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How the Caribbean plans to become a green energy powerhouse

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Existential threat from climate change and high electricity costs are driving Caribbean Development Bank programme to boost clean energy investment

23 Jul 2014

The green bonds market may be soaring but there is a long way to go

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Bridget Boulle of the Climate Bonds Initiative reveals how green bonds will prove critical to global efforts to decarbonise

22 Jul 2014

Denmark declares wind 'cheapest' form of power

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New analysis shows onshore wind beats all other forms of electricity generation on cost, as DONG Energy sells stake in Gode Wind 2 offshore project

21 Jul 2014

Foreign investment in UK green energy climbs

New figures reveal overseas investors backed 61 UK renewable energy projects last year

21 Jul 2014

Sainsbury's announces pioneering £200m 'green' loan to fund low-carbon investment drive

Commercial loan hailed as first of its kind, as Lloyds Bank welcomes important extension to green bonds market

20 Jul 2014

How to track corporate action on climate change

Carbon Tracker 200 and Ceres collaborate on a database of corporate climate change disclosures

18 Jul 2014

BRICS group announce plan for $100bn sustainable development bank

"We reiterate our belief that renewable and clean energy, research and development of new technologies and energy efficiency, can constitute an important driver to promote sustainable development"

18 Jul 2014

DECC report reveals how renewables investment is dominating the energy market

As the government announces new business energy efficiency programme, report reveals investment in clean energy is an order of magnitude larger than anticipated shale gas spending

18 Jul 2014

Ineos gets £230m UK loan guarantee to build shale gas facility at Grangemouth

Company says pledge allows it to invest in terminal to import, store and process ethane from US shale gas

17 Jul 2014

Green bonds market grows by 60 per cent in a year

Bonds to raise capital for low carbon projects could attract up £23bn in 2014, as niche sector becomes mainstream

17 Jul 2014

Could crowd-funding and Green ISAs help raise $1tr?

BusinessGreen Leaders Awards Entrepreneur of the Year Julia Groves reveals Trillion Fund's ambitious plans for the future of clean energy investment

17 Jul 2014

CBI: Politicians must stop playing blame game with energy policies

Business lobby group will call for "honest" debate over future energy trends after new survey reveals majority of people grasp energy trillema

17 Jul 2014

Green Investment Bank warns of energy from waste investment gap

New report suggests UK requires £5bn to fund new energy from waste infrastructure through to 2020

17 Jul 2014

Davey renews calls for an end to "unhealthy low" carbon prices

UK government publishes position paper on Emission Trading Scheme reforms calling for the cancellation of an 'ambitious volume' of excess allowances

17 Jul 2014

German development bank issues €1.5bn green bond

KfW aims to 'support the development of responsible investing from its niche into the broader capital market'

16 Jul 2014

A review of the Forestry sector, from an investment perspective

Alex Werbowy of Alliance Trust Investments explains why sustainable investors need to be aware of their potential impact on the world's forests

14 Jul 2014

Australia falters in plan to repeal carbon tax

Colourful senator Clive Palmer withdraws his party's support for controversial amendment at 11th hour

11 Jul 2014

Anglican churches to divest fossil fuel assets

World Council of Churches, representing 300 institutions including the Church of England, set to phase out oil, gas, and coal holdings

11 Jul 2014

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