• Australia boosts investor confidence by agreeing new renewables target

    26 June 2015

    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.

  • Prices down, but optimism up

    17 June 2015

    Prices have come under renewed pressure, say the winners of this year's Voluntary Carbon Market Rankings, but growing interest from corporates offers reasons for hope. Peter Cripps reports

  • Winners of Environmental Finance's Voluntary Carbon Market Rankings see better times ahead

    17 June 2015

    Sentiment in the voluntary carbon market remains bullish despite prices continuing to come under pressure, according to the latest survey of the market by Environmental Finance.

  • Trading in good times, and in bad

    11 December 2014

    Players in the US RECs markets are bullish on pricing, but other markets are less upbeat, reports Sophie Robinson-Tillett

  • Lima meeting sees several attempts to clarify role of forest carbon credits

    03 December 2014

    Several reports are being launched at the current UN climate change conference in Lima, Peru, which aim to explain the complex situation regarding the REDD+ mechanism for issuing carbon credits to projects that conserve forests.

  • Succeeding in uncertain times

    09 December 2013

    Having survived another tough year, the winners in Environmental Finance's 14th Annual Market Rankings have proved they can cope with the pain and are poised to prosper when the tide turns.

  • GHGs: Back to the future

    09 December 2013

    The winners in this year's rankings have triumphed in the face of adversity. They are now anxiously waiting for policymakers to make structural reforms to core markets, just as they were at the turn of the century. Graham Cooper reports

  • Uncertainty Down Under

    09 September 2013

    Investors and developers active in Australia's low-carbon sectors are facing months of uncertainty about how the new Coalition government's climate policy overhaul will affect them. Elza Holmstedt Pell reports