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Green Bond market to top $100bn in 2015

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Strong third quarter performance drive year to date issuances to $32bn, more than double the total issued last year

23 Oct 2014

Piketty: 'This is an unprecedented opportunity to drive investment in low-carbon growth'

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‘Rockstar economist’ joins colleagues to urge European leaders to agree ambitious climate package and provide 'springboard' to cleaner world

22 Oct 2014

Denmark's plan to offset transport emissions sparks EU row

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Green champion’s push to funnel car emissions into the emissions trading system seen as attempt to bend rules

21 Oct 2014

HSBC, Barclays and RBS come under pressure to ditch fossil fuel investments

Lloyds and Santander also targeted in new campaign aiming to highlight 'carbon bubble' risks

20 Oct 2014

Prudential announced as cornerstone investor for Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon

Ambitious tidal energy project takes a major step forward as insurance giant prepares to invest up to £100m

20 Oct 2014

"Positive investment" market tops £3.25bn

New figures reveal a record 1.75 million people are now investing in funds and projects that benefit the environment and society

18 Oct 2014

Davey hints at sweeteners for Eastern Europe as part of EU climate deal

Energy and climate change secretary confident an ambitious emissions reduction agreement can be done next week

17 Oct 2014

MSCI unveils fossil-fuel free indexes

Company says indexes excluding oil, gas, and coal reserves were launched in response to investor concerns over stranded assets

16 Oct 2014

SolarCity offers $200m green bonds

Scheme allows individuals to earn up to four per cent returns while helping to boost clean energy, company says

16 Oct 2014

Report: Global clean energy investment jumps 11 per cent

Clean Energy Pipeline predicts 2014 will see clean energy investment recovery as third quarter delivers strong showing

15 Oct 2014

Swedish city of Örebro latest to divest from fossil fuels

Municipality becomes 30th local authority and first in Sweden to pull out of oil, coal and gas investments

14 Oct 2014

Skylark prepares to take flight as Ecotricity and Skanska team up for wind farm venture

New joint venture aims to mobilise £500m of wind farm investment

14 Oct 2014

Reports: Mark Carney lends weight to carbon bubble theory

Governor of the Bank of England calls for long term thinking by investors and governments, warning 'vast majority of reserves are unburnable'

13 Oct 2014

US climate action can drive growth and reduce emissions, report says

World Resources Institute call for "right policy environment" to help scale up investment in low carbon technologies that save money

13 Oct 2014

Triodos Renewables unveils £5m green energy crowdfunding offer

Company drops minimum investment to £50 in bid to encourage wider investor participation and bolster project portfolio

13 Oct 2014

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