AIGCC calls on governments to clarify adaptation financing
The AIGCC has called on governments to provide further clarity on how their National Adaptation Plans will be financed.
Versicherungskammer joins NZAOA
Leadership does not equal GFANZ
There has been little evidence of leadership or reduction of fossil fuel financing in the giant coalition of investors and banks, argues Michael Northrop
Net zero and COP27: are we doing enough?
National plans to get to net zero require greater clarity to ensure energy security and a responsible transition to net zero, writes Tom Williams
New insured emissions protocols are a fig leaf for continued fossil fuel expansion
The emissions protocols will allow insurance companies to do business as usual in underwriting the fossil fuel expansion, argues Peter Bosshard
GFANZ Asia group to launch coal 'phase out' guidance
COP27: 'No better impact investment than coal power phase-out'
COP27 saw discussion about the climate impact potential of managed coal power phase-out schemes, but can these innovative deals be pulled off? Ahren Lester reports
NZIA's underwriting emissions protocols open door to greenwashing
The Net-Zero Insurance Alliance's (NZIA) protocols for decarbonising underwriting portfolios must include Scope 3 emissions targets, otherwise it could "open the door to greenwashing", said leading climate campaigner Peter Bosshard.
COP27: UK's guidance on gold standard transition plans 'to have global significance'
Proposed guidance for producing 'gold standard' transition plans has been described by EY as "an extremely important step in the right direction towards driving the UK towards a net zero future".