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Big Money Looking For Green Investments (Sean Kidney : AltEnergyStocks.com)

Big Money Looking For Green Investments (Sean Kidney : AltEnergyStocks.com)

Climate Finance session at UN Summit is electric.  Insurers go wild with promises; investors plead for green investments; Jim Kim almost breaks out in song about green bonds. … Read entire article »

Filed under: 5.Climate Change & Carbon

TEPCO having trouble with ‘ice wall’ at Fukushima plant(Japan Today)

TEPCO having trouble with ‘ice wall’ at Fukushima plant(Japan Today)

TOKYO —Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO), which operates the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, is still having trouble with an ice wall that was designed to stem the flow of radioactive water seeping from the crippled reactors. … Read entire article »

Filed under: 8.Eathquake & Nuclear accident

Utilities should have nuclear waste storage facilities as prerequisite for reactor restarts: panel(Japan Times)

Utilities should have nuclear waste storage facilities as prerequisite for reactor restarts: panel(Japan Times)

A panel of experts that advises the government said that utilities should be responsible for establishing temporary storage facilities for high-level radioactive waste as a prerequisite for restarting their nuclear reactors. … Read entire article »

Filed under: 8.Eathquake & Nuclear accident

World to governments: It’s your turn to lead on climate change(WWF)

World to governments: It’s your turn to lead on climate change(WWF)

WWF Head of Delegation Samantha Smith issued the following statement Tuesday about the UN Climate Summit in New York City: … Read entire article »

Filed under: 5.Climate Change & Carbon

DBJ has mandated Joint Lead Managers for a potential inaugural DBJ Green Bond transaction (DBJ)

DBJ has mandated Joint Lead Managers for a potential inaugural DBJ Green Bond transaction (DBJ)

Development Bank of Japan Inc. (DBJ; President and Chief Executive Officer: Toru Hashimoto) has mandated Joint Lead Managers below for a potential inaugural DBJ Green Bond transaction. … Read entire article »

Filed under: 1. BANK, 4. Asset management & Pension, 5.Climate Change & Carbon

Ban Ki-moon urged to champion public funds for climate finance(BankTrack & Friends of the Earth)

Ban Ki-moon urged to champion public funds for climate finance(BankTrack & Friends of the Earth)

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 18th Ahead of next week’s U.N. General Assembly and Climate Summit, 118 groups from 37 countries urged U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to ensure that private finance is not counted as international climate finance, as well as ensure that the green bond market is truly green. … Read entire article »

Filed under: 5.Climate Change & Carbon