COP26: UK launches high-level workshops to boost understanding of climate risks

The findings, which will be launched at COP26, will include recommendations on how climate risk assessments for Heads of Government can be improved

City Climate Finance Gap Fund provides support to 33 cities

It helps cities understand their exposure to climate challenges and develop plans and strategies to reduce emissions and vulnerability to climate risks, among others

EU adopts guidelines to ‘climate-proof’ future infrastructure projects

Climate-proofing is a process that integrates climate change mitigation and adaptation measures into the development of infrastructure projects

Green bonds issuance in emerging markets ‘to reach $100bn by 2023’

The post-pandemic recovery is expected to provide significant opportunities for green and sustainability-related projects, including renewable energy, green urban infrastructure and climate-smart agriculture

Global measures supporting green finance more than doubled since 2015

A record 79 new measures were announced or implemented in 2019

‘World’s first’ climate risk government bond index launched in London

It incorporates a forward-looking assessment of the climate risks countries face

New guidance for global investors to assess climate change impacts

It enables them to evaluate how their investment portfolios would respond to different levels of global warming

Insurance scheme to protect poor from climate risks

A new insurance scheme to help poor people in Asia and Africa deal with the challenges arising from climate disasters has been launched. It is expected to meet nearly 1% of the ambitious goal of the G7 countries to increase access for around 400 million uninsured people in developing nations to insurance products. The African […]

Coal mining firms ‘falling short’ on managing emissions

Many of the world’s leading coal mining companies are failing to effectively manage the business risks arising from climate change. That’s according to a new report from the Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI) – backed by asset owners and investors with more than £4 trillion of assets under management – which evaluated the management policies of […]