• Paris climate plans will have big impact on financial sector - PwC

    12 October 2015

    National plans to reduce carbon emissions by 2030 will have a big impact on financial institutions as well as the power sector and heavy industry, according to consultancy firm PwC.

  • Can Paris deliver a meaningful climate deal?

    07 October 2015

    Attempts to build a global agreement from a series of national pledges will help industry and financiers plan low-carbon investments beyond 2020, even if they don't restrict global warming to 2°C, says Graham Cooper

  • EU, US emissions targets require 'step-change' in decarbonisation rates - PwC

    29 July 2015

    The rate at which the EU and US are decarbonising their economies will have to increase sharply if they are to meet their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions targets for 2030, according to consultancy PwC.

  • EU carbon price expectation turns positive for first time in four years

    26 May 2015

    Carbon market insiders expect the average price of EU emission allowances (EUAs) to rise in coming years - representing the first time since 2011 that the annual survey has revealed bullish sentiment.

  • UK's green bank commits additional £236m to offshore wind

    18 May 2015

    The UK's Green Investment Bank (GIB) has paid £236 million ($370 million) for a 19% equity stake in an offshore wind joint venture with German power company E.On.

  • Lessons from the UK's first CfD auction

    09 April 2015

    The UK's inaugural Contracts for Difference auction was seen as a success in driving down prices for the government. In what way will future auctions be different, and who are likely to be the big winners, ask Charles Yates and Mark Hughes

  • 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.

  • Business welcomes EU 2030 emissions goal, but not renewables target

    28 October 2014

    Industry and investors have broadly welcomed the EU's new climate and energy policy framework for 2030.

  • The potential of sub-Saharan Africa

    21 October 2014

    The IEA estimates renewable energy generation in Africa will grow 70% by 2020. Sophie Robinson-Tillett speaks to investors about their strategies for breaking into the continent and which countries show the most potential

  • 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".