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Global watchdog formed to oversee carbon offsets

A new, independent governance body will “bring greater quality and integrity” to the voluntary carbon markets, according to the group behind it.

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Chinese ban on coal finance spells trouble for European projects

China’s president Xi Jinping pledged on Tuesday to end the financing of new coal power projects abroad, dealing a potentially lethal blow to projects in the western Balkans and in Turkey.


Auditors criticise Brussels for slow progress on sustainable investments

The EU should do more to address the environmental and social cost of polluting activities, the European Court of Auditors said on Monday in a new assessment of its sustainable finance policies.

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EU to debut green bond sales this year

The EU will issue a first batch of green bonds in October to part fund its multi-billion-euro pandemic recovery plan, the European Commission announced on Tuesday.


Commission urged to reject fossil fuel support from EU transition fund

Industry and climate groups have jointly called on the European Commission to ensure that regional spending under the Just Transition Fund is aligned with the bloc’s broader climate goals, after analysis of initial plans show continued support for fossil fuels.


NGOs boycott media events sponsored by fossil fuel industry

Civil society organisations accuse the fossil fuel industry of seeking to gain influence by sponsoring media-hosted policy discussions in Brussels and say they will no longer participate in such events, in an open letter to three prominent news organisations.

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