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World's largest insurer pledges to switch coal investments to wind power


World's largest insurer pledges to switch coal investments to wind power

Allianz expected to reassign €4bn as part of divestment move designed to tackle climate change and avoid stranded assets

Brixton solar rooftop scheme

Community energy groups threaten legal action over Treasury's tax relief changes

Groups accuse government of reneging on promises to give six months notice over any changes


Will Ben & Jerry's carbon price help moove markets?

BusinessGreen talks to the iconic ice cream brand's chief executive Jostein Solheim about its efforts to combat climate change

First Round of 2015 UN Climate Talks Begin in Geneva photo by UN

Business leaders launch text proposals for Paris agreement

We Mean Business coalition sends text proposals to key negotiators ahead of Paris summit

Parched soil by the White Nile in Khartoum Sudan

World Bank unveils $16bn plan to help Africa cope with climate change

Business plan aims to boost climate finance to cope with impacts such as drought and malaria

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(Mostly) Happy Birthday BusinessGreen

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10 unanswered questions for Amber Rudd and the UK energy policy 'reset'

The government's long-awaited energy policy reset contained some good news for green business, but it also raised more questions than answers

Amber Rudd at Energy and Climate Change Select Committee hearing

The real scandal of the UK's faltering renewables target

That the UK is at risk of missing its binding renewable energy target should come as a surprise to precisely no one


The Prime Minister's panicked protection for steel-makers is no substitute for a low carbon industrial strategy

There is a case for tackling carbon leakage concerns, but where is the green industrial strategy that can build a truly sustainable steel sector

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