Cash will continue to be a universal form of payment, says Tim Halford, and Hilary Chivall warns against society being totally dependent on electricity for online transactionsCash is dying, contactless is king – we’ve...
Green co-leader Caroline Lucas says she hopes to build a cross-party coalition to stop bottle wastage, while other correspondents offer their thoughts on protecting the environment
The crash in crude oil prices has huge implications for geopolitics, climate change – and even our pensions
Insurance firm Aviva and major funds in the UK, Norway and France join forces to put pressure on big corporations to clean up their electricity sources
Wealthy institutions like pension funds can get sophisticated advice on divesting fossil fuels. For individual investors, it’s not so easy. Here’s our advice
Evidence suggests the Competition and Markets Authority’s suggested measures for reform of the banking sector will have little effect
As Community Energy Fortnight beings, investors can check out the renewable schemes offering returns of up to 13%Richard Body is an energy pioneer. The IT consultant is a director of the Torrs Hydro scheme in New Mills, Derbyshire,...
Investments in fossil fuel companies face serious risk from global warming, research by the Economist Intelligence Unit shows
Special report: The plummeting coal sector and a growing green divestment movement is leaving firms who still invest in fossil fuels and connected pension holders heavily exposed
Other investors are likely to follow Norwegian fund’s move out of coal-based investments, due to its size as the world’s largest sovereign wealth fund
Renewable energy firm has teamed up with Triodos on the investment scheme, but it isn’t covered by the FSCSInvestors looking for a green home for their cash but also a decent return are being targeted by a new £2.5m...
We can talk about carbon bubbles and the risk of investing in fossil fuels, but the most profound changes come from breaking down acceptance of existing norms, says Brett Scott
Joining JP Morgan, Wells Fargo and others, the Pittsburgh-based bank says it will stop financing coal companies that rely on environmentally damaging mountaintop removal for more than a quarter of their production
Shareholders ask the five largest US oil companies – Valero, Exxon Mobil, Marathon Petroleum, Phillips 66 and Chevron – to disclose the risks their operations and facilities face from rising sea levels and storm surges
Despite Abbott government instruction, the green bank says it is legally obliged to continue operating until legislated not to
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