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  • Paris talks - now money must answer

    07 January 2016

    If the pledges from COP21 are to be met, investors need to start treating renewables as a standalone asset class, argues Graham Smith

  • Quotes of the Quarter

    04 January 2016

    A round-up of the quotes of Q4 2015 that made headlines, including commments from Narendra Modi, Michael Bloomberg and Frederic Samama

  • Looking back at 2015, and looking ahead to 2016

    31 December 2015

    It has been a landmark year for environmental investment themes. Hamza Ali looks back at some of the key developments of 2015 and asks what the following year will bring

  • Cuts to UK solar support are too much, too fast

    30 December 2015

    The government needs to rethink its strategy or risk damaging the industry, argues Abid Kazim

  • Financing India's renewables revolution

    29 December 2015

    India plans to build 175GW of renewables by 2022, requiring billions of dollars of capital. What are the opportunities for non-Indian investors, asks Peter Cripps

  • What's the issue with Asian issuers?

    28 December 2015

    Asian issuers have been notably quiet in the green bond markets, but is that about to change, asks Hamza Ali

  • Volatility and big volumes in green certificates markets

    17 December 2015

    While some US Renewable Energy Certificate (REC) markets traded at record highs this year, low prices persist in Europe, reports Hamza Ali

  • Profile: Ben Goldsmith/Menhaden Capital

    19 November 2015

    Ben Goldsmith explains why his new fund, Menhaden Capital, is investing in energy and resource efficiency - and why it's named after a fish. Sophie Robinson-Tillett reports

  • The UK renewables industry needs support, not knee-jerk cuts

    03 November 2015

    The UK's renewables sector has been hit by a series of hostile policy changes. But the industry needs stability and support to encourage investment, argues Charles Yates

  • New York's clean energy catalyst

    14 October 2015

    The state's 'green bank' is poised to help scale up clean energy investment and has even asked for its own borrowing powers. Its President, Alfred Griffin, talks to Peter Cripps