• An update on the Green Climate Fund as it lauds record $3bn haul

    26 October 2021

    The GCF has its work cut out to significantly raise the level of private commitments to the fund - despite a record year for fundraising, writes Margaret-Ann Splawn

  • UK, EU urged to link carbon markets ahead of COP26

    15 April 2021

    The UK and EU have been urged to start the process of linking their respective carbon emissions trading systems (ETS) ahead of the COP26 meeting in November.

  • Exclusive: UK government launches working group on pulling out of EU ETS

    24 March 2017

    The UK government has launched a working group on forming a national carbon market, in a signal that the country is preparing to leave the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) as a result of Brexit, Environmental Finance can reveal.

  • COP Blog: The Green Climate Fund's key role is to mobilise the private sector

    14 November 2016

    After the commitments and headlines of Paris a year ago, COP22 in Marrakesh has to be all about implementation. Faster than anyone expected, the Paris Agreement has already been ratified, but progress on the ground needs to ramp up.

  • IETA and CMIA press for airlines to use project-level REDD+ credits

    10 November 2016

    Two leading trade associations have come together to lobby for carbon credits from small-scale forest protection projects to be used in the forthcoming international carbon market for airlines – the Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (Corsia).

  • The road to Marrakesh is paved with green intentions

    26 September 2016

    The Paris climate change summit will be a tough act to follow, but its successor is shaping up to be an important meeting in its own right. Hamza Ali and Peter Cripps report

  • Canada edges towards more carbon pricing

    07 March 2016

    Further steps to put a price on carbon emissions across Canada are likely following a meeting of the leaders of the country's 13 provinces and territories.

  • Carbon pricing revenues seen jumping 50% from 2014, says CMIA

    28 October 2015

    Global revenues from carbon pricing schemes are expected to soar by around 50% this year, according to data from the Climate Markets & Investment Association (CMIA).

  • People moves

    22 May 2015

    Recent appointments in the environmental finance space, including Alexandra Ergon at Calvert, Nikolas Novograd at RET Capital and Mamadou-Abou Sarr at PRI

  • Green Climate Fund's firepower hits $9.3bn

    20 November 2014

    The Green Climate Fund (GCF) has seen its firepower boosted to $9.3 billion after eight more countries pledged funding.