidency, a Sustainable Fitch executive has said.
Storebrand: Investors should apply biodiversity exclusions 'much more'
Investors should be adopting the "precautionary principle" around investment exclusions on biodiversity grounds "much more", Storebrand told an Environmental Finance event
COP27 sees progress on bilateral partnerships
The climate conference saw multilateral talks stagnate but bilateral partnerships show the way forward, argue Lina Apsheva and Gregor Vulturius