73 countries in favour of global carbon price – World Bank

Support for a worldwide price on carbon emissions is growing with 73 countries including China, Russia and South Africa now backing such a move, says the World Bank. It claims in a report the 73 nations as well as 22 states and cities make up 54% of global greenhouse gas emissions and 52% of GDP. […]

Global investors worth $24tn call for climate deal

Global investors managing assets worth $24 trillion (£14.7tn) are urging leaders to come up with an ambitious climate deal to give them certainty to invest in clean energy. The call come ahead of the United Nations’ Climate Summit next week where world leaders from government, finance, business and civil society will meet to discuss issues […]