03 Aug '11, 6am

Climate Bond Standard to be Released This Week: Filed under: Energy News

Conserving the planet for conservative investors. Investing in clean energy stocks has an (often well-deserved) reputation for risk. Although energy efficiency and more inclusive progressive energy indexes have held up fairly well over the last few years, the performance of narrower clean energy sectors has been dismal, and some industry observers feel that the declines in wind and solar are structural (and hence permanent) as opposed to cyclical (and therefor temporary.) This presents a conundrum for investors with long time horizons who not only need their investments to earn a steady return and meet long term financial obligations, but also care about the long term health of the planet. Individuals saving for retirement, as well as many pension funds and insurers match this profile. Why should such long term investors care about the environment? Because runaway climate ...

Full article: http://www.altenergystocks.com/archives/2011/08/climate_b...

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