Greentech Venture Capital Summary for 2009

By Eric Wesoff Here’s a quick look at Venture Capital investment in Greentech over the last year. We’ll dive into the details next week. VC investment in green technologies totaled $4.85 billion in 356 deals in 2009. Although the dollar total is down from 2008’s $7.6 billion, the number of …

Welcome to the Social Edge update!

News on The Edge As we prepare to launch into 2010, now is the time to reflect on the wonderful conversations and thoughtful debates the Social Edge community has engaged in during 2009. Here is your Social Entrepreneurship Top 10, the ten discussions that provoked the most passionate comments. Five …

NAKED CAPITALISM

This blog: NAKED CAPITALISM, is from an ex-Wall Street whistle-blower. It’s very fair and informative – Ed. “2010: Foreseeable and Unforeseeable Risks ~ The Room For Policy Error is Enormous” Posted: 28 Dec 2009 11:27 PM PST By John Bougearel, author of Riding the Storm Out and Director of Financial …

2009 Countdown: Top 10 Solar Trends

By Ucilia Wang It has been a year of drama for the solar industry. Solar panel makers and their suppliers and customers had to scramble to draw up survival plans. Now it looks like the worst is over. Or, at least that’s what companies are hoping for. Read more…

The World is getting ripe for meaningful monetary reform!

Christmas and holiday message Dear Friends of the American Monetary Institute, Warmest Christmas and holiday greetings to all. Yes, 2009 was disappointing when so many in our legislative and executive branches ignored the wishes of our people and the requirements of progress and of justice, and put forward  miserable health …

Reckless Indifference Of The American Cancer Society To Cancer Prevention

Is this good corporate citizenship? – ed. *CHICAGO, IL, December 28, 2009 –/WORLD-WIRE/–* Early this month, top Republican Senator Charles E. Grassley sent letters to the American Cancer Society (ACS), besides the American Medical Association (AMA) and 31 other medical advocacy groups, asking them to provide detailed information on tax-deductible …

Powering the Green Economy

Powering the Green Economy by Miguel Mendonça, David Jacobs and Benjamin Sovacool, Earthscan 2010 Indispensible guidebook to all the public, private and civic methods of shifting our energy from fossil fuels and nuclear power toward solar, wind, energy efficiency and more sustainable communities! Here is all you will ever need …

ToYou from NewEnergyNews: December 27, 2009

NewEnergyNews Daily Headlines (click here for main page: http://www.NewEnergyNews.net/) SUNDAY WORLD, 12-27: * THE WORLD’S CLIMATE & THE NEW PLAYERS * NEW CHINA LAW REQUIRES PURCHASE OF ALL NEW ENERGY * ISLAND NATIONS SEE ISLANDS OF SUCCESS IN COPENHAGEN DEAL * SWEDISH-SCOTTISH DEAL TO DEVELOP WAVES * BRAZIL WIND SOLD …