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  • Robeco survey finds investors expecting 'disorderly' transition

    22 May 2024

    Over three-quarters of investors expect the transition to a low-carbon economy to be in some way "disorderly", with only a small minority expecting governments and markets to work together, according to a new survey.

  • Carbon pricing revenues exceeded $100bn in 2023, says World Bank

    21 May 2024

    Revenues from carbon pricing exceeded $100 billion in 2023, the World Bank has found, but it warned policymakers are not moving fast enough to put a price on carbon.

  • Article 6 body to look at carbon credit financier rights

    09 May 2024

    The supervisory body overseeing the development of a UN-led global carbon market is to look at the rights of carbon project financiers, following concerns from market participants.

  • Verra's VCS approved for best-in-class label

    02 May 2024

    After 'significant changes', Verra's Verified Carbon Standard has been deemed as eligible for the best-in-class 'core carbon principles' (CCPs) label.

  • Heavy industries must speed up to get on track with emissions targets, says WBA

    30 April 2024

    Heavy industries need to triple carbon emission intensity reduction over the next five years to align with the 1.5°C trajectory, data from the World Benchmarking Alliance (WBA) has found.

  • BlackRock and Temasek's Decarbonization Partners closes debut fund at $1.4bn

    25 April 2024

    Decarbonization Partners - a joint-venture between BlackRock and Temasek - has closed its first fund, a late-stage venture capital and growth private equity vehicle, at $1.4 billion.

  • SBTi regrets 'misinterpretation' over offsets statement

    22 April 2024

    The Science-Based Targets Initiative (SBTi) has sought to take the heat out of the furore surrounding its change of stance towards offsets, arguing its announcement was misinterpreted.

  • SBTi clarifies carbon credit stance amid staff unrest

    15 April 2024

    The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) has published a clarification on its stance on the use of environmental attribute certificates (EACs) - such as voluntary carbon credits - after criticism from staff and the industry.

  • European Parliament approves 'world first' carbon removal certificate

    11 April 2024

    The European Parliament has formally approved a certification framework for carbon removal projects, but carbon market participants have warned this does not go far enough.

  • SBTi warms to offsets, in massive move for voluntary carbon market

    10 April 2024

    The Science-Based Targets initiative (SBTi) has said it will take a more accommodative stance towards carbon credits, in a move one observer described as a "massive" moment for the voluntary carbon market.