Green America recognizes the best way to address the climate crisis is going green. As the world accepts the reality of climate change, investors are increasingly attracted to efficient, clean energy. Just like Victory Bonds supported the U.S. role in World War II, so does Green America hope to see “Clean Energy Victory Bonds” help America fight climate change. They aren’t available yet, but proponents are pushing legislation to create them soon. “These bonds would allow individuals to invest in the rapid deployment of renewable and energy efficiency projects, with a fixed rate of return — and with the full backing of the U.S. government,” according to Green America, which also lists several ways to invest in clean energy that already exist.
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