Starting in the mid-1990s, the United Nations Climate Change Conference established a formal framework for participating countries to gauge their performance in mitigating environmental impact. An increasingly popular summit given the backdrop of the Kyoto Protocol — an international treaty to reduce greenhouse gas emissions — this year’s gathering will take on greater significance, potentially…

The bull case for alternative energy stocks is directly tied to humanity’s ability to cut back on their contributions to climate change. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in the UN more or less established the fact in a recent press release. “The alarm bells are deafening, and the evidence is irrefutable:  greenhouse‑gas emissions…

Why should you invest in renewable energy? There isn’t a single answer, but here are three reasons to consider. First, it’s what the global economy is shifting toward, and the renewable energy market will continue to grow. Second, environmental concerns are growing, and renewable energy is a way to address those concerns. Third, President Joe…