YOUR MONEY: Becoming a green investorThe green revolution has fueled a strong interest in potential investment opportunities in a variety of areas, particularly in the renewable energy sector.
By: Chuck Myers, McClatchy-Tribune News Service
The green revolution has fueled a strong interest in potential investment opportunities in a variety of areas, particularly in the renewable energy sector.
If you'd like to get up to speed about green investing, your local bookstore might be a good place to start. A number of books offer a range of insights and information about the expanding green investment area. Here are just a few:
-- "Investing in a Sustainable World: Why Green Is the New Color of Money on Wall Street" by Matthew J. Kiernan; Amacom, 2008 ($27.95)
Explores the green investing trend that has gone from soft interest to a growing momentum.
-- "Investing in Renewable Energy: Making Money on Green Chip Stocks" by Jeff Siegel; Wiley, 2008 ($27.95)
Focuses on investment opportunities and profiting in renewable energy stocks.
--"Billion Dollar Green: Profits from the Eco Revolution" by Tobin Smith; Wiley, 2008 ($27.95)
Provides good overview of green investing strategies and market opportunities.
-- "Green Investing: A Guide to Making Money Through Environment-Friendly Stocks" by Jack Uldrich; Adams Media Corp., 2008 ($14.95)
Identifies green stocks and green companies in a range of renewable energy fields, including solar, wind and bio-fuel.