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  • COP28: We need carbon markets, say Carney, Kerry and Banga

    04 December 2023

    Mark Carney and other influential figures said carbon credits are essential to combat climate change - but they discussed the need to bring integrity to the much-criticised market.

  • Loss and damage row 'could derail COP27'

    10 October 2022

    The loss and damage debate has the potential to derail COP27 negotiations, given worsening geopolitical tensions and attempts to pass the burden on to the private sector, Jefferies has warned.

  • Initiative launches to build 'integrity' in voluntary carbon markets

    29 July 2021

    An initiative supported by the organisers of COP26 and US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry has launched to "improve the integrity of voluntary carbon markets" through measures including guiding companies on what constitutes a high-quality carbon credit.

  • COP blog: Promoting the investor voice on climate finance at COP22

    16 November 2016

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    As Morocco's King Mohammed VI joined UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and UNFCCC Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa yesterday to welcome dignitaries to Bab Ighli the tone was firmly one of collective effort to sustain the 'Spirit of Paris', regardless of who is poised to move into the White House next January.

  • 13 US corporations pledge $140bn in new investments to cut emissions

    27 July 2015

    A group of 13 major US corporations have pledged to make $140 billion of investments to reduce their carbon emissions.

  • 'Big, fat carbon price' called for at Paris climate meeting

    22 May 2015

    Investors and businesses have issued a clarion call for "a big fat price on carbon" ahead of the UN climate summit in Paris.

  • Quotes of the quarter

    17 April 2015

    Environmental Finance takes a look back at some of the quotes that defined the first quarter of 2015.