276 Former Government Officials Hired As Telecom Lobbyists

News of the movement for June 18, 2010 Former Gov’t Officials Hired to Lobby As Congress Looks to Rewrite Telecom Law As leaders in Congress announced a series of hearings this June to tackle huge telecom issues with a focus on the Internet, the top phone and cable organizations that …

Calvert Social Index Actions

Calvert Social Index Actions BETHESDA, Md. –(BUSINESS WIRE)– Calvert’s Sustainability Research Department has submitted the following recommendations regarding action within the Calvert Social Index®. If approved, the following recommendations will be effective when the Calvert Social Index Committee convenes its quarterly meeting in September 2010. ADDITIONS: Hanesbrands, Inc. (NYSE: HBI), …

World Day to Combat Desertification: Farmers Enhancing Soils and Enhancing Life

World Day to Combat Desertification: Farmers Enhancing Soils and Enhancing Life June 17, 2010 Paris, France – Today, on World Day to Combat Desertification, with the theme “Enhancing soils anywhere enhances life everywhere,” the International Federation of Agricultural Producers (IFAP) emphasizes that poverty and economic insecurity encourage practices of overgrazing, …

EU decides on bank levy and avocates global FTT

VON/FROM: Peter Wahl Dear friends, The European Council, which is the summit of the European heads of state, today agreed today to introduce a bank levy in the EU and to advocate the FTT in the G20. As for the bank levy the details should be carefully assessed, whichopens the …

HANDY MEDIA GUIDE FOR GERG AND DARWIN PROJECT MEMBERS

A HANDY GUIDE TO PROMOTION FOR EVOLUTION STUDIES In identifying publications likely to respond to my promotion of the new third edition of Darwin’s Lost Theory and forthcoming triology Darwin and the Battle for Human Survival I came upon a jolting fact but also a remedy believe of considerable value …

Important IMF Proposal for Green Bonds Would Use SDRs

If you haven’t seen it yet, the proposal is to allocate $100 billion of Special Drawing Rights to a new Green Fund that would be used to leverage those funds to support $1 trillion of bonds over 30 years. Basically it’s an interesting way to engineer rich country guarantees, via …

To You from NewEnergyNews: June 18, 2010

NewEnergyNews Daily Headlines click here for main page: http://www.NewEnergyNews.net/ THINGS-TO-THINK-ABOUT FRIDAY, 6-18:* * OIL’S BAD IS NEW ENERGY’S GOOD SAYS KANSAS CITY * HOW TO STOP THE OFFSHORING OF GREEN JOBS * S. DAKOTA GREEN LIGHTS BIG WIND * WHAT THEY USE IN THE SOLAREST CITY YESTERDAY * HEADLINE: SPENDING …

First Solar Continues to Raise the Bar – GTM Daily

DAILY NEWSLETTER | Friday, June 18, 2010 Itron Selected By Iberdrola for Smart Meter Project Itron may deploy 10 million smart meters for the Spanish utility giant. First Solar Continues to Raise the Performance Bar The Promise of Reliable Inverters for PV Systems: The Microinverter Solution Making use of unique …