• Quotes of the quarter

    23 December 2014

    As the calendar year wraps up, Environmental Finance takes a look back at some of the quotes that defined the last quarter.

  • What does 'the Lima call to climate action' mean for investors?

    16 December 2014

    The UN climate negotiations in Lima ended with a 'call to climate action' but, for many, the meagre progress was disappointing, reports Katie Kouchakji

  • Investors welcome tighter GHG targets from US and China

    12 November 2014

    Investors have welcomed new targets on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions announced by China and the US in which China has, for the first time, committed to reduce its absolute level of emissions.

  • UK's Green Investment Bank urged to 'go global', and issue green bonds

    29 October 2014

    The UK's Green Investment Bank (GIB) should extend its reach internationally, according to leading financiers.

  • EU ETS 'boosted' by 2030 clarity

    24 October 2014

    The EU's 2030 framework gave a much-needed boost to the prospects of its beleaguered carbon market.

  • Were the pledges at the UN Climate Summit bold enough?

    24 September 2014

    The flurry of pledges and initiatives launched at the UN Climate Summit has sparked claims that the event represents "a shift of consciousness moment".

  • The paradox of yield

    18 September 2014

    Ian Temperton suggests the renewable energy industry may come to regret the current quest for yield.

  • Impax buys property fund from Climate Change Capital

    11 July 2014

    Impax Asset Management has acquired the Climate Change Property Fund and its management team for an undisclosed price, with a view to setting up a new investment vehicle.

  • CCC 'scales back' voluntary carbon activities, MacGiffin leaves

    10 June 2014

    Climate Change Capital is to "scale back" its voluntary carbon trading and carbon and energy measurement services business run by Grattan MacGiffin, Environmental Finance has learned.

  • Investors welcome EPA plans to cut power plant emissions by 30%

    03 June 2014

    The US Environmental Protection Agency has proposed regulations cutting emissions from power plants by an average of 30%, in a move some commentators hope has the potential to break the deadlock in international climate change negotiations.