Archive for November, 2008
by John Petersen Change often comes as a surprise because it develops while we’re focused on other issues and by the time we notice the change, it’s already history. In a recent presentation attended by Eric Wesoff of Greentech Media, clean-tech venture capitalist Vinod Khosla reportedly said, “500 million people on earth enjoy a [...]
Debtonation: Independent analysis of the global financial crisis. Debtonation is the blog of Ann Pettifor, renowned political economist, author and co-founder of Jubilee 2000, the global movement for debt relief at the turn of the millennium.
Clean Energy Can Fuel Economic Revival, Green Groups Tell Obama By J.R. Pegg WASHINGTON, DC, November 28, 2008 (ENS) - President-elect Barack Obama can revive the U.S. economy - and combat climate change - by investing in clean energy technologies and strengthening environmental protections, the leaders of major U.S. environmental groups advise. [...]
Financing for Development Conference Opens in Doha Today, the Secretary-General opened the Follow-up Conference in Doha with a call for boldness, and a will to lead in ‘taming’ global economic turmoil while the General Assembly President said that the transformation of a ‘faltering’ economic and financial system is a moral duty. Civil [...]
The Content of the Newsletter is listed below: 1. Editorial 2 2. Green Budget Reform in Germany 2 3. Green Budget Reform on EU-Level 7 4. Green Budget Reform worldwide 15 5. Current Issues – Financial Crisis 25 6. Links and Publications 34 7. Events 37 8. Imprint [...]
November 24, 2008 The Demand Response Smart Grid Coalition issued 21 policies today for president-elect Barack Obama. Top on the list: tax credits for energy saved. Read more...
OBAMA, GORE, GREENPEACE – HOW LONG WILL THIS BE GOIN' ON? HYDROKINETIC ENERGY AT THE CROSSING CITIES BY THE BATTERY YESTERDAY: WAXMAN 'DA MAN (TO CHAIR HOUSE ENERGY COMMITTEE) POWER FROM THE GRAVEYARD MOVING WIND POWER AROUND
Could Project Better Place Rescue Detroit? By Sam Hopkins | Tuesday, November 25th, 2008 At Barack Obama's first press conference after the election, Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm stood right next to the President-elect. But Granholm didn't sit with Big 3 company heads as they pleaded unimpressively for auto industry bailout money [...]
Welcome to CIRCLE! CIRCLE is a European Networking project aiming at implementing a European Research Area (ERA) in the field of climate change and adaptation research. The aim of CIRCLE as an ERA-NET is described on our website: www.circle-era.net. Contents CIRCLE news Other news Congresses and other announcements 1. CIRCLE news CIRCLE [...]
The last couple of days have given us major announcements of electric car infrastructure projects. As the keynote speaker at the L.A. Auto Show, Nissan (NSANY) CEO Carlos Ghosn announced a partnership with the Oregon Transportation Department and Portland General Electric to install charging stations around the state. Nissan will provide a [...]