Germany’s KfW issues largest ever USD green bond – $1.5bn! (AAAe, 1.75%, 5yr) and it’s still 1.6x oversubscribed

  Germany’s KfW issues largest ever USD green bond – $1.5bn! (AAAe, 1.75%, 5yr) and it’s still 1.6x oversubscribed In Frankfurt yesterday I met yesterday with the KFW (Germany’s development bank) Capital Markets team, who ran through their latest latest green bond in USD. A strong result. It’s a follow-up …

What is Modern Monetary Theory, or “MMT”?

At last , the truth about money-creation is coming to light , as we  also  show in our TV program “THE MONEY FIX”   at www.ethicalmarkets.tv  !   – – Hazel Henderson, Editor What is Modern Monetary Theory, or “MMT”? By Dale Pierce. Cross posted from New Economic Perspectives Modern Monetary Theory …

A scheme designed to net trillions from global tax havens is being scuppered

Nicholas Shaxson – The Guardian Switzerland and other offshore specialists are doing their best to frustrate international transparency in taxation The world is seeing the first stirrings of an emerging new architecture of global transparency in taxation which could, if pushed forwards, help governments for the first time raise serious …

Worst Ever Carbon Emissions Leave Climate on the Brink

Published on Monday, May 30, 2011 by The Guardian/UK Worst Ever Carbon Emissions Leave Climate on the Brink Exclusive: Record rise, despite recession, means 2C target almost out of reach by Fiona Harvey Greenhouse gas emissions increased by a record amount last year, to the highest carbon output in history, …