Global Carbon Credits Die as Smart Money Sees Profits Trading India’s RECs

Vibhav Nuwal was once an enthusiastic supporter of the global carbon market. The 32-year- old Indian-born banker started in September 2009 developing carbon credits to target investors in Europe and Japan for Mumbai-based private-equity fund Managing Emissions. Less than a year later, he quit his job, convinced that the United …

Today’s Study: Snafus, Nimbys, Bananas & New Energy

NewEnergyNews Daily Headlines click here for main page: http://www.NewEnergyNews.net/ Today At Newenergynews, 3-21: * Today’s Study: Snafus, Nimbys, Bananas & New Energy * Quick News, 3-21: Japanese Food, Water Radiates; The Pv Materials Markets; Uk Study Clears Wind Again; Counting Telecom Emissions Sunday World, 3-20: * Japanese Wind Farms Still …

Quelle Surprise! Geithner Gutting Dodd Frank via Intent to Exempt Foreign Exchange –

A publication from Naked Capitalism I have mixed feelings about an article by Robert Kuttner, “Blowing a Hole in Dodd-Frank.” On the one hand, he’s found an important example of the Administration’s lack of interest in meaningful financial reforms, which is its intent to exempt foreign exchange derivatives from the …

Common Sense on Energy Investments, from Natural Logic

March 2011 Dear Hazel, With all the turmoil and uncertainty in the world these days, you’ll need a clear eye and a steady hand to chart your course, read the signs, and make it go. In this and succeeding newsletters (and my blog and tweetstream), I’ll be sharing some thoughts …

American Sustainable Business Council: March 2011 Newsletter

ASBC Newsletter: March 2011 Dear Friends, As businesspeople, we find the current situation in Wisconsin and around the country deeply troubling. The argument that budget deficits can or should be reduced by eliminating collective bargaining is misguided, unsustainable, and the wrong approach to solving deeper, more systemic economic issues. Nor …

A report from Friends of the Earth, Taxpayers for Commonsense, Environment America and Public Citizen

The Green Scissors 2010 report is a guide for lawmakers to make environmental and fiscal responsibility a priority in Washington by eliminating subsidies and programs that both harm the environment and waste taxpayer dollars. This report targets four major areas as places for prime cuts: Energy, Infrastructure, Agriculture and Biofuels, …