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U.S. News & World Report: Green Bonds

An investment contributor for U.S. News & World Report, is working on a story about green bonds. With Earth Day coming up, we expect lots of traffic. Please answer these questions *via email* by end-of-day, Friday, March 23. 1) What are some of the big investment advantages of green bonds? 2) How much does the “feel good” factor make in terms of these investments? 3) Have green bonds been effective in their efforts to redevelop brownfield areas? 4) What pitfalls might investors want to look out for? 5) What might explain the growing popularity of these bonds — and are they really making a difference environmentally? 6) Anything else to add? Please include the name of the source, title and where they are based.