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EDF nuclear power plant in France
Energy, Sector Focus
December 19, 2023

Is nuclear really ‘key’ to reaching net zero?

Over budget and behind schedule have been the defining features of nuclear power projects. Yet at COP28, the UK, France, China and the US were...
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Renewable energy, wind turbines and solar panels
Energy, Financials, Policy & Regulation
December 11, 2023

US investment firms see clean energy potential in Middle East

Half of US investment companies are ready to invest in renewables in the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Qatar, finds a survey, as experts warn these...
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Mobile offshore oil rig platforms
Financials, Policy & Regulation
December 11, 2023

SBTi ‘caves in to pressure’ from banks over net zero standards, says Reclaim Finance

The Science-Based Targets initiative published pilot fossil fuel recommendations for financial companies in November
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Agriculture, Australia, Canada, EU, Europe, Policy & Regulation, Singapore, Transport, UK, US
December 8, 2023

In Brief: Singapore launches taxonomy with transition category; Canada releases oil emissions cap regulation

The latest ESG policy and regulatory news
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Farm land crops
Agriculture, Policy & Regulation
December 8, 2023

COP28: Food is on the table, but only as a side dish

World leaders have signed a declaration to make the world’s food and farming systems more sustainable. Clever coalitions and clear metrics may help put meat...
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Fountains at COP28 venue
Energy, Policy & Regulation
December 7, 2023

COP28 Round-up: Trade talks and deal making on the sidelines of COP’s ‘day of rest’

A summary of key news and comments from the 2023 UN climate conference
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Carbon Capture Project in the US
Data, Energy
December 7, 2023

In Charts: Are oil producers derailing COP28 discussions with talk of carbon capture?

The extent to which carbon capture can or should be relied on to reduce emissions is central to COP28 negotiations 
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COP28 UAE imagery
Energy, Financials, Policy & Regulation
December 5, 2023

COP28 Round-up: Energy day gives momentum to fossil fuel phase-out

A summary of key announcements from the 2023 UN climate conference, why they matter and what is still missing
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sustainable building glass
Capital Flows, Financials
December 5, 2023

Are sustainability-linked bonds really a green option?

Sustainability-linked bonds offer investors a profitable way to lend to companies with green and social targets, say their supporters, but other financial experts are unconvinced the instrument is capable of...
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COP28 UAE climate sign
Financials, Policy & Regulation
December 4, 2023

COP28 Round-up: Finance day focuses on development banks and carbon markets

A summary of key announcements from the 2023 UN climate conference, why they matter and what is still missing
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COP28 UAE logo (Rafiq Maqbool/AP Photo)
Agriculture, Energy, Financials, Policy & Regulation
December 4, 2023

COP28 Round-up: Climate coalitions, debt clauses and a new net zero policy task force

The latest news from the 2023 UN climate conference in Dubai
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