How a ‘covered’ green bond structure could help developing countries meet their NDCs under the Paris Agreement
… But which models are winning out and is the technology running ahead of traditional social, policy and financial structures?
Climate Bonds Initiative has published its updated report on issuance of green bonds in the first half of 2017. We spoke to CBI’s head of market development, Justine Leigh-Bell, to get some wider context around the results.
We review a new report on what’s being learned from a type of climate finance that pays out when pre-agreed results are achieved
Following Trump’s statement on the US pulling out of the Paris agreement, we seek to identify the red flags to look out for, which could undermine NDC financing.
In the second of what we intend as a periodic series of thematic briefings, we look at a cohort of institutions that (possibly uniquely) have twin roles as both markets and regulators.
Green bond issuance is rocketing. But is it in a Paris-linked orbit? We join the largest ever gathering on this new market to take some soundings
In the first of two pieces on adaptation, we try to tease out what’s going on with (or perhaps going wrong with) adaptation finance. In the second piece, next week, we will look at possible solutions to scale.
We speak to IETA, the leading private sector organisation for emissions trading, on a key year for building out the Paris agreement on carbon markets.
One year on from Paris, in the first of a planned series of country updates, we speak with one of the lead government agencies for Mexico’s NDC implementation