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  • World Bank to issue up to $30m more carbon-linked notes

    29 February 2016

    The World Bank is to increase its issuance of carbon-linked notes to support methane reduction projects by up to $30 million this year.

  • Climate Change - Threat and Opportunity for Private Sector

    02 February 2016

    The Paris climate deal made it clear that the private sector, with its financial clout and penchant for innovation, must play a leading role in the struggle for a greener future, says Dimitris Tsitsiragos.

  • Canadian Solar raises $100m to support growth in Asia and Latin America

    01 February 2016

    Canadian Solar has raised more than $100 million, in two separate transactions, to help finance its expansion in Asia and Latin America.

  • Banking climate principles to be launched next week

    03 December 2015

    A new set of climate changes principles for the banking industry are set to be launched on Monday, Environmental Finance has learned.

  • Development banks issue updated guide to help green bond issuers with impact reporting

    02 December 2015

    A group of development banks has published updated impact reporting guidelines for green bond issuers, saying that the market is the "litmus test" for wider climate finance.

  • $500m pledged for developing countries as COP21 begins

    30 November 2015

    Some $500 million has been pledged by European and North American governments to support climate change mitigation and adaptation efforts in developing countries.

  • Paris 'can provide toolkit to allow carbon markets to link'

    20 November 2015

    The Paris climate summit will not realistically set up a global carbon market, but could provide a toolbox to help link regional trading systems.

  • IADB plans green bonds for energy efficiency projects in Latin America

    11 November 2015

    The $217 million allocated by the UN's Green Climate Fund (GCF) to green bonds for energy efficiency projects in Latin America, will contribute to two asset-backed securitisation programmes planned by the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB).

  • Carbon pricing revenues seen jumping 50% from 2014, says CMIA

    28 October 2015

    Global revenues from carbon pricing schemes are expected to soar by around 50% this year, according to data from the Climate Markets & Investment Association (CMIA).

  • Carbon prices fall in Chinese pilot schemes ahead of national market

    28 October 2015

    The price of carbon allowances in all but one of China's pilot emission trading schemes has fallen significantly since April, as participants prepare for the expected launch of a national market in 2017.