• Trump's budget to gut EPA - investors' verdict

    17 March 2017

    President Donald Trump's proposed "America First Budget" will see the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) budget slashed 31% in 2018.

  • California carbon market sells just 16.6% of allocation

    02 March 2017

    California and Québec's carbon market collapsed again, with just 12.4 million, 16.6%, of the 74.8 million tonnes of allowances available at the Cap-and-Trade Program sold at last month's auction, at the 'floor price' of $13.57 a tonne.

  • China and US ratification 'could see climate deal start this year'

    05 September 2016

    China and the US have ratified the Paris climate deal, raising the possibility that it could come into force as soon as this year.

  • 90 steps forward, two steps back

    17 August 2016

    With the flagship markets of the EU and California in difficulties, advocates of carbon trading are pinning their hopes on a slew of new markets, particularly China and Canada. Graham Cooper reports

  • Investors eye €1bn for European energy efficiency projects

    25 April 2016

    A network of investors is being put together to help channel more than €1 billion ($1.1 billion) to energy efficiency projects in the European property sector.

  • Filling the gap - connecting financiers to energy efficiency projects

    25 April 2016

    A new investor network aims to help investors find suitable energy efficiency programmes, and speed up the flow of capital to this widely overlooked asset class, explains Steve Fawkes

  • Industry and NGOs lobby airlines to use REDD+ carbon offsets

    04 April 2016

    Airlines have been urged to use emission reduction credits generated by forestry protection projects, in two new papers from the Climate Markets & Investment Association and a group of NGOs.

  • KKR's green programme has $1bn of financial impact

    22 October 2014

    Private equity giant KKR said its Green Portfolio Programme (GPP) has had $1.2 billion of financial impact since it began six years ago.

  • What the UN Climate Summit needs to deliver

    22 September 2014

    Ahead of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's climate summit in New York this month, a selection of thought leaders give their views on what they hope will be agreed at the gathering.

  • Talking about a revolution

    29 April 2014

    The US is leading the way when it comes to innovation in energy efficiency finance, and could be on the cusp of a revolution more important than the shale gas boom, argues Steven Fawkes