MLPs and REITs Back in the Spotlight: Will Washington Finally Level the Playing Field?

EcoFactor raises $8m from Aster, RockPort, Claremont

12 October 2012 Envirotech & Clean Energy Investor Summit’s event network to open to all delegates next week – don’t miss out on sourcing key industry contacts! Deal News EcoFactor raises $8m from Aster, RockPort, Claremont Wells Fargo finances Sun Edison PV plant, now invested $1bn into solar Electrawinds joins …

John O’Brien: Mortgage Settlement Fails to Address Banking Criminal Enterprise

Hat tip to Yves Smith! John O’Brien: Mortgage Settlement Fails to Address Banking Criminal Enterprise Posted: 22 Feb 2012 03:09 AM PST Yves here. The release by San Francisco county assessor-recorder Phil Ting of a study of document irregularities in foreclosures has put a spotlight on the failure of Federal …

How the Bailout Killed Local Lending — And How Some States Hope to Bring It Back

How the Bailout Killed Local Lending — And How Some States Hope to Bring It Back Ellen Brown June 27, 2011 http://WebofDebt.com/articles “Wall Street banks have cut back on small business lending… [by] more than double the cutback in overall lending.… [Small business] options just keep disappearing.” -Elizabeth Warren, Chair …

Solar thermal developer BrightSource Energy files for IPO

27 April 2011 DEAL NEWS Solar thermal developer BrightSource Energy files for IPO Deal round-up: Cleantech innovators land windfall Solar Rainbow aims for new heights with roofing company acquisition Trina Solar seals Fotowatio sales agreement BASF buys inge watertechnologies from Emerald Technology Ventures Matrix Partners tipped to invest $15m in …

Decline in U.S. Mutual Funds’ Support of Climate-Related Shareholder Resolutions in 2010, New Report Finds

Support Split Among Leaders and Laggards, with TIAA-CREF, Wells Fargo Leading on Voting Support and Vanguard, State Street Failing to Support Any Climate-Related Resolutions April 8, 2011 BOSTON – U.S. mutual funds’ proxy voting patterns for climate-related shareholder resolutions are not keeping pace with the escalating risks associated with climate …

New Report Card Exposes Largest Financers of Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 5, 2011 3:16 PM CONTACT: Rainforest Action Network (RAN) Nell Greenberg Communications Director (415) 659-0557 New Report Card Exposes Largest Financers of Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining Rainforest Action Network and Sierra Club Release report card on Banks and Mountaintop Removal SAN FRANCISCO – April 5 – …