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  • Global offshore wind market set for 32% annual growth, driven by UK

    15 August 2013

    Offshore wind power capacity will grow significantly over the next seven years, driven by installations in the UK, according to a report.

  • Building bridges

    15 August 2013

    Linking the raft of emissions trading systems springing up across the globe is an important step towards forging a worldwide carbon market. But if not implemented correctly, the process could undermine emission reduction efforts, warn Claudia Gibis and Alexandra Zirkel.

  • Danish pension fund invests in 'one of the last' UK power-only biomass projects

    14 August 2013

    A Danish joint venture has acquired a UK-based biomass plant from its developer, which warned the project could be one of the last power-only biomass stations to be built in the country because of a recent policy change.

  • Agriculture assets at 'significant risk' of becoming devalued – report

    09 August 2013

    Climate change could cause assets in the agriculture sector to become 'stranded', a report has claimed, warning that an extreme loss of natural capital could result in $11.2 trillion being wiped off the value of agriculture assets in one year.

  • Chinese solar imports won't face preliminary anti-subsidy duties – EU

    08 August 2013

    Chinese solar products sold to the EU will not be subject to provisional anti-subsidy duties, signalling that a "friendly final agreement" which will benefit investors is in sight.

  • Could a central bank rescue the EU ETS?

    07 August 2013

    With the EU ETS on its knees amid an oversupply of allowances, it is time to set up a 'Central Carbon Bank' to oversee the market, argues Julian Richardson.

  • White certificates under the microscope

    06 August 2013

    As France considers overhauling its energy efficiency obligations framework, just how good are white certificate schemes at sparking energy efficiency investments, ask Jacquelin Ligot and Priyankar Agarwal.

  • Middle Eastern promise

    01 August 2013

    The Middle East is poised to become a hotspot of renewables activity over the next few decades. Graham Cooper outlines which countries and sectors hold the most promise for investors.

  • Thirteen years on

    30 July 2013

    Environmental Finance magazine was launched in September 1999. As he steps down 13 years later, founding editor Mark Nicholls reflects on the journey

  • EU-China solar trade deal 'relief' for investors

    30 July 2013

    A compromise suggested by the EU and China in their long-running solar trade dispute has been hailed as a relief for investors, but could deal a further blow to Europe's solar manufacturers and installers.