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.
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.
Germany prioritises its renewables build-out, electric vehicles and hydrogen in a Covid-19 recovery plan that seeks to extend the Energiewende from the power sector to the rest of the economy.
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.
Covid-19 recovery plans from Paris and Madrid have been deemed to be among the greenest in the world, but they have chosen different paths for how to structure their expenditure of EU money.
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.
Global investment in energy must increase by a staggering $1.1trn a year to curb the world's temperature rise to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels, says a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency.
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.
The UK was one of the strongest pro-nuclear voices in the EU. The loss of its large number of Council votes has left France without a strong ally and opened a path for Germany to block public funding for new nuclear plants.