Report: Combined Heat and Power Market Growth Varies from State to State, Requiring More Than Supportive Policies for Greater Deployment

CHP Already Providing Over 12% of U.S Electricity, but More Efforts Are Needed to Overcome Market Barriers and Mitigate Uncertainty   Washington, D.C. (September 28, 2011): The combined heat and power (CHP) market is growing unevenly in different states, and will require more efforts than just supportive policies to achieve …

Vinod Khosla on Innovation and Startups in Greentech – GTM Daily Newsletter

Vinod Khosla on Innovation and Startups in Greentech “Only small companies do impressive things.” One Step Closer to Vehicle-to-Grid? NRG Energy teams up with the University of Delaware to develop vehicle to grid for fleets—and then for everyone. Elevance Enters Green Chemicals’ IPO Goldrush Transforming plant-based oils into high-value chemicals …

IPE.com News: Financial transaction tax, quantitative easing, PIC, Mercer, Shariah-compliant investment, Punter Southall, ABI

We at Ethical Markets Media(USA and Brazil)  support a financial transaction tax .This proposal for a tax of .01% is much less that the Latin American Countries proposed at the UN, but it’s a start and might begin to curb high-frequency trading  and some of the volatility it causes, while …

From GDP to Better Life Indexes of Wellbeing

SYNDICATED DISTRIBUTION TO 200 CLIENTS IN ASIA, EUROPE, LATIN AMERICA AND AFRICA. For information on subscribing to IPS Columnist Service, Rome, contact Pablo Piacentini at  [email protected], fax 39-06-4817877, or his assistant Francesca Buffo at [email protected]  For permission to syndicate or reprint contact: Pablo Piacentini. For InterPress Service © Hazel Henderson, …

World Resources Institute and Partners Launch Open Climate Network

Open Climate Network (OCN) Launches Website to Track National Progress on Climate Change . The OCN website is designed as a platform for updates and analysis on country actions on climate mitigation and the provision of climate finance. OCN is developing a set of climate policy tracking and assessment tools that …

In Praise of Wangari Maathai

By Hazel Henderson, Sept. 26, 2011 We who knew and loved Professor Wangari Maathai (1940-2011) wept today on learning of her passing from this life.  Her courage, determination and brilliance lit the imagination of millions of women and men.  I first met Wangari at the UN Conference on New and …