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Renewable Energy Investment Record Rise

Investors poured more money than ever into renewable energy in the first half of the year, but the pace is far from enough to sufficiently curb increasing carbon emissions. As much as $174 billion was spent on solar, offshore wind and other green technologies and companies in the period, according to data from BloombergNEF. While […]

Biofuels will pave the way for greener shipping

While it has been a tumultuous past year with the COVID-19 pandemic, the transformation of the marine fuels market  continued at pace. The International Maritime  Organisation’s (IMO)  decarbonisation targets of a  50% reduction in emissions  from 2008 levels by 2050,  and a minimum reduction in  carbon intensity per transport  usage of 40% by 2030,  compared […]

Congress Passes Spending Bill With Solar, Wind Tax Credit Extensions

The U.S. Congress on Monday passed a massive spending bill that includes $35 billion in energy research and development programs, a two-year extension of the Investment Tax Credit for solar power, a one-year extension of the Production Tax Credit for wind power projects, and an extension through 2025 for offshore wind tax credits — a significant last-minute boost […]

Why Sustainable Forestry Is a Good Investment

A decade ago, 100,000 volunteers from the Senegalese villages of Casamance and Siné Saloum joined together to replant 80 million mangrove trees, the world’s largest mangrove restoration program. Ten years later, the mangroves have sequestered more than 160,000 tons of carbon, the equivalent of taking more than 100,000 cars off the road every year. The […]

Green Investing

Often conflated with socially responsible investing (SRI), green investments are investment activities that focus on companies or projects committed to the conservation of natural resources, the production and discovery of alternative energy sources, the implementation of clean air and water projects, or other environmentally conscious business practices. Green investments may fit under the umbrella of SRI, […]

Top Green Investing Opportunities

The world is going green, from recycling and power generation to organic groceries and sustainable fisheries. Everyone, it seems—including climate change scientists, businesses, consumers and politicians—is interested in easing the burden humanity places on the environment. If you are looking for ways to put a little green in your wallet by putting some green in your […]

Biofuels: Investing Essentials

Agriculture is the No. 1 source of methane emissions in the U.S., and a potential source of biofuels. Energy is the cornerstone of our modern world, and as the global population continues to expand, demand for energy is only going to grow. Take the increasingly difficult and expensive task of finding and extracting fossil fuels, […]

Socially Responsible Investment (SRI)

Socially responsible investment, or SRI, is a strategy that emphasizes not only the financial gains from an investment but also ethical or social change. Identifying which ventures to put their hard-earned money into can be difficult for potential investors. It is why such investors consider factors such as diversification, dividends, rate of returnRate of ReturnThe […]

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