16 Dec '11, 10am

Going Bearish on Green Investing

December 16, 2011 at 21:44 pm PST | slider writes: Steve, The first rule of investing is to not become emotionally attached to your investments. While I applaud your ethics by “putting your money where your mouth is” regarding your investments (unlike hypocrites such as Al Gore or Nancy Pelosi), you should also not be surprised when those investments lose value. I frankly can’t think of one single “green” investment that paid off in the long term for the average investor. Investments in the free-market economy produce returns based on cold, hard profit and loss factors, and not on good intentions. But like you, I truly wish it was different. I’m an entrepreneur trying to get my green energy start-up funded. I’ve spent $tens-of-thousands of my own money over the past 4 years on a commercial wind energy product that would make wind power costs competitive with natural gas, w...

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