Archive for June, 2010
CLEANWATCH The Free e- Letter on Clean Technology From Clean Edge Welcome to CLEANWATCH. Each issue offers the latest news, events, and other resources on clean energy, transportation, water, and materials. by Ron Pernick Catastrophic environmental disasters, due to their massive and disruptive impact on life, the ecosystem, and economic [...]
Posted: 01 Jun 2010 03:42 PM PDT This summer, piloted by Captain Allan Judd, Bullet 580 will usher in the return of inflatable giant airships. The 235 ft long and 65ft diameter ship is covered with a type of Kevlar, a material 10 times-stronger than steel but only one sixteenth of an inch thick. An E-green design special costing [...]
RI News Flash: › ATP chief to chair €5trn investor climate change group Click for the rest of the newsletter...
CANADIAN FOREST INDUSTRY AND ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS SIGN WORLD’S LARGEST CONSERVATION AGREEMENT APPLYING TO AREA TWICE THE SIZE OF GERMANY
TUESDAY, MAY 18, 2010, Toronto/Montreal, Canada – Today 21 member companies of the Forest [...]
2 June 2010 DEALS NEWS... Areva acquires remaining stake in German wind turbine manufacturer Multibrid Fisker Automotive closes $189m funding round, reports say Acquisition of two additional biomass power plants push Cycleenergy’s capacity to 70MW Click here for the newsletter...
From Barry Ritholtz Posted: 02 Jun 2010 08:30 AM PDT There is a fascinating discussion on the FT, looking for possible causes of the flash crash of May 6th: “During the 2008 financial crisis, trading in the equity markets “continued without a significant hitch. This is in contrast to the liquidity freezes and instability that were [...]
The global future lies before us as a highly uncertain and contested landscape. This study examines four contrasting possibilities in quantitative detail, revealing vividly the risks of conventional approaches and the dangers of descent. At the same time, the paper underscores that a Great Transition scenario, a turning toward a civilization of [...]
By Steven Kull This paper was first presented on May 14th, 2010 at the Center for International Security Studies Second Annual Symposium at Princeton University (more…)