The 13th UN Sustainable Development Goal is in some ways the most urgent – to combat climate change and its impact upon the world. How can FDI further the energy transition and play its part in this fight?
Power companies should divert investment to green technologies or risk a “debt trap” and declines in credit ratings, concludes a study by Oxford University and University College Cork.
Several developed countries, led by the US but including Australia and Canada, have contributed less than 20% of their fair share to a global $100bn annual climate finance pledge, reports think tank the Overseas Development Institute.
US banks, insurers and asset managers are not divesting from overseas coal assets fast enough, research from a German non-profit suggests.
Average flaring intensity per barrel is at its highest in five years – even as the IEA's Sustainable Development Scenario says it must fall 90% by 2025.
Policy barriers are preventing capital flowing towards low-carbon transport. Ingrid Holmes, executive director of the UK’s Green Finance Institute, tells Energy Monitor how the organisation plans to bring them down.
Concerned investors are starting to make corporate laggards take real action on climate change, but for some investors, they are not moving fast enough.
Companies in the EU and the US are unaware of potential risks to demand, supply chains and reputation arising from the shift to a greener economy, the European Investment Bank in a new report.
Sheffield, in the north of England, has a long history of steelmaking, and is now home to electrolyser manufacturer ITM Power. However, the UK government is failing to give any clear support to cleaning up steel production using green hydrogen.
Governments at all levels are establishing green banks to catalyse investment in carbon-cutting solutions. In the US, Joe Biden and Democrats in Congress want to take the model nationwide.