Seedbombing: Applying the Principles of Permaculture to Finance

Seedbombing: Applying the Principles of Permaculture to Finance I originally wrote this article for Transition Free Press Edition 4. It’s published under a Creative Commons licence (see side panel for details) Finance, even in its most high-tech formulations, is rooted in ecological systems. A high-frequency trading hedge fund, for example, relies …

The Challenge of Institutional Investment in Renewable Energy

David Nelson and Brendan Pierpont, Climate Policy Initiative, March 2013             Available via Creative Commons A move toward renewable energy sources will require significant long-term, low-cost investment. Policymakers, faced with fiscal constraints and a still-recovering financial system, have begun to look to institutional investors – principally pension funds and insurance …