NEW ENERGY: EU Probes Solar Firms Over Settlement Breaches

                                                         DAILY NEWSLETTER                                                           March 11, 2015   NEW ENERGY: EU Probes Solar Firms Over Settlement Breaches After several months of relative quiet, Chinese solar panel makers are back in the headlines this week with another looming trade dispute in Europe. This particular story, and much of the industry’s woes …

We are proud to announce that the China Greentech Initiative (CGTI) team has joined the Paulson Institute

September 10, 2014   Dear China Greentech Community,   We are proud to announce that the China Greentech Initiative (CGTI) team has joined the Paulson Institute (PI), in a move that will take our work to new heights. At the Paulson Institute, the CGTI team, capabilities and assets will support the expansion …

OTHER NEWS: Japan Remains Committed to ‘Advancing Vibrant Diplomacy’

Japan Remains Committed to ‘Advancing Vibrant Diplomacy’   By Isamu Ueda*   TOKYO, Jul  2014 (IPS) – In recent years, Japan has found itself it in a rapidly changing security environment. The global balance of power has shifted and various new threats have emerged within the region, including the development …

Earth Policy Institute: Can the World Feed China?

Can the World Feed China?  Lester R. Brown www.earth-policy.org/plan_b_updates/2014/update121 Earth Policy Release Plan B Update February 25, 2014 Overnight, china had a grain surplus and was exporting 10 million tons. What caused this dramatic shift? It wasn’t until 20 years ago, after I wrote an article entitled “Who Will Feed …

Global Marshall Plan Initiative and 140 Other EU- and US Organisations Sign a Letter of Protest Against TTIP

Global Marshall Plan Initiative www.globalmarshallplan.org Newsletter 1/2014 Global Marshall Plan Initiative and 140 Other EU- and US Organisations Sign a Letter of Protest Against TTIP Record-breaking Number of Visits to the Global Marshall Plan Website Be Aware of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: Press Review A Global Marshall Plan …

Politics: Large Companies Prepared to Pay Price on Carbon

  Politics Large Companies Prepared to Pay Price on Carbon By CORAL DAVENPORT More than two dozen major American corporations are preparing to pay climate-related taxes, departing from conservative orthodoxy and exposing divisions between the Republican Party and its business supporters. Democrats’ Latest Campaign for Health Care Law Begins By …

Ecocities Emerging

Ecocities Emerging To support humanity’s transition to the Ecozoic Era Ecocity Builders October 2013   Greetings,   Ecocity World Summit 2013, Nantes, France, has concluded. It was a very successful gathering and also a lot of fun! Our sincere congratulations and thanks go out to Nantes Metropole, Senator Ronan Dantec, …

‘Liconomics’: China’s Green Revolution Arrives

Hat tip to Paul H. Ray for this  news . Encouraging , except to see the Chinese still wasting billions on nuclear power , the stupidest , most wasteful, dangerous and expensive way to  boil water !   As we report in our Green Transition scoreboard® Update , coming out  August …

Earth Policy Release – Eroding Soils Darkening Our Future

Chapter 5. Eroding Soils Darkening Our Future  Lester R. Brown www.earth-policy.org/books/fpep/fpepch5   Over the next several weeks, we will be releasing Full Planet, Empty Plates: The New Geopolitics of Food Scarcity by Lester R. Brown in installments. Look for a new chapter about every other week. Supporting data, videos, and …

YOUNG’S CHINA BUSINESS BLOG:Canadian Solar Gets State Financing

   YOUNG’S CHINA BUSINESS BLOG                                                    DAILY NEWSLETTER                                                       June 4, 2013 Lenovo Raises Funds, IBM Servers In Sight? PC giant Lenovo (HKEx: 992) has announced plans for a major new bond issue, in the latest signal that it still hopes to revive stalled talks to buy IBM’s (NYSE: IBM) low-end server …