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Every time gas prices go up, more investors pile into green funds. Every time environmental issues heat up, so do the number of green funds. And as the number of green companies increase, so do the dollars in green funds. “Green funds tend to be focused on companies of the future,” said Steve Schueth, president, First Affirmative Financial Network, which specializes in socially responsible investments. “They’re popping up like mushrooms after a morning rainstorm.” Investors are also popping up like mushrooms, pouring trillions of dollars into green funds. As the demand for alternative fuels and clean technology grows, the ...
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Green is the New Gold: Nine Environmentally Friendly Investment ...
(June 2008)—Sure, you’d like to “go green” in your investments. If you could find some financially sound options, why not? As environmental issues have heated up and gained more and more press, you’ve embraced the concept of saving the planet. You’ve changed your light bulbs, strived to live the “reduce, reuse, and recycle” mantra, and even traded in your gas-guzzling SUV for a hybrid. (Well, at least you’ve considered it!) Problem is, you need to feel secure about your retirement years—and the concept of green investing just seems a little too, well, trendy for comfort.       Jim Mellon and Al Chalabi say such fears are ... market research, surveys and trends
Green Investing climate in Spain improves dramatically with Wind ...
The Spanish Government has been  facing a tough budgetary situation due to sovereign debt problems afflicting Europe.The government is trying to structurally reform its Energy Sector to make it more competitive and dynamic.Spain has one of the largest  Renewable Energy Capacities in the world due to generous subsidies in the past several years.Though the solar market crashed in 2009 after a “gold rush” in 2008,the Solar Capacity of Spain still ranks No. 2nd  in the world.But these subsidies have started to pinch the government which is trying to reduce its Fiscal Deficit .Unlike other countries which pass on the ... market research, surveys and trends

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Cleantech Group in the news
Should you be getting an e-reader for the planet's sake? I'd always thought not, but a new study has made me think again Cleantech: Can David Learn to Love Goliath   Fast Company, 3/9/10 As Cleantech Group President Sheeraz Haji put it, many cleantech firms see operating conditions improving--not least because of the $512 billion in direct government stimulus funding. Creative Destruction on the Frontiers of Clean Tech   CSRwire, 3/7/10 Does the Bloom Box Signal the Future of Cleantech?. Energy efficiency to shine in 2010   San Jose Mercury News, 1/24/10 Venture capital investment in energy efficiency ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
CleanTech Investing: The Green Gold Rush | Business | GreenBiz.com
According to U.N.EP, investors poured $2.9 billion into clean technologies in 2006, an 80 percent increase over 2005. Investments are expected to rise even higher by the end of 2007. Already in the first three quarters of 2007 U.S. companies alone have invested $2.6 billion in clean technology. Most of this funding went toward wind, solar and other low-carbon energy technologies. Growing public concern over climate change and other emerging environmental and energy-related issues have spurred green investing. And as the number of socially motivated companies rises, so too will the ranks of investors funding them, as many ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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Carbon Gold Rush and Carbon Cowboys: A New Chapter in Green Mythology?
Investing Wisely in the Green Rush. Venture capitalists are flocking to clean energy startups [Headline] (Holland, 2007). Here the ''gold rush'' metaphor ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Governor Celebrates Clean Technology Investment In California ...
Today, Governor Schwarzenegger celebrated the state's dedicated efforts to bring clean technology businesses to California by welcoming a Tesla Motors production facility for its Model S, second-generation vehicle, to our state. California's landmark Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006, AB 32, is a testament to our state's solid commitment to fighting climate change while protecting our economy.  And Tesla Motors proves, with its zero carbon-emitting, 100 percent electric roadster, that a marriage between environment and economy can be fast, functional, even sexy. Where companies like Tesla inspire ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
“Pink Gold Rush:” Shrimp Aquaculture, Sustainable Development, and ...
Pink Gold Rush:"Shrimp Aquaculture, Sustainable Development, ..... liberalization and private investment. The changes adhered to the new neoliberal ..... See Green Peace Report Shrimp: The Devastating Delicacy: The Explosion of Shrimp ...
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Congress is working on legislation to address global warming ...
Yahoo! Answers Staff note: Yahoo! Answers is a forum for people from all over the world to engage with one another and to find information on topics that interest them. This is not an endorsement. We are not siding with any candidate or party -- in general or for the 2008 US elections. We're hopeful that people from all perspectives will realize the great insights that the Answers community can have, and will turn to us for future discussions. When it comes to the issue of global climate change it seems that most of its opponents propose that to act with environmental responsibility would be detrimental to the economy - ...
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