A record $649bn poured into ESG-focused funds worldwide through November 30 last year, up from the $542bn and $285bn that flowed into these funds in 2020 and 2019, respectively, according to Refinitiv Lipper data.
Thanks to his rooftop solar panels, Pierre Moureau only notices the blackouts that regularly plunge South Africans into darkness when complaints pop up on his Johannesburg neighbourhood’s WhatsApp group.
Whether or not Tehran and Washington accept a European Union “final” offer to revive the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, neither is likely to declare the pact dead because keeping it alive serves both sides’ interests, diplomats, analysts and officials said.
Tears of joy rolled down his wisened cheeks when Indian Sika Khan met his Pakistani brother for the first time since being separated by Partition in 1947.
If the accelerated melting of the East Antarctic ice sheet, the world’s biggest, was discussed in these columns the same day last week, this week it is the turn of the Arctic.
Experts hope the high fossil fuel prices and fears over energy security caused by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine will accelerate the uptake of renewables
Travel brochures in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, tout the town’s beaches on Lake Michigan as the Malibu of the Midwest. But pages of glossy photos leave out a feature of the landscape: a coal-fired power plant on the shore that will remain open until mid 2025 instead of closing this year as planned.