MIT issues green property bonds to refinance green buildings, $370m, 24 yr, 3.959% coupon, Aaae. We like!

  MIT issues green property bonds to refinance green buildings, $370m, 24 yr, 3.959% coupon, Aaae. We like! I’ve been in Montreal today discussing the prospects for green property bonds and arguing it’s as much about re-financing as new projects. We want an owner of a green hotel chain to be …

BRICS – The End of Western Dominance of the Global Financial and Economic Order

BRICS – The End of Western Dominance of the Global Financial and Economic Order   By Shyam Saran*   NEW DELHI, Jul 2014 (IPS) – The sixth BRICS Summit which has just ended in Brazil marks the transition of a grouping based hitherto on shared concerns to one based on …

New Experts Added to Session: Japan-U.S. Clean Tech Opportunities Webinar

research / reports / webinars / stock indexes / book / about January 27, 2014 Don’t Miss Next Week’s Webinar– Critical Insights on Japan-U.S. Clean Tech Opportunities Scheduled for 3:00 PM Pacific Feb. 4th / 8:00 AM Japan time Feb. 5th Opportunities for U.S. companies in Japan, and Japanese firms in the U.S., have never been greater. In the wake …

India’s dangerous ‘food bubble’

  India’s dangerous ‘food bubble’  Lester R. Brown http://www.earth-policy.org/plan_b_updates/2013/update119 Earth Policy Release Plan B Update December 4, 2013 india is now the world’s third-largest grain producer after china and the united states. The adoption of higher-yielding crop varieties and the spread of irrigation have led to this remarkable tripling of …

Solar Equipment Maker GT Advanced Technologies Lays Off 25 Percent of Workforce

Solar Equipment Maker GT Advanced Technologies Lays Off 25 Percent of Workforce by Jennifer Runyon, Managing Editor, RenewableEnergyWorld.com | October 31, 2012 | Responding to projections that the solar panel module overcapacity will continue for at least another year, solar equipment maker GT Advanced Technologies today announced a restructuring plan. …