Zoom in on Net Zero – with Carbon Tracker’s Mark Campanale

VIDEO: joins BusinessGreen editor James Murray to discuss the carbon bubble, divestment and net zero investing Mark Campanale is the founder of the hugely influential think tank Carbon Tracker, a non-profit organisation he helped set up over a decade ago to research and raise awareness of the impact of climate change on financial markets. A […]

Wanted: 1,000 volunteers for COP26 Climate Summit in Glasgow

In a move that aims to emulate the success of the London Olympics, the government is calling on the public to volunteer to help host the high profile COP26 Climate Summit in Glasgow this November Applications are now open for volunteers interested in taking part in the COP26, the pivotal climate conference set to take […]

Biden’s Treasury pick plays down debt, tax hikes during hearing

Janet Yellen, Biden’s pick to lead the Treasury Department, pushed back against two key concerns from Republican senators at her confirmation hearing on Tuesday: the country’s debt and the incoming administration’s plans to eventually raise taxes. Driving the news: Yellen — who’s expected to win confirmation — said spending big now will prevent the U.S. […]

Europeans have high hopes for Joe Biden

Data: Pew Research Center; Chart: Andrew Witherspoon/Axios Joe Biden’s inauguration will be greeted with enthusiasm in Europe, with three new polls making clear that most Europeans can’t wait to bid Donald Trump adieu. The big picture: Europeans generally expect brighter days ahead under Biden, according to the polls, but his election has not fully assuaged […]

What Janet Yellen can do about climate change as US Treasury secretary

Former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s confirmation hearing for U.S. Treasury secretary was held Jan. 19. AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin Janet Yellen is poised to be the next U.S. Treasury secretary, and her inbox will require every ounce of her vast experience to pilot the economy through a daunting confluence of challenges. How the U.S. manages […]

Under Biden Administration, a New Decade Has Dawned—Passenger Car Regulations Must Keep Up

Veronika Nedelcu/Unsplash With a new administration taking office and a new decade upon us, it’s a perfect opportunity to recommit to holding the automobile industry accountable under the Clean Air Act. While 50 years of regulation have brought with it substantial benefits, four years of automotive rollbacks has taken its toll, with stagnating fuel economy and […]