The Detroit Bail-In Template: Fleecing Pensioners to Save the Banks

The Detroit Bail-In Template: Fleecing Pensioners to Save the Banks Posted on August 5, 2013 by Ellen Brown The Detroit bankruptcy is looking suspiciously like the bail-in template originated by the G20’s Financial Stability Board in 2011, which exploded on the scene in Cyprus in 2013 and is now becoming the model globally. In Cyprus, …

Long Finance: How to Make Standards Markets Work for Financial Services (Regulation)?

Long Finance Newsletter   July 2013   Welcome to the July edition of the Long Finance newsletter. Since our last edition in May, a lot has happened with Long Finance and its programmes including: The interim figures of the Global Financial Centres Index – GFCI 13.5– were released in July 2013 …

Creating Value through Energy Management

NEWS RELEASE     Media Contact: Patrick Kiker [email protected]  202.507.4043   Creating Value Through Energy Management   Champions within industrial facilities may be the largest piece missing from the energy policy and program landscape. Some energy program administrators are sponsoring the placement of dedicated energy managers at industrial facilities to …

Study Finds Increased Profits for Companies Embracing Sustainability

    February 11, 2013           News & Tools for Forward-Thinking Brands FORWARD TO A FRIEND >      Home       News & Views       Research       Events       Digital Learning       Solutions         Truvia Cuts GHG Emissions 35% In Less Than Two Years  Truvia, a global producer of calorie-free sweeteners, won carbon footprint certification last month within …

Wind News: Largest Offshore Wind Farm Generates First Power in U.K.

AWEA Reports 2012 the Strongest Year on Record for U.S. Wind Energy, Continued Success Uncertain by Vince Font, Contributor | October 23, 2012 | There’s evidence that the wind’s picking up, and it’s not all hot air. According to a report published on October 17 by the American Wind Energy …

The WTO vs. Ontario: Addressing the Bigger Picture of Trade and Renewable Energy

by Vince Font, Contributor | October 29, 2012 | In a move that will likely set a worldwide precedent barring governments from imposing local content requirements to their feed-in tariff programs, a forthcoming World Trade Organization report indicates that it will side with the… Full Article Click for more Solar …

Will Natural Gas Kill Nuclear, Too?

By Jeff Siegel | Monday, October 22nd, 2012 It all started in 2007. That’s when the owners of the Indian Point nuclear power plant applied to renew operating licenses for two separate nuclear reactors. Last week the Nuclear Regulatory Commission finally began a hearing that will ultimately determine if the …

Wind News: Should the Wind Turbine Industry Head for the Hills?

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…

Selling Solar by Damian Miller, Earthscan 2010

Selling Solar by Damian Miller, Earthscan 2010 Review by Hazel Henderson This richly-sourced overview of all the ways solar energy is operating in the lives of millions of rural and less-affluent people is quite inspiring! Miller, as a dedicated and experienced engineer and practitioner, walks us through all the current …