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Climate Finance Update - Mitigation: Green Bonds Break Records as China Pilots Large-scale Green Financing
The European Investment Bank has issued the "longest" green bond with a 30-year maturity, while Apple Inc. has added a US$1 billion bond to its existing US$1.5 billion bond which is the "largest" green bond emission to date.
Reuters, 15 June 2017
Oil producer Norway will prohibit the use of oil and paraffin to heat buildings from 2020 as it tries to rein in domestic emissions of greenhouse gases, the government said on Thursday.
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IEA reports that global sales of electric vehicles surpass two million, but adoption rates must increase to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement. EU emissions rose for the first time since 2010 due to higher demand for transport offsetting increases in average fuel economy.
As the weather warms, so does the use of air conditioners. But running these devices requires power plants to ratchet up electricity production, causing air polluting emissions to rise.