Climate Finance

Why banks are key to turning the tide on oil and gas

At the end of October, just ahead of the COP27 climate conference, Lloyds Banking Group – the UK’s biggest domestic…

A push for renewables-fuelled electrification to bring down emissions

https://youtu.be/B6UD1eS4VVc Energy Monitor reporter Dave Keating (left) speaks with EDP's Joana Freitas at COP27 in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. The…

COP27: A little less conversation, a little more action, please

November 2022, and the world’s governments have finally agreed to establish a funding mechanism for loss and damage to assist…

Opinion: COP27 concludes with loss and damage fund but no increased mitigation ambition

Delegates at the COP27 UN climate talks in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, clinched a hard-fought agreement to create a loss…

Too few rules on fossil fuels? The limitations of Mark Carney’s GFANZ alliance

One year ago at COP26 in Glasgow, ex-governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney announced that more than $130trn…

COP27: The underdogs did most of the work in week one. Now what?

Sharm El Sheikh International Airport was a melting pot of cultures on the evening of Saturday 5 November as delegates…

Weekly data: Renewable energy dominates climate finance

For the last decade, the non-profit Climate Policy Initiative (CPI) has been tracking global climate finance flows by analysing all…

Opinion: Closing the clean investment gap

With the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act in the US, and 'Fit for 55' in Europe, it is easy…

Why the financial odds are stacked against developing countries

In the run-up to COP27, leaders of developing countries called for an overhaul of the global financial system. Barbados Prime…

COP27 take note: Climate tech funding has soared in 2022

Climate tech companies have enjoyed an investment surge in 2022, but the funding falls short of the $1trn a new…