Green bonds issuance ‘to reach record high in 2018’

Global green bonds issuance is set to grow by around 60% to $250 billion (£181bn) this year. That would far exceed the record $155 billion (£112bn) of green bonds issued last year, according to the latest assessment from Moody’s Investors Services. The sectors that have traditionally played a large role in this market such as […]

Europe’s cities going green despite tight budgets

European cities are successfully future-proofing against climate change despite budgetary constraints. That’s according to a new European Environment Agency (EEA) report, which highlights a range of green successes and demonstrates how they could be implemented elsewhere. Popular and relatively cost effective measures include building more green spaces and installing green roofs, both of which enhance water retention, aid cooling […]