[Climate Bonds] Unibail-Rodamco issues EUR750m 10 year, A+ green property bond, first green corporate bond of 2014 – 3.4x oversubscribed in less than 2 hours. The next wave of green is coming.

Unibail-Rodamco, a large European commercial property company, yesterday announced that it had placed a landmark EUR750mn green bond based on a portfolio of green buildings. The bond was 3.4 times oversubscribed with the order book reaching EUR2.5bn in under 2 hours! The first corporate green bond linked to property was issued by Sweden’s Vasakronan …

[Climate Bonds] COP19 snippets #2: new rpt shows climate finance flows flat @$359bn p.a. vs $1tn needed

“ Ethical Markets  agrees with  our colleague Sean Kidney, founder of the Climate Bonds Initiative , and our Green Transition Scoreboard ®  confirms his analysis.Hazel Henderson,Editor” Climate Bonds has posted a new item, ‘COP19 snippets #2: new rpt shows climate finance flows flat @$359bn p.a. vs $1tn needed / IEA …

Guardian ‘names and shames’ the 90 evildoing orgs creating 63% of climate change

Click on the Interactive Graphic for names, percents and amounts of contribution Paul Just 90 companies caused two-thirds of man-made global warming emissions Chevron, Exxon and bp among companies most responsible for climate change since dawn of industrial age, figures show • Interactive – which fossil fuel companies are most responsible? …

[Climate Bonds] COP19 snippets: UN climate negotiations a damp squib / HSBC’s Robins “We need to integrate climate into financial policy” / GGGI CEO says investors should expect change in a rush, leaving assets stranded: “hedge your bets”!

Climate Bonds has posted a new item, ‘COP19 snippets: UN climate negotiations a damp squib / HSBC’s Robins “We need to integrate climate into financial policy” / GGGI CEO says investors should expect change in a rush, leaving assets stranded: “hedge your bets”!‘ I’ve been in Warsaw for more than …

Report: Global Climate Bonds Market Doubles As Investors Demand Low-Carbon Finance

Report: Global Climate Bonds Market Doubles As Investors Demand Low-Carbon Finance 2013-09-11 22:26:19.117 GMT By Andrea Vittorio (BNA) — Bonds and Climate Change Key Development: The global climate bonds market doubled from 2011 to 2012 to reach $346 billion as investors demanded more low-carbon finance, a new report says. What’s …

Doha snapshots: Negotiations? pffft / IEA+WB+UNEP+PwC+WMO: big gun reports fire away / meanwhile, in Uganda ….

Posted on 04. Dec, 2012 by Sean Kidney in blog – I’m in Qatar, a place slightly smaller than Connecticut, prosaically described in my travel guide app as “mainly flat and barren desert, covered with loose sand and gravel”. There’s not a lot of desert left in its capital, Doha, …

Is this a ‘tipping point’ for climate change and our planet?

NASA scientists today were stunned when following the hottest July in the northern hemisphere since records began, “Greenland’s surface ice cover experienced melting over 97% of its surface” based on satellite observations. NASA’s press release states “such pronounced melting at summit and across the ice sheet has not occurred since …

The Green Economy Movement: Our generation faces huge challenges: a failing jobs market, record inequality, and the growing threat of catastrophic climate change…

Our generation faces huge challenges: a failing jobs market, record inequality, and the growing threat of catastrophic climate change. But our generation also has the solutions to address all these challenges at once. From coast-to-coast, innovative young leaders are organizing across issue lines to build the green economy as an …

NEWS: ‘Investor Group on Climate Change’ Joins International Board Developing Standards for Climate Bonds

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Investor Group on Climate Change Joins International Board Developing Standards for Climate Bonds Goal to Assure Integrity of Green Claims for Investors, Governments LONDON, 5 July 2011–­­­ Australia’s Investor Group on Climate Change (IGCC), representing institutional investors, with total funds under management of approximately $600 billion, today …

The big jobs growth now is in Green Jobs

“WIRED asked LinkedIn to analyze the 7 million US members who have switched industries during the past five years.” The growth in “Renewables and The Environment” was 56.8% — almost off the chart [click to enlarge]. In the future, the only jobs left will be green. Last year, the NY …