[Climate Bonds] AAA away! EIB does a EUR350m ($480m) tap of its big 5yr climate awareness bond / World Bank does 4yr BRL465.5 + TLY335.5 (total $369m) green bonds for Japanese uridashi investors

Climate Bonds has posted a new item, ‘AAA away! EIB does a EUR350m ($480m) tap of its big 5yr climate awareness bond / World Bank does 4yr BRL465.5 + TLY335.5 (total $369m) green bonds for Japanese uridashi investors‘ The AAA-rated European Investment Bank (EIB) has placed a 6th tap of its 5 …

A bunch of climate bond media stories for you: Financial News, Wall Street Journal, Enviro. Finance, Inst. Investor, etc

Climate Bonds has posted a new item, ‘A bunch of climate bond media stories for you: Financial News, Wall Street Journal, Enviro. Finance, Inst. Investor, etc ‘ Financial News – ‘It’s not easy being green’  Article talks about lack of regulations concerning what qualifies as ‘green’ in the context of …

Plastics Industry Sponsors UpGyres

UPGYRES News / January 7-15, 2014   UpGyres  –  short for Upcycle the Gyres Society –   Transforming Marine Plastic Pollution into Revenue Streams In this Issue: CANADIAN PLASTICS INDUSTRY sponsors UpGyres’ energy recovery study it could be used as a blueprint for remote coastal communities worldwide INTERVENE PLUNGE INTO …

Leonardo ENERGY report | The impact of energy-saving installations in European homes on the life cycle cost

The impact of energy-saving installations in European homes on the life cycle cost Dear Colleague, The energy-saving measures most often applied in homes relate to better insulation of the outer shell. Nevertheless, other technologies and installations can drastically drive down the energy consumption of a home. These include, amongst others, …

Helping to save our future by creative public building construction

TheOptimisticFuturist March 4, 2012 Saving our future using creative building techniques Taxpayers own lots of governmental , educational and non-profit buildings in this country. Studies show that nearly 1/3 of all energy used in public buildings is wasted. [i] We are not talking small dollars here -for example, in most …