• Taking off: The CA100+ aviation sector strategy

    04 March 2021

    Climate Action 100+ has released its aviation sector strategy, setting out recommended investor expectations for airlines and aerospace companies. Marshall Geck, Rhoda Byrne and Dr Rory Sullivan explain.

  • ICAO votes to lower baseline on airline carbon reduction scheme

    01 July 2020

    States in the UN-based International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) have voted to lower the carbon emissions baseline of airline credits trading scheme Corsia, in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Airlines mull change in offset scheme following Covid-19

    09 April 2020

    A scheme to offset the emissions of much of the aviation sector is set to change its rules to mitigate the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, sparking fears that the sector's demand for offsets may be much lower than previously expected.

  • Channelling capital into forest conservation

    06 July 2018

    A significant increase in the level of private finance being channelled into forest conservation is required in order to meet the aims of the Paris Agreement, a roundtable organised by Environmental Finance and Finance for Forests heard. Michael Hurley reports

  • EU carbon update, 02 July 2018

    02 July 2018

    In the absence of a sell-off trigger, the direction of EU Allowances (EUAs) this week is likely to be determined largely by moves in the wider energy complex, says Louis Redshaw.

  • 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.

  • EF BRIEFS: Floreat Group, Orix, ICAO, Marguerite Fund, Dong, Endurance

    10 February 2016

    London-based private investment firm Floreat Group has made its first move into the renewables sector, investing $50 million in UK biomass via a newly-created energy firm.

  • Commission calls for EU ETS to include all flights in EU airspace until 2020

    16 October 2013

    The EU's climate commissioner has fought back on the regulation of international aviation emissions by proposing that the share of all flights taking place in European airspace should be covered by the EU's carbon market.

  • ICAO agrees aviation emissions plan for 2020 but 'handicaps EU efforts'

    07 October 2013

    The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has agreed to introduce a global market-based mechanism to reduce greenhouse gas emissions beginning in 2020, but has been slammed for restricting regional efforts to do the same.

  • Airlines up the pressure on governments over emissions

    04 June 2013

    A body representing the majority of global airlines has thrown its weight behind calls for a market-based mechanism to control the sector's emissions, boosting hopes that governments will also back such a move.