• US carbon markets evolve for the future

    06 June 2019

    Regional carbon trading in North America has survived numerous challenges and setbacks but looks well-positioned for further growth, says Katie Kouchakji.

  • Global Climate Action Summit - three key takeaways

    18 September 2018

    Last week's Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS) in California saw CEOs, investors, political leaders and celebrities step up global action on climate change. Paul Simpson looks at three of the hottest topics

  • Blog: Sustainable finance and San Francisco

    14 September 2018

    San Francisco became the centre of the universe for green and sustainable investors this week, when it hosted two major conferences. Peter Cripps reports.

  • California signs Green Bond Pledge

    08 August 2018

    California has become the first state to sign a pledge to issue green bonds to fund infrastructure projects.

  • How Trump inspired climate action by US companies and cities

    08 June 2018

    Companies and cities across the US have taken on a leadership role in terms of climate change action, since President Trump pulled the country out of the Paris Agreement 12 months ago, says Lance Pierce.

  • Figueres throws down climate gauntlet to PRI

    27 September 2017

    Christiana Figueres threw down a climate gauntlet to signatories to the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) by challenging them to put 1% of their assets into clean energy or clean tech by 2020.

  • US businesses with $1.4trn in revenue commit to Paris

    07 June 2017

    More than 900 US businesses and investors representing $1.4 trillion in annual revenue, along with 125 cities, 9 states and 183 educational institutions have signed a letter, committing to remain faithful to the Paris Climate Agreement.

  • 90 steps forward, two steps back

    17 August 2016

    With the flagship markets of the EU and California in difficulties, advocates of carbon trading are pinning their hopes on a slew of new markets, particularly China and Canada. Graham Cooper reports

  • Politicians add to calls for a price on carbon emissions

    20 October 2015

    Leading politicians have come together to support calls for a price on carbon emissions, ahead of the UN's climate change talks in Paris in December.

  • California passes bill to force state pension funds to divest from coal

    04 September 2015

    California's two state pension funds, the largest in the US, look increasingly likely to be forced to divest from coal after a bill requiring them to do so was passed by the State Assembly.