COP26

Weekly data: Outlook for renewables improves despite commodity price rise

The International Energy Agency (IEA) expects 2021 to see a record 290 gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy capacity installed globally,…

The challenges facing the Green Grids Initiative

One of the big ideas being championed at COP26 in Glasgow was a project to connect the power grids of…

Weekly data: UN warns that current policies put Earth on the path to 2.7°C warming

A new UN report has warned that current climate policies are putting Earth on the path to 2.7°C of warming…

The $4trn-a-year price tag to save the planet

The cost of not dealing with carbon emissions has been spelt out in the IEA's annual report. (Photo by Sefa…

Better late than never? Why COP26 matters, to FDI markets and beyond

MILAN, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 30: General view inside on the Pre-COP26 on September 30, 2021 in Milan, Italy. On the…

Opinion: The success of COP26 rests on it providing an alternative to China’s Belt and Road Initiative

In this photograph taken on on January 19, 2020, the Payra Power Plant is seen near Patuakhali. - From an…

Business professionals see greenwashing as a major issue, but genuine net-zero action doesn’t have to mean red ink

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - 2021/09/01: Protesters carry a banner which says 'Stop The Lies - Action Not Greenwash' while marching…

Companies need to up their climate game. Can FDI help them? 

Photographs of Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, United Arab Emirates' president and ruler of Abu Dhabi, left, Sheikh Zayed…

Is FDI making the climate crisis worse?

(GERMANY OUT) Soku, Niger delta: Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC). LNG Gas Supply Plant (Photo by Markus…

Why success at COP26 is vital for business

All eyes will turn to Glasgow, Scotland, at the start of November, when dignitaries including US President Joe Biden, Pope…