Banks and policymakers need to work together to mobilise investment, says NatWest.
The Government has charged a new taskforce, chaired by the boss of NatWest, with working out how to significantly cut UK energy consumption over the next seven years.
NatWest Head of Climate Change James Close and EV’s Europe Editor Allister Thomas are joined by Ben Guest, head of new energy at asset management firm Gresham House, to discuss energy storage and the challenges around financing and credit-risking new technologies - and their thoughts on the outcome of COP three months on.
The deal’s been done and, as the dust settles on the Glasgow Climate Pact, EV Europe editor Allister Thomas and James Close, head of climate change at NatWest Group, dig into the detail.
Energy and agriculture: Two industries which may not naturally go hand in hand. But they are critical in meeting society’s needs for food and fuel and both are at a crossroads in tackling carbon emissions.
The stage is set. The (energy-efficient) lights are lit. After nearly a year of delay, the 26th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 26) to the UNFCCC is finally upon us.
NatWest has announced a target of providing £100billion of sustainable and climate funding for customers by the end of 2025.
With any energy transition, there is a need to bring about wholescale change, from the up, to the mid and the downstream.
Everyone you talk to agrees environmental, social, and governance (ESG) is critical to finance. Where people differ, though, is how best to achieve the goals this timely initialism sets out to capture.
The long-awaited United Nations Climate Change Conference will be a chance to “reset the benchmark” ahead of the worldwide push for net zero, according to one of the leading figures behind the event.
A UK solar energy firm has secured almost £50 million in financial backing to build two large-scale solar farms in Spain.