Green bonds also encourage environmental investment elsewhere.
Some companies rank high on some lists that measure environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiatives, and rank near the bottom on other lists. Which rankings should we trust?
Mining is not just a physical engineering process. It requires social engineering as well.
Hydrogen-filled cargo airships could do for the Northern economy what the railways did for Western Canada 125 years ago. It’s time to lift the antiquated ban on hydrogen gas for use in blimps.
As the parliamentary record shows, the Greens have been the only party to consistently challenge orthodox ideas about economic growth and prosperity.
Powerful interests are shaping the debate over the transition to a low carbon economy.
How to trigger eco-innovations after COVID-19.
Just as it did 75 years ago, the UK government has a chance to build back better from a crisis.
The US President pledged ambitious growth in the fossil fuel industry on his 2016 campaign trail – but new data shows that the green economy was already growing almost three times as fast.
China is rapidly greening its economy, but that doesn’t mean authoritarian governments are best placed to handle climate change.
Democrats such as Rep. Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Markey are proposing an ambitious decarbonization plan that critics are calling unaffordable. A green economist explains how the US could pay for it.
There is hope for a different kind of bank – that serves the public and shareholder good.
An expert report shows that the G20 countries are using their energy more efficiently. But there is still a long way to go.
Pittsburgh’s post-industrial economic resurgence is promising, a historian of the region writes, but there’s a reason President Trump highlighted the area in his speech exiting the Paris climate deal.
The climate crisis demands not only green technologies, but a completely different approach to economic development.
Information is assumed to be key to changing people’s attitudes and behaviour. Sadly this isn’t the case.
Ultra-low interest rates have made low-carbon projects like windmill farms more attractive than coal power plants. That will begin to change as the central bank lifts rates, hurting the green economy.
The industry itself is a big polluter, but lots of environmentally important technologies depend on steel.
To make a meaningful difference to climate change, businesses will have to break out of a cycle of exploiting the earth’s resources in ever-more creative ways.
The Greens are prepared to play Robin Hood, which probably won’t go down well with the wealthy.