• Stranded assets warning for insurers

    03 March 2015

    Insurers need to keep a close eye on fossil fuel assets that might be affected by climate change legislation, Paul Fisher, deputy head of the UK's Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA), has warned.

  • High times for low-carbon indexes

    18 February 2015

    The oil rout and the intensifying stranded assets debate have boosted investor interest in low-carbon indexes. What are the differences between the growing number of products on offer, and how are they performing? Sophie Robinson-Tillett reports

  • World's biggest sovereign wealth fund discloses divestments

    12 February 2015

    The world's largest sovereign wealth fund, Norway's Government Pension Fund Global, has revealed more details about its divestments as part of a move to "think long-term and protect value for future generations".

  • BP follows Shell in supporting investor climate resolution

    06 February 2015

    Oil giant BP has joined Royal Dutch Shell in backing shareholders' demands for more emphasis on the move to a low-carbon economy.

  • Two Grosvenor funds ditch fossil fuels

    02 February 2015

    Two socially responsible investment (SRI) funds run by New Zealand state-owned Grosvenor Financial Services Group have divested from fossil fuels.

  • Shell bows to investor pressure over carbon disclosure

    29 January 2015

    Royal Dutch Shell has caved in to demands from shareholders that it increases reporting on its carbon management.

  • UCL report adds weight to stranded assets warnings

    08 January 2015

    The stranded assets debate has gained further momentum after academics at the University College London (UCL) found that half of gas reserves and more than 80% of coal reserves are "unburnable" if global warming is to be restricted to 2°C.

  • Have we turned a corner on climate change?

    31 December 2014

    Will 2014 be remembered as the year when the world turned a corner on climate change?

  • A look back at 2014: what were this year's key developments?

    30 December 2014

    It's been a momentous year in many of the markets that we cover. Graham Cooper and Sophie Robinson-Tillett reflect on some of the key developments

  • Infographic: Is coal a sinking ship?

    29 December 2014

    Recent research by the Carbon Tracker Initiative found that $112 billion of future capital expenditure (capex) in potential thermal coal production (excluding China) is at risk of becoming 'stranded'. This infographic shows how in three steps