Greentech Media Weekly – January 23, 2009

The nation watched this week as history was made and Barack Obama took his presidential oath. Tony Blair gave Obama some advice regarding greentech while in Abu Dhabi. The middle eastern city has been embracing solar energy initiatives, another signal of the hopefully optimistic world shift to greentech, keeping VC …

Cap and Trade: Coal's Crippling Blow

Cap and Trade: Coal’s Crippling Blow By Nick Hodge | Friday, January 23rd, 2009 They’re already shaking in their carbon-filled boots. And that’s good financial news for you. Major utilities are quivering in fear and anticipation of the energy and environmental rules ahead—not even a week into the Obama Presidency. …

The Cleantech Wave Is Breaking

By Sam Hopkins | Thursday, January 22nd, 2009 While braving the Washington, D.C. icebox for seven hours on Inauguration Day, I had the fortune to get an inside look at Cleantech and Green Business for Obama.

ToYou from NewEnergyNews: January 23, 2009

TODAY’S HEADLINES: – NEW ENERGY IS IN THE STIMULUS BILL; FEED-IN TARIFFS OR RES RIGHT BEHIND? – MORE NEWS, 1-23 (WORLD’S FASTEST EV; GULF WIND WINS TEXAS RANGE WAR; WAVE ENERGY OFF CALIFORNIA COAST; SPAIN WANTS NEW ENERGY, REJECTS NUCLEAR) YESTERDAY: – “CLEAN” COAL DOUBLE EXPOSURE – MORE NEWS, 1-22 …

The Coming Capitalist Consensus

Walden Bello Not surprisingly, the swift unraveling of the global economy combined with the ascent to the U.S. presidency of an African-American liberal has left millions anticipating that the world is on the threshold of a new era.

NEW TOOL ANNOUNCED FOR MEASURING CORPORATE WATER USE

THETFORD CENTER, VT, January 22, 2009 –/WORLD-WIRE/– The Center for Sustainable Innovation (CSI) announced today the release of a new tool for measuring and reporting the sustainability of corporate water use. Known as the Corporate Water Gauge ™ , the new tool makes it possible to measure and report single …

Jan. 22, 2009: International Renewable Energy Agency emerges a last…

The International Renewable Energy Agency will be established on 26 January 2009 in Bonn, Germany. Bonn, 22 January 2009 – More than 100 states will attend the Founding Conference of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) next Monday in Bonn. Approximately 50 states announced that they would sign the treaty. …