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How to Finance Clean Tech and Green Fuels for the globe’s 3 billion biomass dependent

OPINION Creating a new asset class for investments in energy efficiency solutions for the world’s biomass dependent. We know that about half of the world’s population depends on wood, charcoal and other solid biomass for their daily cooking and heating needs. We also know the other half of the planet depends on fossil fuels to meet the same needs (and others, like transportation, etc.). According to a blog post by Jake Schmidt, Policy director for the US environmental non-profit Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), the global clean energy market generated $243 billion in investments in 2010. This represents a 30% … Continue reading