All articles by Polly Bindman

Polly Bindman is a data journalist and sustainable finance reporter based in London. She has worked for Capital Monitor and the New Statesman. Contact Polly at: polly.bindman [at]

Polly Bindman


How climate denial became the anti-ESG movement 

Vanguard’s recent exit from the Net Zero Asset Managers initiative is more evidence that US Republicans’ anti-ESG movement is having a chilling effect on investors. However, just how far the reactionary movement could hinder the energy transition is unclear.

Why repowering is key to hitting the UK’s onshore wind targets

The UK government has decided to overturn its effective ban on new onshore wind farms, but clearer guidance on repowering will be key to reaching net zero.

How much is the UK government really spending on its new insulation plans?

Recent government announcements of new funding for insulation suggest the UK is finally starting to take energy efficiency seriously – but how significant are the new plans in light of past failures?

How central banks could help close the green investment gap

Updating central banks’ policy toolkits could prevent rising interest rates from curtailing much-needed green investment.