ILSR’s Energy Self-Reliant States: New Report! City Power Play: 8 Practical Local Energy Policies to Boost the Economy

It’s out! Check out our latest report featuring¬†8 Practical Local Energy Policies to Boost the Economy, with examples illustrating the policies in action and links right to the ordinances that made them work.¬† Also, I just posted a panel presentation I gave to the Society of Environmental Journalists last Friday, …

[Climate Bonds] MidAmerican to issue second Topaz bond – $250m BBB 26yr

Reuters reports that MidAmerican Energy is expected to soon issue a second tranche of its Topaz solar bond. MidAmerican is owned by Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway (does this give the bond a halo effect)? Barclays Capital, Citi and Royal Bank of Scotland are underwriting. The first Topaz bond was for …

New Report Card Exposes Largest Financers of Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 5, 2011 3:16 PM CONTACT: Rainforest Action Network (RAN) Nell Greenberg Communications Director (415) 659-0557 New Report Card Exposes Largest Financers of Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining Rainforest Action Network and Sierra Club Release report card on Banks and Mountaintop Removal SAN FRANCISCO – April 5 – …