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Green bonds sell big in 2014 as finance bids to help climate
A "green" bond market has taken root this year, with municipalities and corporations issuing new environmentally-focused bonds and money managers jumping in to buy them.
Reuters
 
From Kalimantan to Lima: Where do women stand in climate?
When UN-backed forest protection scheme REDD+ came to central Kalimantan in Indonesia, it promised employment to the indigenous community.
RTCC
 
UN's Clean Development Market Mechanism Future in Doubt, Largely Sidelined in Lima
The United Nations’ Clean Development Mechanism, a plan to use market forces to curb greenhouse gas emissions that once was hailed as among the most important and resilient parts of the UN process to confront climate change, is fighting to survive and remain relevant.
Bloomberg BNA
 
Vietnam submits BUR to UNFCCC Secretariat
Vietnam has submitted its first Biennial Update Reports (BUR) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Secretariat at the United Nations Conference of the Parties (COP 20) held recently in Lima, Peru.
VietNamnet
 
Washington governor proposes carbon pollution cap
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Wednesday proposed an ambitious cap-and-trade program to require the state's largest industrial polluters to pay for every ton of carbon they release.
AP
 
Front Yards Turn to Wetlands as Climate Change Takes Toll
Climate change is beginning to take a toll on real estate in the coastal city, about 80 miles (130 kilometers) southeast of Richmond, as insurance costs soar and residents resort to putting their homes on stilts or opening up space underneath for the water to flow through.
Bloomberg
 
Unilever, Cargill push to green their palm oil chain
Facing growing concerns about deforestation in Asia, companies are pledging to use green palm oil.
Fortune
 
 
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