US withdrawal from Paris Agreement 'an irrelevance', say investors
With President Trump widely expected to announce the US' withdrawal from the Paris Agreement today, investors are sceptical over its implications on global climate action with one branding it an 'irrelevance'.
RECs in reverse
This year has seen a reversal of fortunes for some renewable energy certificate (REC) markets, with some of last year's best performing US markets seeing big price drops, while EU and Australian markets saw record gains. Hamza Ali reports
Carbon markets face fresh uncertainty
Political changes in the UK and US have reversed recent progress towards greater clarity in the world's largest carbon markets, says Graham Cooper
Winners of Environmental Finance's Voluntary Carbon Market Rankings see lower prices but remain bullish
Despite another year of low prices, optimism remains high in the voluntary carbon market, according to Environmental Finance's annual survey.
Low prices, but high hopes for the voluntary carbon market
Sweeping changes in environmental markets made 2015 a pivotal year for the voluntary carbon credits, according to respondents in Environmental Finance's Voluntary Carbon Market Survey.
Brave new world
What does the landmark Paris agreement mean for the financial community, asks Peter Cripps
Volatility and big volumes in green certificates markets
While some US Renewable Energy Certificate (REC) markets traded at record highs this year, low prices persist in Europe, reports Hamza Ali
Carbon trading finds its feet again
The winners of 2015's carbon-related Market Rankings say it's been a good year for trading systems worldwide, with more regulatory certainty and overall activity than last year in many markets. Sophie Robinson-Tillett reports
Landmark Paris agreement toasted by investors
Investors were celebrating today after a "historic" climate change agreement was hammered out in Paris, marking a new dawn for clean technologies and low-carbon investors.
Australia boosts investor confidence by agreeing new renewables target
Australia has reduced its Renewable Energy Target (RET) by nearly 20% – but the move was welcomed by investors as it ends months of political wrangling and reduces the uncertainty hanging over the sector.