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Meet the climate hypocrites of big business

NEWS: Boeing, BMW, and EDF among 45 major companies whose green claims and pro-fossil fuel lobby group links don’t add up

France ends state aid for coal technology exporters

NEWS: Country to scrap subsidies for power plants sold to developing countries as it prepares to host UN climate change summit

Business, Policy
Half of CEOs are investing in low carbon - poll

NEWS: Business leaders are motivated to act on climate change but don’t see UN Paris deal as a major driver, PwC survey shows

G20 urged to switch fossil fuel subsidies for climate finance

NEWS: Transfer public support for polluting products into green growth and protection from extreme weather, says CAN Europe

Business, Energy, Policy
California state pension funds to divest from coal

NEWS: CalPERS and CalSTRS will sell up to US$240 million in mine holdings after lawmakers’ decision, in win for campaigners

Business, Policy
Climate pledges do little to cap warming to 2C target

NEWS: Countries must pledge deeper emissions cuts as early as 2025 to hold temperature rise within safe levels, says Climate Action Tracker

Financial gatekeepers are blocking green investment - study

NEWS: Pension funds and investment consultants are passive on climate risk and locked into short-termism, say researchers

Norway fund divests from Asian firms over deforestation

NEWS: Leading investor put four major companies on its banned list for links to environmentally destructive palm oil plantations

Chinese solar panel makers suffer amid stock market turmoil

NEWS: Solar manufacturing giants are struggling on slim profit margins, hefty debts and excess production capacity

APP touts Indonesia peat project as climate exemplar

NEWS: Forestry giant is retiring 7,000 hectares of plantations to conserve carbon-rich peat, a major source of emissions

Islamic leaders to release climate change declaration

NEWS: Istanbul summit will issue statement urging Muslims to treat action on global warming as a religious duty

United Church of Canada votes to divest from fossil fuels

NEWS: Governing council plans to sell some $5.9 billion worth of shares in coal, oil and gas companies over climate concerns

What do you think about Obama's clean power plan?

ANALYSIS: We reached out to lawmakers and analysts worldwide for their take on the US clean power plan

As climate change bites, Kenya water fund offers hope to farmers

ANALYSIS: Natural infrastructure is boosting Nairobi’s resilience to water extremes, but this approach can struggle to attract investment

Business, Nature
Mark Carney set for new 'stranded assets' intervention

NEWS: Bank of England governor to front debate on carbon bubble threat with UN climate chief one month before Paris summit

Business, Policy
Do asset managers have a duty to reduce their climate risks?

ANALYSIS: Upcoming research by UNEP FI suggests environmental and climate risk awareness in investment sector is on the rise

Coke, Apple, Microsoft make $140 billion Paris climate deal pledge

NEWS: Corporates to commit to green investments and clean energy in win for Obama climate endeavour

Wind company raises $300m in first Chinese green bond

NEWS: Xinjiang-based Goldwind leads race to tap debt finance for environmental goals in world’s highest emitting coun

Why are big EU polluters moaning about carbon leakage?

ANALYSIS: Industries like cement and steel threaten to move jobs overseas if the price of emissions rises, in a challenge to climate goals

Business, Comment & Analysis
Battle over carbon freebies ahead of EU policy launch

NEWS: As heavy industries lobby for carbon price relief, experts warn against weakening flagship EU climate policy