CTI recently released a report on thermal coal

CTI & ETA Coal research and infographic Coal Research Papers CTI recently released a report on thermal coal – Carbon Supply Cost Curves: Evaluating Financial Risk to Coal Capital Expenditures – which highlighted that $112bn of future capital expenditures (excluding China) related to potential production/supply of thermal coal are not economic …

Real Estate Crowdfunding Is Expanding Beyond the Local

Wednesday, October 1 Top Stories Visit Our Site Follow Like RSS Real Estate Crowdfunding: Thinking Locally, Acting Globally — With news stories emerging daily about crowdfunding for real estate, more and more individuals in the US and abroad are taking note of the new way of investing their money in property. While real …

The First Year of Equity Crowdfunding in Italy

Italy’s First Year of Equity Crowdfunding — italy was the first country in europe to enact crowdfunding legislation on a national level. One year on, how has crowdfunding fared? Alessandro Lerro writes in to recap the past year in equity crowdfunding, and shares some stats from the successful campaigns. OTHER …

RocketHub and FreshDirect Turn to the Crowd to Find the Next Big Food Thing

RocketHub and FreshDirect Partner Up to Find the ‘Next Big Food Thing’ — What’s in a (brand) name? A lot, RocketHub is betting. The crowdfunding platform has previously partnered with the likes of A&E and Dodge, and are currently running a food experiment with FreshDirect. We speak with ceo and co-founder …

World Forum on Natural Capital November 21 – 22

                16 days to go: 30+ countries so far With endorsement from the United Nations and the World Bank, the concept of natural capital accounting is rapidly becoming an essential concept to understand. If you haven’t seen it already, take a look at our …

Energy Self-Reliant States: Bypassing the Power Grid

I spent most of last week on the West Coast with the family (and even went for a ride in the redwoods on an early 20th century steam train), but I came across a terrific video from EnergyShouldBe on why baseload power sources like coal and nuclear are incompatible with a largely …

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, …

CrowdSourcing.org: The Costs and Benefits of Open Innovation

Top Stories Visit Our Site Follow Like RSS Weighing the Costs and Benefits of Open Innovation — What are the costs and benefits of open innovation? We spoke to industry experts to find out what the less obvious costs and benefits are, and how to maximize the potential of an open innovation campaign. …

Alternative Energy: Solar-Skinned Buildings On The Rise

Alternative Energy Solar-Skinned Buildings On The Rise  Leading Indian Companies (Including Ford Motor Company India) Join Voluntary GHG Emissions Reporting Program  New Thin, Flexible Glass Developed — Applications In Energy Storage  California Needs a Moratorium on Fracking Now  Virginia’s Coastline Could Soon Be Home To 2 GW Of Offshore Wind …

CrowdSourcing.org: The Crowd Pushes to Transform NYC’s East River

Top Stories Visit Our Site Follow Like RSS Plus Pool: The Crowd’s Push to Transform NYC’s East River — Plus Pool is a civic initiative (and crowdfunding campaign) to install a floating pool in the East River. If it succeeds, Plus Pool would not only provide a safe, surreal place for New Yorkers …