The green bond market has reached nearly US$1 trillion, but trillions of dollars are still needed in areas like climate change and infrastructure. Photo: Shutterstock The green bond market has reached nearly US$1 trillion, but trillions of dollars are still needed in areas like climate change and infrastructure. Photo: Shutterstock
The green bond market has reached nearly US$1 trillion, but trillions of dollars are still needed in areas like climate change and infrastructure. Photo: Shutterstock
Anthony Rowley
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Anthony Rowley

Will it take a market crash for investors to move into climate financing?

  • Markets have yet to take on board the shift in the world’s financial needs as it grapples with the challenges of the pandemic and climate change
  • Financing reforms are needed to attract private-sector assets into long-term public investments in climate change alleviation and other socio-economic priorities

The green bond market has reached nearly US$1 trillion, but trillions of dollars are still needed in areas like climate change and infrastructure. Photo: Shutterstock The green bond market has reached nearly US$1 trillion, but trillions of dollars are still needed in areas like climate change and infrastructure. Photo: Shutterstock
The green bond market has reached nearly US$1 trillion, but trillions of dollars are still needed in areas like climate change and infrastructure. Photo: Shutterstock
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Anthony Rowley

Anthony Rowley

Anthony Rowley is a veteran journalist specialising in Asian economic and financial affairs. He was formerly Business Editor and International Finance Editor of the Hong Kong-based Far Eastern Economic Review and worked earlier on The Times newspaper in London