• 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

  • People round-up

    05 August 2015

    A round-up of the latest new appointments and moves in the industry, including changes at SEP,Greentech Capital, The African Development Bank, the Solar Energy Industry Association, Statkraft and Good Energy

  • People moves

    22 May 2015

    Recent appointments in the environmental finance space, including Alexandra Ergon at Calvert, Nikolas Novograd at RET Capital and Mamadou-Abou Sarr at PRI

  • SGS pulls out of carbon certification in 'drastic development' for CDM

    13 June 2014

    Certification firm SGS is to stop offering Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) services, in a move that the Project Developer Forum (PDF) described as a major blow to the market.

  • DNV pulls out of CDM verification, in 'sign of market collapse'

    13 February 2014

    DNV GL is to stop providing validation and verification services for the Clean Development Mechanism and other international climate change mitigation projects, in a stark sign of the "steady collapse" of the world's only global carbon market.

  • The European Commission is taking a big gamble with the CDM

    05 February 2014

    Gareth Phillips says the European Commission is wrong to exclude international emission reduction credits from the EU carbon market after 2021.