New Poll Shows Voters Are Ready To Pay To Blunt Climate Change

New Poll Shows Voters Are Ready To Pay To Blunt Climate Change By Tom Kenworthy on June 11, 2014 at 10:10 am CREDIT: Shutterstock If this keeps up, more politicians may learn to love climate change as a political issue. A new poll from Bloomberg shows that by nearly a …

A Dangerous Game Of Us vs. Us Played With Our Life Savings : AltEnergyStocks.com

  A Dangerous Game Of Us vs. Us Played With Our Life Savings Posted: 15 Mar 2014 07:22 AM PDT Tom Konrad CFA US law requires that money managers put their clients’ interests first. Investment advisers and money managers almost universally assume this means that they must try to make as …

Verge: Greenbuild sharpens focus on health and transparency

  By Elaine Hsieh, Program Director & Senior Analyst – VERGE Greenbuild – the world’s largest green building conference – officially kicks off in Philadelphia today, and I’m excited to be here with about 40,000 others to take it all in. This is my eighth year attending, so it’s a reunion …

[Climate Bonds] This week’s $54.4m, BBB+, 13yr solar rooftop lease securitization bond was a ground-breaking success

This week’s $54.4m, BBB+, 13yr solar rooftop lease securitization bond was a ground-breaking success Posted on 16. Nov, 2013 by Sean Kidney in blog, Climate Bonds, Green Bonds,Securitisation Market, Solar Energy, United States Last week we blogged that SolarCity and credit suisse were about to issue a new $54.4 million, climate bond – a rooftop solar lease securitization. It’s out: BBB+, 4.8%, …

Dutch Wind Turbine Purchase Sets World Crowdfunding Record

LONDON — Raising €1.3 million in just thirteen hours, 1700 Dutch households that came together to buy shares in a wind turbine have set a new world record for crowdfunding. All 6,648 shares in the electricity from the Vestas V80 2-MW wind turbine were sold, at a share price of €200. Each household …

E – The Environmental Magazine – Joining Hands for Beaches

May 19, 2013 WHAT WE’RE FOLLOWING Joining Hands for Beaches This past Saturday, Hands Across the Sand participants joined hands at beaches across the world to protest offshore drilling, deepwater drilling and offshore seismic testing. Hands Across the Sand’s mission is to ensure “the protection of our coastal economies, oceans,… Continue Reading …

UK Peace Index just released

24th April 2013      Dear Friends and Subscribers, We are delighted to announce the launch of the United Kingdom Peace Index (UKPI), the first comprehensive measure of peacefulness across the UK. The UKPI is the second in a series of national peace indices released by the Institute for Economics …

A Safe and a Shotgun or Publicly-owned Banks? The Battle of Cyprus

A Safe and a Shotgun or Publicly-owned Banks? The Battle of Cyprus Posted on March 21, 2013 by Ellen Brown If these worries become really serious, . . . [s]mall savers will take their money out of banks and resort to household safes and a shotgun. – Martin Hutchinson on the attempted EU raid on …