• Blockchain-backed carbon credit launched to 'resolve' double-counting headache

    28 September 2021

    Cyberdyne Tech Exchange (CTX) has launched an asset-backed blockchain carbon offset credit which it claims "resolves" the challenge of avoiding 'double-counting' of credits, with a Hong Kong private equity firm buying the first tranche of credits.

  • COP26: Self-interest to help settle critical climate ambition and 'who pays' questions

    27 September 2021

    A rising global realisation that it is in the self-interest of each country to deliver climate action could help settle the thorny questions at the UN COP26 climate summit in November of ambitious targets and who funds transition investment in developing nations.

  • Investors must prepare for 'inevitable' carbon pricing, says Barclays

    24 September 2021

    Barclays expects major governments to implement various carbon pricing mechanisms over the medium-to-long term..

  • A view to COP26: Targets and timeframes

    21 September 2021

    More investors must set net-zero targets ahead of the climate summit, says Jack Balsdon

  • UN report shows NDCs on track for 2.7°C temperature increase

    20 September 2021

    The UNFCCC has published a report on countries' latest climate action plans that has found that despite "some progress", they may lead to a temperature rise of about 2.7°C by the end of the century.

  • Investors worth $46trn call for stronger policies ahead of COP26

    14 September 2021

    587 investors with $46 trillion in assets under management are urging governments to implement five policy actions...

  • Asset owners commit to net zero

    14 September 2021

    The owners of trillions of assets have made net-zero commitments - but what do they actually mean, asks Thomas Cox

  • Can COP26 keep 1.5°C in sight?

    07 September 2021

    All eyes will be on Glasgow in November to see whether hopes of limiting warming to 1.5°C can be kept alive. Peter Cripps reports

  • COP26 must deliver incentives to stop deforestation, says NGO

    25 August 2021

    An NGO that helped create the UN-mandated REDD+ programme has outlined its hopes for COP26, including that the summit will lead to more financial commitments...

  • PCAF to relaunch standard ahead of COP26

    23 August 2021

    The Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials (PCAF) is planning to relaunch its standard ahead of the COP26 climate summit in October.