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Fracking and Finance: The Pros and Cons of New Fossil Fuel Energy

With lawsuits, moratoriums and bans on hydrofracking popping up across the United States, the promise of natural gas for a cleaner and more independent energy future is stuck between a rock and hard place

Africa and Denmark Join Forces to Promote Investment in Sustainable Energy

African greentech projects get a sustainable finance boost from the Scandinavian kingdom

Denmark has a long history with Africa. From the 17th to 19th centuries, the relationship was primarily that of colonizer and colonized, as the small European nation established several trading posts and forts along west Africa's Gold Coast.

Goldman Sachs' $40 Billion Clean Energy Investment: Sustainable Finance Awesomeness or Public Relations Ploy?

A ten-year financial commitment to green energy is a good thing. So why all the cynicism?

At its annual shareholder meeting Thursday in Jersey City, New Jersey, Wall Street behemoth Goldman Sachs announced that it plans to invest $40 billion into global renewable energy projects over the next decade.

Less Carbon, More Savings: The Relationship Between Renewable Energy and Your Electric Bill

"The next time someone tells you that they would support renewable energy if the costs weren't so high, share these findings with them and see if their perspective changes." -- Brennan Louw, ClearSky Advisors

Rise of the Green Dragon: China Tops 2012 Foreign Direct Investment Confidence Index

"It's little surprise that emerging markets fare well in the rankings, considering the economic turbulence in the developed world." -- A.T. Kearney 2012 FDI Confidence Index

The Almighty Peso: Sustainable Investing in Mexico

"Companies are looking for the best place to invest. It's obvious that Mexico has been that place for North America." -- Bruno Ferrari, Mexico Minister of Economy

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