Contributing editor Mark Nicholls, co-founder and former editor of Environmental Finance, specialises in sustainable finance and responsible investment, including ESG disclosure and carbon markets. He can be found on LinkedIn here.
Dramatic growth in battery storage will be fundamental to the clean energy transition. Rising prices risk curtailing that growth.
The Russia-Ukraine conflict is a paradigm shift for the energy transition and global climate action. Continued progress will be best served by near-term appeals to self-interest.
Agreement on carbon trading rules at COP26 could help climate finance flow – but strict carbon accounting risks halting the market.