Archive for July, 2012
Angering Spain by seizing and nationalizing a majority of Repsol's shares in YPF and ramping up the rhetoric over the Falkland Islands as exploration deals promise to make the territory a major oil player overnight, Argentina is making few friends in the fossil fuels industry these days. Sam Logan, owner of the Latin America-focused private [...]
We at Ethical Markets congratulate this Tesla Conference ISTA Organizing Committee for the ground-breaking conference in split, Croatia, at which I, also, was honored to present, Hazel Henderson, Editor New types of money based on energy could provide the best way to protect your wealth and/or business in the next financial crisis. This was a [...]
Confusion Reigns As European Solar Trade Complaint Appears Imminent by Steve Leone, Associate Editor, RenewableEnergyWorld.com | July 25, 2012 | After months of rumors and false starts, it appears that SolarWorld AG is on the cusp of filing a trade complaint with the European Union trade commission against Chinese solar cells and modules, [...]
by Bruce Dorminey, Contributor | July 19, 2012 At dusk outside Limon, an isolated interstate interchange on Colorado's vast eastern frontier, a string of active wind turbines lines the southwest horizon --- their red aviation warning lights almost keeping time with their rotat... Full Article Full Renewable Energy World Newsletter...
NASA scientists today were stunned when following the hottest July in the northern hemisphere since records began, "Greenland's surface ice cover experienced melting over 97% of its surface" based on satellite observations. NASA's press release states "such pronounced melting at summit and across the ice sheet has not occurred since 1889". To [...]
This report asks if power has shifted from Westminster down the river to the City of London. What we find is a banking system that has more ‘spending power’ than the democratically elected government, no accountability to the people, and massive concentration of power in the hands of a few individuals. Download the report (PDF).
Latino businesses have developed strategies to bring green jobs home By Maria Olga Pinochet Metrics like the Green Transition Scoreboard® record the increase in private investments in clean-tech enterprises with the most recent figures reflecting a $3.3 trillion influx of funds. Read more...
New Jersey has been among the top solar markets in the United States, but until recently, its perch was in doubt. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie signed a bill on Monday that aims to keep solar energy development booming. See full Solar Energy newsletter...
Cleanwatch – A “Third Way” Approach for US-China Solar Trade; UK Tops in Energy Efficiency; Global VC Cools in Q2; and more
A “Third Way” Approach for U.S.-China Solar Trade By Ron Kenedi Last October, SolarWorld led a U.S. manufacturer coalition that asserted trade law violations by Chinese makers of solar cells. The coalition’s filing with the Department of Commerce led to significant tariffs being levied on solar products originating in China entering the [...]
Stuffed and Starved round two: Raj Patel talks to Jonny Gordon-Farleigh about our crazy global food system
We at Ethical Markets highly recommend this interview with Raj Patel, relating our food crises with the new levels of speculation in financial markets, brought to our attention by Allan Savory , pioneer in restoring land and a member of our Advisory Board, - Hazel Henderson, Editor by Jonny Gordon-Farleigh MST: The Landless Workers [...]