Nigerian sovereign green bonds come under IEA scrutiny
The International Energy Agency (IEA) has raised concerns that shortfalls in the Nigerian sovereign green bond programme could undermine international investor confidence in emerging market green bonds.
The 10 biggest announcements from COP26
COP26 provoked a blizzard of announcements from countries, companies and investors on how they plan to tackle climate change.
IEA net-zero roadmap 'turning point' for energy sector ahead of COP26
After years of being judged a climate modelling laggard, the IEA has published a 'landmark' net-zero emissions roadmap which campaigners say raises the stakes for governments and companies ahead of the COP26 summit. Ahren Lester reports
Fossil fuel reserve profits 'could fall by two-thirds'
Falling demand and rising investment risk is forecast to slash profits from fossil fuel reserves, research by Carbon Tracker reported, estimating they could collapse by almost two-thirds.
Green energy investment resilient despite economic shock
Investment in green technologies is holding up better than its fossil fuel rivals, reports Ahren Lester, despite the unprecedented economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic slashing 2020 forecasts
Stimulus packages could give 'green lining' to coronavirus cloud
Governments have an opportunity to use their significant fiscal responses to the coronavirus pandemic to help rather than hinder long-term progress on climate action. Ahren Lester explains.
CalSTRS reveals 'carbon budget' data as part of climate-risk report
A major US pension provider has announced its investment portfolio has used over two-thirds of its allowed 'carbon budget' to contain global temperature rises to 2°C by the end of the century.
Low-carbon energy investment has stalled, IEA says
Global energy investment has stabilised at $1.8 trillion after three years of decline, but investment in low-carbon energy has stalled, according to a report by the International Energy Agency (IEA).