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10:10 renews call for a dose of climate optimism

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ComRes poll suggests people more likely to back climate action if they are better informed about the clean technologies that can deliver decarbonisation

29 Oct 2014

Emerging economies challenge industrialised nations clean energy dominance

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New report shows developing nations added 37GW of new green energy last year, compared to 43GW in OECD countries

29 Oct 2014

Green Investment Bank toasts latest green whisky distillery project

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Royal Brackla Distillery in Nairn becomes latest site to benefit from GIB-backed biomass boiler investment

28 Oct 2014

Offshore wind industry must 'get some deals done', says Green Investment Bank chief

Shaun Kingsbury says offshore wind industry needs to build momentum following turbulent year

27 Oct 2014

Green Bond market to top $100bn in 2015

Strong third quarter performance drive year to date issuances to $32bn, more than double the total issued last year

23 Oct 2014

Piketty: 'This is an unprecedented opportunity to drive investment in low-carbon growth'

‘Rockstar economist’ joins colleagues to urge European leaders to agree ambitious climate package and provide 'springboard' to cleaner world

22 Oct 2014

Denmark's plan to offset transport emissions sparks EU row

Green champion’s push to funnel car emissions into the emissions trading system seen as attempt to bend rules

21 Oct 2014

HSBC, Barclays and RBS come under pressure to ditch fossil fuel investments

Lloyds and Santander also targeted in new campaign aiming to highlight 'carbon bubble' risks

20 Oct 2014

Prudential announced as cornerstone investor for Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon

Ambitious tidal energy project takes a major step forward as insurance giant prepares to invest up to £100m

20 Oct 2014

"Positive investment" market tops £3.25bn

New figures reveal a record 1.75 million people are now investing in funds and projects that benefit the environment and society

18 Oct 2014

Davey hints at sweeteners for Eastern Europe as part of EU climate deal

Energy and climate change secretary confident an ambitious emissions reduction agreement can be done next week

17 Oct 2014

MSCI unveils fossil-fuel free indexes

Company says indexes excluding oil, gas, and coal reserves were launched in response to investor concerns over stranded assets

16 Oct 2014

SolarCity offers $200m green bonds

Scheme allows individuals to earn up to four per cent returns while helping to boost clean energy, company says

16 Oct 2014

Report: Global clean energy investment jumps 11 per cent

Clean Energy Pipeline predicts 2014 will see clean energy investment recovery as third quarter delivers strong showing

15 Oct 2014

Swedish city of Örebro latest to divest from fossil fuels

Municipality becomes 30th local authority and first in Sweden to pull out of oil, coal and gas investments

14 Oct 2014

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