Bond news: IRS provokes roaring laughter w. Destiny Green Bond ruling

kristy Reforming Global Finance

You have to hand it to the US IRS (Internal Revenue Service) – they seem to have a sense of humour. In 2004, the US Congress created tax-credits for Green Bonds for large construction projects that would serve as demonstrations of alternative energy technologies. In 2007 Destiny USA issued $228m …

Obama restates clean energy commitment, omits targets

kristy SRI/ESG News

Obama restates clean energy commitment, omits targets Despite failing to enact comprehensive climate legislation, there is no reason the US Congress should not pass a clean energy standard and grant related tax credits, President Barack Obama said during his State of the Union address on Tuesday. More >>> UK carbon …

Germany To Phase Out Nuclear Power; US Could (in theory) Do Same

kristy Resource Efficiency

Published on Wednesday, June 8, 2011 by Associated Press Germany To Phase Out Nuclear Power; US Could Do Same In their White House press conference Tuesday, President Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel stood together on topics ranging from the global economy to Libya. Cooling towers of the nuclear power …