Big news as @Barclays says it will invest at least £1bn in green bonds by next November

Big news as @Barclays says it will invest at least £1bn in green bonds by next November

businessgreen.com 22 Sep '14, 12pm

Barclays is to invest a minimum of £1bn in green bonds over the next year, more than doubling its current £430m portfolio. The banking giant today issued a statement detailing how it had seen significant growth over the past few years in green bonds, as investors flock to take advantage of fixed income securities designed to raise capital to finance the low carbon projects. FURTHER READING New York Climate Summit - All the latest US will not commit to climate change aid for poor nations at UN summit "Every so often, market innovation and social imperatives come together to create something exciting that has the potential to make a real dif...

9 inspiring posters from the People's Climate March

treehugger.com 22 Sep '14, 1pm
9 inspiring posters from the People's Climate March

A group of scientists dressed in lab coats brought hard evidence to the march, and presented their findings on a giant rolling chalkboard. “W...

New Cost Analysis Shows Unsubsidized Renewables Increasingly Rival Fossil Fuels: Renewables in th...

greentechmedia.com 22 Sep '14, 11am
New Cost Analysis Shows Unsubsidized Renewables Increasingly Rival Fossil Fuels: Renewables in the electrici...

Renewables in the electricity sector are undoubtedly getting cheaper. But exactly how cheap compared to conventional fuels? If using the comm...

5 reasons optimism is the key ingredient for the Climate Summit

greenbiz.com 22 Sep '14, 9am
5 reasons optimism is the key ingredient for the Climate Summit

Several months ago U.K. economist Andrew Simms wrote an entertaining article on seven good reasons to be an ‘apocaloptimist’ . Simms’ basic p...

Coca-Cola is not the solution to hunger in Africa - The Ecologist

theecologist.org 22 Sep '14, 9am
Coca-Cola is not the solution to hunger in Africa - The Ecologist

As a result of their New Alliance agreements, Tanzania and Mozambique have already formulated new laws to criminalise farmers who exchange se...

Energy

German wind group Nordex wins biggest domestic order with 57.6MW supply deal for PNE Wind:

German wind group Nordex wins biggest domestic order with 57.6MW supply deal for PNE Wind:

rechargenews.com 22 Sep '14, 8am

German wind turbine manufacturer Nordex has received its largest individual order in its home market to date, from developer PNE Wind for the...

US-China Rifts Put Aside for Clean Energy Research

renewableenergyworld.com 22 Sep '14, 2pm

The cooperation contrasts with the two nations’ longstanding differences over a range of issues , including intellectual property, human righ...

ZSW brings thin-film PV world record back to Stuttgart; CIGS solar cell reaches 21.7 percent effi...

solarserver.com 22 Sep '14, 8am

The Centre for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research Baden-Württemberg (ZSW, Stuttgart, Germany)) has set a new world record in thin-film solar ...

Transportation

Toyota reveals new C-HR hybrid crossover concept #greenenergy

thegreencarwebsite.co.uk 22 Sep '14, 10am
Toyota reveals new C-HR hybrid crossover concept #greenenergy

Toyota has released the first pictures of its new C-HR – a Nissan Juke type rival crossover, with a hybrid drivetrain. Just a concept at the ...

Fashion

Jean Nouvel Unveil Designs for a Nature-Filled National Art Museum of China

inhabitat.com 22 Sep '14, 9am
Jean Nouvel Unveil Designs for a Nature-Filled National Art Museum of China

Nouvel’s nearly 33-acre museum will be seven times larger than the current institution located near the Forbidden City and will be built in c...

Check out these great photos of the NYC climate march

grist.org 21 Sep '14, 11pm

Check out these great photos of the NYC climate march Naomi Klein is right: Unchecked capital...

Record numbers around the world call on politicians to act on #climatechange ...

According to CBS News there were 300,000. Marching, Singing, waving banners, taking over the ...

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