The price of carbon in Europe has doubled this year, and some believe it could double again. Europe’s emitters face a new paradigm of structurally higher EU allowance prices.
The climate change votes at the AGMs of ExxonMobil and Chevron mark a tipping point for shareholder concern about climate change. Expect more votes, in more sectors, and soon.
The EU Taxonomy for green investment has attracted little attention beyond lobby group meeting rooms and sections of the financial community, but its real economy implications will, over time, be profound.
The burden of emissions reductions imposed by the EU carbon market has fallen mostly on the power sector, but, as emissions targets deepen, this will have to change. Are Europe’s industrial emitters ready?
Classifying which economic activities contribute to environmental objectives is a central part of the EU sustainable finance agenda. Head of the European Sustainable Investment Forum Victor van Hoorn explains what is behind a new EU 'green' taxonomy.
The UK has made strong commitments to build back better from Covid-19, but recent hiccups raise questions over whether it can deliver on its pledges.
The investment landscape in renewables is fast adapting to a post-Covid, subsidy-free world, says Amanda Niklaus from advisory firm Pexapark.
Brexit has been a serious blow to the City of London. Can a growing global sustainable finance market provide some compensation?
2021 will see institutional capital begin to move, at scale, away from assets facing high levels of climate risk and, increasingly, towards companies and infrastructure that are well-positioned for a low-carbon global economy.