GreenMoney Mar14_Sustainable Business Leaders & Trends

The State of Green Business Report     by Joel Makower, Chairman & Executive Editor, GreenBiz Group     The State of Green Business Report, seventh annual assessment of corporate sustainability trends and metrics, was released earlier this year. It paints a picture that is both optimistic and highly problematic – a perfect metaphor …

Jordan’s wind project neglects massive European bird migration

Jordan’s wind project neglects massive European bird migration Jordan’s Tafila wind power plant just got financed with almost $300 million. Great news for energy poor Jordan, but bad news for the birds. The problem is that no outside party really thought about the birds: the turbines are being constructed along one …

How the world is failing at its climate goals, in one giant chart

How the world is failing at its climate goals, in one giant chart By Brad Plumer, Washington Post: November 5  Every time world leaders get together and talk about climate change, they tend to agree on one big thing: We shouldn’t let global average temperatures rise more than 2°C above pre-industrial levels. …

Other News: Edward Snowden and Financial Speculation Taxes

     Edward Snowden and Financial Speculation Taxes   Dean Baker* – The Huffington Post   In the last few weeks Edward Snowden has been holed in Moscow’s airport trying to negotiate terms of asylum with various countries around the world. Thus far it doesn’t seem that Snowden has been …

Evolving Support for an Innovation Carbon Tax | The Energy Collective Daily

Evolving Support for an Innovation Carbon Tax | The Energy Collective Daily