Archive

  • Investors focus on deforestation disclosure

    18 June 2009

    Investors are to call on companies to examine and disclose their role in tropical deforestation, via the Forest Footprint Disclosure Project (FFDP).

  • US government steps back up for carbon capture

    18 June 2009

    The US government has resurrected the FutureGen Project – a major carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) pilot – although its future remains far from certain.

  • Biofuel funding flow switches to new technologies

    17 June 2009

    Biofuel funding flow switches to new technologies

  • Biofuels could cut jet emissions by 65%, says Air New Zealand

    03 June 2009

    The replacement by biofuels of half of the jet fuels now being burned could cut airlines' greenhouse gas emissions by 60–65%, claimed Air New Zealand.

  • Rockley launches $100m China fund

    01 June 2009

    UK-based technology funding firm Rockley Group has announced a $100 million fund that will invest in Chinese firms engaged in sustainable development activities.

  • PRI urges investors to step up on climate

    01 June 2009

    Investors must not wait for policy-makers to encourage them to act on the threat of climate change, according to a report by an investor coalition.

  • Osmosis plans €200m PE fund

    01 June 2009

    Osmosis Capital is understood to be aiming to raise €200 million ($279 million) into a low-carbon technology private equity fund of funds.

  • Clean-Tech VC Plummets - Ernst & Young

    01 June 2009

    US venture capital (VC) investment in clean technology firms dropped 63% in the first quarter of 2009 compared to the same period last year, according to Ernst & Young.

  • Competitive markets

    01 June 2009

    Despite the credit crunch, activity on carbon exchanges is heating up – as is competition between them. Christopher Cundy reports

  • Chicago and New York go head to head

    01 June 2009

    The Chicago Climate Futures Exchange (CCFE) is emerging as the trading platform of choice for the US carbon market as the federal government presses forward with the potential adoption of a federal cap-and-trade system. The Green Exchange, led by the New York Mercantile Exchange (Nymex) and brokerage Evolution