Alex Janiaud

Lorries driving on road, Scope 3 emissions
Carbon Markets
April 11, 2024

SBTi staff demand CEO resignation over plans to extend carbon credit use for Scope 3 emissions

Concern and confusion cited by staff at the Science Based Targets initiative, while carbon market companies back Scope 3 changes
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Oil rig off the coast of Mexico
Capital Flows, Data, Energy
April 10, 2024

In Charts: Canada, Japan, South Korea ‘blocking clean energy transition’ with fossil fuel finance

Most G20 fossil fuel financing came from just three countries between 2020 and 2022
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Flooding in Greece 2023
Data, Knowledge Hub
April 9, 2024

In Charts: Build climate resilience into infrastructure financing, says OECD

Extreme weather events are becoming more frequent and increasingly severe
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Australia, Financials, Policy & Regulation
April 9, 2024

Australian regulator posts greenwashing warning following victory against Vanguard

Financial watchdog ASIC wins its first civil action for greenwashing, as Australia’s Federal Court rules against asset manager Vanguard over misleading claims
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Solar panel installation
Capital Flows, Financials, Policy & Regulation, UK
April 8, 2024

Rocky markets and bumper ‘sin stock’ returns push investors away from impact investing

Governments could do more to encourage investors to put their money in companies trying to create a positive social or environmental impact Market instability and...
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Australia, Carbon Markets, Policy & Regulation
April 3, 2024

Market uncertainty as Australian government delays updating carbon accounting method

Australia’s integrated farm and land management methodology would combine various approaches to capturing and storing carbon, but there are fears it could lead to confusion
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electric vehicle battery production in Germany
Data, Financials
April 2, 2024

In Charts: Energy transition pushes private climate funds into high-emitting sectors

The number of funds with names referring to climate has jumped in recent years Private funds with names referring to the climate are highly concentrated in carbon-intensive sectors including utilities...
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Polar bear on ice floes in English Channel
Daily Briefing
March 25, 2024

Editor’s note: can disaster fiction overcome climate fatigue? 

The latest edition of our Sustainable Views newsletter
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Financials, Sector Focus
March 25, 2024

Banks under pressure to reveal data comparing green and fossil fuel spending

Criticism sparks agreement by JPMorgan and Citigroup to develop a ratio to show whether a bank’s fossil fuel financing is outstripping the amount it is investing in clean energy 
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Carbon Markets, US
March 20, 2024

California carbon offsets bill could ‘chill the carbon markets’ beyond state boundaries

California state senator Monique Limón has introduced a bill aimed at regulating the selling and marketing of carbon offsets
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Houses of Parliament
Capital Flows, Policy & Regulation, UK
March 7, 2024

Aid body dubs UK climate accounting changes a ‘kick in the teeth’ for developing countries

The UK government has pledged to spend £11.6bn on climate finance for emerging economies in the coming years. But it is simply reclassifying other forms of existing overseas aid without...
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