Archive

  • COP28: What can we take away?

    08 January 2024

    The agreement has increased transition risks, writes Anya Solovieva

  • Paul Tang: EU must emphasise transition finance

    05 January 2024

    The EU has been too focused on 'green' in its sustainable finance, the Dutch MEP tells Ahren Lester

  • Net-zero's bridge fuel: Natural gas's critical role in transition

    01 January 2024

    The transition is likely to take longer than expected and rely more heavily on natural gas production and utilisation than many believe, argues Frederick Fromm

  • 'We need a global treaty to actively phase out fossil fuels'

    28 December 2023

    A Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty would close the gap between the net-zero ambitions, and the COP28 pledge to move away from fossil fuel companies, writes Jeroen Rijpkema

  • It's time for the insurance industry to lead on climate action

    28 November 2023

    As the Geneva Association celebrates its 50th anniversary, the world's insurance companies must heed their own warnings and move into the vanguard of corporate climate action, writes Peter Bosshard

  • S&P: Physical climate risk could reduce global economy by 4.4% a year

    27 November 2023

    Physical climate risks are likely to become more material to S&P's sovereign rating analysis, the rating agency says. Ahren Lester reports

  • 'Transition is the new battleground'

    07 November 2023

    Following the launch of ASEAN transition finance guidance, Eugene Wong argues that the shift to net zero requires a local, rather than a global, approach. Ahren Lester reports

  • What next for climate scenarios?

    12 October 2023

    As criticisms grow of the first climate scenario models, what does the next generation need to look like, Michael Hurley asks

  • 'We are aware of the criticism': The NGFS on its next phase of scenarios

    09 October 2023

    The Network for Greening the Financial System is developing short-term climate scenarios and increased detail on sectoral impacts in response to feedback, Jean Boissinot and Martina Spaggiari tell Michael Hurley

  • The ECB plots the 'winners and losers' of the transition

    06 September 2023

    The central bank has alerted lenders and investors to the relative winners and losers in the transition - with fossil fuel companies set to take an immediate hit. Michael Hurley reports