[Climate Bonds] AfDB to issue $500m AAA green bond in Sept/Oct; arranger still to be selected

Environmental Finance today reports that the African Development Bank (AfDB) plans to issue a US$500 million AAA green bond in September or October. This would be AfDB’s biggest green bond to date; they hope to start presenting to investors in coming weeks.The AfDB has previously raised about $400 million through …

APP strikes deforestation deal, CCS in distress, carbon could fall below €1

5 February 2013 Content added to Environmental Finance in the past week includes: Latest Analysis California: America’s cap-and-trade crucible Editorial: A return to growth – and resource constraint? Sunlight at the end of the solar tunnel? Latest News and Comment APP strikes ‘breakthrough’ deforestation deal with environmental groups Number of new CCS …

Environmental Finance 15 January 2013

  15 January 2013   Content added to Environmental Finance in the past week includes: Latest Analysis     Setting the stage for energy efficiency investment Latest News and Comment Clean energy investment down 11% in 2012 but China, Japan outperform – BNEF Difficult year ahead for Euopean renewables – HgCapital Emerald …

Environmental Finance: Week of Jan 10th

  10 January 2012   Content added to Environmental Finance in the past week includes: Latest Analysis US wind celebration muted by slow restart, capital questions Setting the stage for energy efficiency investment Carbon capture and storage – six feet under? Latest News and Comment New York governor plans $1bn Green Bank …

Environmental Finance News Jan.8,2013

  8 January 2012   Latest Analysis CCS – six feet under? Editor Mark Nicholls looks at the peaks and troughs of another eventful year Putting REITs through their PACEs – how they could benefit solar investment Latest News and Comment Shell near-miss highlights dangers of Arctic exploration, say investors Bright …

Voluntary carbon market escapes mandatory gloom

Voluntary carbon market escapes mandatory gloom Sentiment is more positive in the voluntary carbon markets than in their larger, mandatory equivalents, according to the winners of Environmental Finance and Carbon Finance?s annual survey of the voluntary carbon markets. More >>> BrightSource Energy withdraws IPO Solar thermal developer BrightSource Energy has …

Bunge deal sees Climate Change Capital investors hit

Bunge deal sees Climate Change Capital investors hit Agribusiness group Bunge is to buy environmental asset manager Climate Change Capital in a move that will see CCC?s backers take a hit on their investment. More >>> Danish companies invest in Dong offshore wind farm Danish toy maker Lego and hearing …

Green Deal Finance Co eyeing billions in green bonds

Vote in the Environmental Finance Voluntary Carbon survey Environmental Finance is conducting its annual survey of the voluntary carbon markets, polling its readers on the leading project developers, traders, brokers, advisors, verifiers and other service providers active in these markets. More >>> Green Deal Finance Co eyeing billions in green …

Wall Street Green Summit – March 19+20

New York, NY (PRWEB) January 31, 2012 The continuing financial crisis has changed the green business model. Innovative approaches in renewable energy, energy efficiency and carbon reductions are being spurred by the necessity of doing more with less. The Summit brings together the leading innovators in environmental finance for the …

EU needs 2030 greenhouse gas target – Oettinger

EU needs 2030 greenhouse gas target – Oettinger A ‘realistic’ legally binding target to cut greenhouse gas emissions needs to be agreed for 2030 if the EU is to achieve its ambitious aim of zero emissions by 2050, the EU energy commissioner Günther Oettinger said today as he launched the …