Road to COP26: Green bonds are the new stars of climate finance but questions remain

Not all green bonds are equal

Pedro Gonçalves
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Road to COP26: Green bonds are the new stars of climate finance but questions remain

A window of opportunity for investors has opened in the form of green bonds as the urgency to curb global warming pressures governments to deliver environmentally-friendly projects. However, questions about the purpose of green bonds remain.

Some $33trn must be invested in low-carbon energy by 2050 to reduce emissions, according to the International Renewable Energy Agency. That sort of money can be found only on capital markets and investors...

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