The EU's future interest rate of 10% risks over-inflating the estimated cost of decarbonising, potentially putting more ambitious future carbon targets at risk.
Petrostates face a tricky future as the world decarbonises, with declining oil revenues threatening their finances. There is a strong case for industrialised countries to offer more support to less well off producer economies.
Clean energy companies are proving resilient to the Covid crisis and expectations are growing for a "new normal" that gets the world on track to net zero, but government commitments to a green recovery remain mixed.
If the EU is to reach net-zero emissions by 2050, it needs to ensure the interest rates that underpin its climate modelling help, not hinder, this ambition, writes Brook Riley, head of EU affairs at Rockwool Group.
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.
With some of the worst death rates from the Covid-19 pandemic, high unemployement and public debt, many Latin American countries are struggling to marry climate action and the need to stop their economies from falling apart.
Poland may have a reputation as a climate sceptic, but by at least one measure it is building back better than most. Nonetheless, it will need to match EU recovery funds with strong climate policies to really break away from coal.
Former chief of the European Central Bank and newly appointed Prime Minister of Italy Mario Draghi insists tackling climate change is central to his country's economic growth, but Italy has a steep hill to climb to make the shift to a clean energy economy.
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.
European governments have pledged billions in clean energy investment in their Covid-19 recovery funds, but measures announced so far are a long way off the green recovery many had hoped for.
Kenya's 100% renewable energy dream is being dampened by conflicts between indigenous communities and investors over land rights.
Ten years after an earthquake and tsunami sparked a crisis in the east of Japan, the country’s electricity generation profile has shifted in favour of fossil fuels. Will its net-zero emissions goal change that?