A Humanist Economics

”  I have long supported  Louis and Patricia Kelso’s  ground-breaking work , now newly relevant as automation and the digitizing of ever more sectors of our economy proceed more rapidly.   We thank the Kelso  Institute for sending us this fine article from THE HUMANIST,  Hazel Henderson, Editor”     A …

Cheap Solar Advances Farther in Germany (than anywhere else)

Home Solar Plus A Battery Could Be Cheaper Than The Grid In Germany In Just A Few Years by Jeff Spross thinkprogress.org/climate on October 3, 2014 at 9:02 am http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2014/10/03/3575371/hsbc-solar-battery-germany   CREDIT: Shutterstock The cost of solar power plus battery storage is about to dip below the average electricity bill in Germany. That’s …

PennEnergy Research: Smart Lighting Market by Component

In this email… • Smart Lighting Market by Component (Relays, Occupancy Sensors, Actuators, Transmitters, Receivers), Lighting Type (LED, FL, CFL, HID), Connectivity Technology (Wired, Wireless), Application (Commercial, Industrial, Public, Government, Residential) & Geography – Global Forecast & Analysis to 2014-2020 • Smart Gas Market by Devices (Smart Gas Meters, AMR …

Better Markets: Wall Street’s too-big-to-fail banks

Why do almost all companies finance themselves mostly with equity, but Wall Street’s too-big-to-fail banks finance themselves almost 100 percent with borrowed money (debt), making them very unstable and at high risk of failure even if they only have tiny losses?  Because those handful of gigantic banks (only 9 banks in the …

2nd Annual Crowdfunding Symposium

  2nd Annual Crowdfunding Symposium LIMITED TICKETS AVAILABLE – SEPT 11/12 @ UC BERKELEY Shortly after President Obama signed the JOBS Act into law, we co-founded the Center for Crowdfunding Research at UC Berkeley. Now the program is hosting its second annual Academic Symposium on Crowdfunding Research and Policy. The event will be …

Today’s Top Stories from GFI – GFI Urges Obama, African Leaders to Prioritize Curbing Illicit Financial Flows at U.S.-Africa Sum

  Monday, August 4, 2014 From the Global Financial Integrity Blog:     Join Us for Our Upcoming Conference on Illicit Financial Flows in Brazil      Illicit Finance Jounralism Programme Lauches Fourth Training Project      Debate in Delaware on Anonymous Companies    Why Wildlife Trafficking and Anonymous Companies …

TBLI BLOG: Euros 700 Million Impact Investment

    TBLI CONFERENCE™: building a global community of ESG & Impact Investors TBLI BLOG Words by Robert Rubinstein Euros 700 Million Impact Investment 16 Jul 2014 12:44 pm | Robert Rubinstein TBLI Inspiration At our recent TBLI Club, Robert Dijksterhuis, Director International Programmes at the Netherlands Enterprise Agency spoke on the new …

North Carolina’s Largest Bioenergy Plant Powered by Pigs

SB Communicationis Weekly   July 2, 2014   CLEANTECH North Carolina’s Largest Bioenergy Plant Powered by Pigs The 600-kW Storms Hog Power plant at Storms Hog Farm near Bladenboro, NC has been operating at full capacity for the past 90 days. North Carolina’s largest swine waste-to-energy system, Storms Hog Power says …

Tesla’s Elon Musk Declares ‘All Our Patent Belong to You’ | The Energy Collective Daily

Tesla’s Elon Musk Declares ‘All Our Patent  Belong to You’ | The Energy Collective Daily   Tesla’s Elon Musk Declares ‘All Our Patent Are Belong to You’ Posted: 20 Jun 2014 09:00 AM PDT In a recent blog post entitled, “All Our Patent Are Belong to You,” Tesla CEO Elon …

Hydrogen Power! Rinaldo Brutoco… Social Engineer for the Future

Hydrogen Power! Rinaldo Brutoco… Social Engineer for the Future In an open interview last night, Rinaldo Brutoco displayed his range and depth of knowledge and currency with the key issues of today. His credibility lies in the fact that he has been a successful inventor, the backer and long term …