McKibben, The Case for Fossil-Fuel Divestment

The Case for Fossil-Fuel Divestment On the road with the new generation of college activists fighting for the environment by: Bill McKibben, RollingStone, Feb. 22, 2013 http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/the-case-for-fossil-fuel-divestment-20130222?print=true It’s obvious how this should end. You’ve got the richest industry on earth, fossil fuel, up against some college kids, some professors, a few …

Review Of James Gustave Speth’s America The Possible: Manifesto For A New Economy

Author James Gustave Speth is one of the most prominent, knowledgeable, global environmentalists of our time. A quintessential insider, Speth began as an anti-nuclear activist in the 1970s and later chaired President Jimmy Carter’s Council on Environmental Quality. In the 1980s, he founded and led the influential World Resources Institute …

A New Purpose for an Old Metric: The Green Transition Scoreboard

September 27, 2012— Countries tout GDP; shareholders track return on investment. Money-denominated metrics are intuitively (if incorrectly) understood. Money is information, even as we have progressed beyond money as the only measure of success. Ethical Markets Media follows Beyond GDP indicators such as the UN’s Human Development Index (HDI) and …

Thinking the Unthinkable: Engineering Earth’s Climate

Ethical Markets Media publishes this debate about geo-engineering , while still asserting that a better answer is to rapidly ramp up deployment of energy efficiency and renewable, as we show in our GREEN TRANSITION SCOREBOARD®, Hazel Henderson, Editor Jasper Sky and I have been talking about this particular Unthinkable, and …

AXA, Neoen take on Verbund’s renewable energy projects

Deal News AXA, Neoen take on Verbund’s renewable energy projects Fortum contracts Echelon to deploy smart meters across Norway KKR teams with Munich Re for Grupo T-Solar deal European Commission invests €19m into Green for Growth Fund Hyundai signs supply deal with UK-based Eco Environmentalists H.I.G takes majority stake in …

Renewable Energy Ideas Too Good to be True

Renewable Energy Ideas Too Good to be True Free energy, perpetual motion machines, and solar cells that work in moonlight. Bjorn Lomborg: The Sustainability Critic He’s the economist environmentalists love to hate. CPV Ascendant? Cogentrix Gets $90M Loan Guarantee for 30MW Project Amonix to provide the CPV hardware. ECD’s Bloody …

AMAT’s $4.9B Acquisition of Varian For Ion Implant Tech

AMAT’s $4.9B Acquisition of Varian For Ion Implant Tech The semiconductor equipment giant makes a big move with some impact in the solar manufacturing world. The Networked Grid: Making the Most of AMI California’s big utilities are mandated to look at a 10-year road map. Here’s some of what they …