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Opening new frontiers in green finance

What do Islamic investors and EU bureaucrats have in common? Both have entered the green bond market this summer, explain Harald Lund and Elisabeth Lannoo.
Climate change 16-12-2015

Bristol pledge to become carbon neutral by 2050

Amidst the clamour of the success achieved at the Paris summit, the European Green Capital city of Bristol has made a bold pledge to accelerate its already-ambitious climate targets and pursue complete carbon neutrality by 2050. EURACTIV's partner edie.net reports.

Mayor: ‘I told Cameron to give me the money to turn Bristol into a lab!’

The mayor of Bristol convinced British Prime Minister David Cameron to let him turn his city into a “laboratory for change”, telling him, “Give me the money!” before securing millions in funding for the "Green Capital" of the European Union.