December 23rd, 2013, marks the 100th anniversary of the Federal Reserve, warranting a review of its performance. Has it achieved the purposes for which it was designed?

December 23rd, 2013, marks the 100th anniversary of the Federal Reserve, warranting a review of its performance.  Has it achieved the purposes for which it was designed? The answer depends on whose purposes we are talking about.  For the banks, the Fed has served quite well.  For the laboring masses whose …

NewNet Clean Energy Investor Newsletter: Update: RWE to sell more German biomass plants in sector pullback

Essential industry insights: cleantech, renewables, sustainability   NewNet Daily Newsletter 26 February 2013 Want to know about the latest deals in the cleantech and renewable energy sector? Get aNewNet premium subscription Deal News Update: RWE to sell more German biomass plants in sector pullback PREMIUM Solar-powered 3G specialist Altobridge gets extra Intel …

Time to internalize those externalities and get prices right

Time to internalize those externalities and get prices right By Hazel Henderson (http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2012/12/21/time-internalize-those-externalities-and-get-prices-right)   An “externality” is code in economics jargon meaning any cost of producing a product that can be omitted (i.e., externalized) from the producer’s balance sheet and passed on to taxpayers, the public or hidden in the environment …