• Second COP27 draft published without 'loss and damage' fund

    18 November 2022

    The second draft of the COP27 final agreement includes a placeholder for a 'loss and damage' fund as countries continue to debate the topic.

  • COP27 draft criticised for not tackling fossil fuels

    17 November 2022

    The first draft of the COP27 final agreement has been criticised for not committing to reducing fossil fuel usage other than unabated coal, with an institutional investor lamenting the lack of progress.

  • UN's 'Race to Zero' campaign launches finance sector expert group

    14 January 2021

    The Race to Zero campaign launched by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has formed a finance sector expert group (FSEG) to develop "consistent, fair, and rigorous" guidelines for assessing which financial firms should be eligible to join the initiative..

  • Trump plan to renegotiate Paris dismissed as 'smoke and mirrors'

    02 June 2017

    President Trump's suggestion that the US wants to renegotiate the Paris Agreement, when he announced the country's withdrawal from it, has been dismissed as smoke and mirrors by one industry analyst.