The best renewable energy funds to buy now
Offshore windfarm
Renewables

The best renewable energy funds to buy now

The renewable energy industry continues to offer both growth and income, says Max King. Here are the best funds to buy now.
20 Sep 2022
A green investment trust to buy
California windfarm
Investment trusts

A green investment trust to buy

Impax Environmental, a successful investment trust, offers a compelling way to profit from solving environmental problems, says Max King.
16 Sep 2022
How to invest in Latin America’s metal reserves – the key to reaching net zero
Llamas in the Andes
Industrial metals

How to invest in Latin America’s metal reserves – the key to reaching net zero

Latin America’s base metals are crucial to stabilising global greenhouse-gas emissions, says James McKeigue. Here, he picks the best ways to invest.
18 Aug 2022
How solar panels could lower your energy bill
Solar panel
Energy

How solar panels could lower your energy bill

Solar-panel installation firms are reporting a four-fold increase in orders this year compared with 2021. Ruth Jackson-Kirby explains how solar can he…
14 Aug 2022
Three solar stocks to invest in
Solar
Renewables

Three solar stocks to invest in

This week, professional investor Nicholas Mersch of the HANetfS&P Global Clean Energy Select HANzero UCITS ETF tells us three solar stocks to invest i…
12 Aug 2022
How to invest in carbon capture and storage in the quest for net zero emissions
Renewables

How to invest in carbon capture and storage in the quest for net zero emissions

Switching to green energy is unlikely to be enough to get the world to “net zero”. Carbon capture and storage (CCS) technologies will also play a key …
7 Jul 2022
The transition to renewable energy is easier said than done
Renewables

The transition to renewable energy is easier said than done

We are on a path to “net zero” carbon emissions, says Edward Chancellor, but fossil fuels will be with us for some time yet.
4 Jul 2022
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The UK’s new energy strategy has been revealed – here’s how you can profit
Investments

The UK’s new energy strategy has been revealed – here’s how you can profit

The UK has just released details of its long-term energy strategy, which emphasises offshore wind power. Rupert Hargreaves explains how you can invest…
8 Apr 2022
Russian aggression is a big blow for the world’s “net zero” ambitions
Energy

Russian aggression is a big blow for the world’s “net zero” ambitions

Switching the world economy over from fossil fuels to green alternatives was always going to be a challenge. It just got a lot harder. Simon Wilson re…
12 Mar 2022
We need to invest in renewables – but we need to invest in oil and gas, too
Energy

We need to invest in renewables – but we need to invest in oil and gas, too

We need heavy investment in renewable energy, says Merryn Somerset Webb. But we also need continued investment in fossil fuels, to keep prices low and…
11 Feb 2022
Just how green is nuclear power?
Energy

Just how green is nuclear power?

Nuclear power is certainly very clean in terms of carbon emissions, but what about the radioactive waste produced as a byproduct? It’s not as much of …
22 Jan 2022
How China is cornering the market for electric-car batteries
Industrial metals

How China is cornering the market for electric-car batteries

The West is sleepwalking into a situation where it has traded its old reliance on Middle East oil for dependence on key metals controlled by China. Th…
8 Jan 2022
How to invest as we move to a hydrogen economy
Energy

How to invest as we move to a hydrogen economy

The government has started to roll out its plans for switching us over from fossil fuels to hydrogen and renewable energy. Should investors buy in? St…
9 Dec 2021
Power your portfolio with renewable-energy stocks
Renewables

Power your portfolio with renewable-energy stocks

The COP26 conference showed that fossil fuels are on their way out. This is a big opportunity for companies developing the equipment and technology th…
3 Dec 2021
Lithium price embarks on a long boom
Industrial metals

Lithium price embarks on a long boom

Rising demand for electric vehicles has driven the lithium price in China up by 276% since the start of the year to $30,940 a tonne
3 Dec 2021
Is investors’ enthusiasm for renewable energy justified?
Renewables

Is investors’ enthusiasm for renewable energy justified?

Investors have been pouring money into renewable energy funds. But the sector has had a tricky year so far. Max King looks at the opportunities for in…
9 Nov 2021
Green finance is set to be the most powerful financial repression tool yet
Bonds

Green finance is set to be the most powerful financial repression tool yet

The government has launched its “green savings bond” that offers investors just 0.65%. But that pitiful return is in many ways the point of “green” fi…
22 Oct 2021
The world still needs fossil fuels – here's how to invest
Energy

The world still needs fossil fuels – here's how to invest

Our enduring need for oil and gas heralds a boom in exploration and production, says Andrew Hunt.
15 Oct 2021
Is your fund manager’s ESG investment policy really ethical?
Energy stocks

Is your fund manager’s ESG investment policy really ethical?

The so-called ethical policies of some investors are doing more harm than good, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
8 Oct 2021
How to invest in small nuclear reactors – the future of green energy
Energy

How to invest in small nuclear reactors – the future of green energy

The UK’s electricity supply needs to be more robust for days when the wind doesn’t blow. We need nuclear power, says Dominic Frisby. And the future of…
6 Oct 2021
Why we will be reliant on fossil fuels for a long time to come
Energy

Why we will be reliant on fossil fuels for a long time to come

The energy crisis has shown us just how reliant we still are on fossil fuels. And we will continue to rely on them for a long time yet, says Merryn So…
27 Sep 2021
What's behind Britain’s looming energy crisis
Energy

What's behind Britain’s looming energy crisis

Global natural gas prices have soared as resurgent demand collides with supply disruptions. The UK is especially vulnerable and could be heading for a…
24 Sep 2021