Limiting global warming to 2 °C – why Victor and Kennel are wrong

Ethical Markets  posts this debate on the 2  degree Limit  while we continue to  focus on what all 191 UN member countries already agree : to  shift away from fossil energy and non-renewables to  cleaner,inclusive sustainable green economies worldwide . This is what we track in our Green Transition Scoreboard® …

Today’s Top Stories from GFI – Investors Should Hold BNP Paribas Accountable-Someone Has To

  Monday, July 28, 2014 From the Global Financial Integrity Blog:     Debate in Delaware on Anonymous Companies    Why Wildlife Trafficking and Anonymous Companies are Mutually Inclusive       Why Tanzania Needs to be Careful with Gas Revenues    New Thomson Reuters Foundation Media Program to Investigate Illicit …

Is global warming causing extreme weather via jet stream waves?

Is global warming causing extreme weather via jet stream waves? A new study investigates how changes to atmospheric winds are making weather more extreme The jet stream that circles Earth’s north pole travels west to east. But when the jet stream interacts with a Rossby wave, as shown here, the …

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 …

ACEEE:Examining the Net Savings Issue: A National Survey of State Policies and Practices

NEWS RELEASE    Media Contact: Patrick Kiker  [email protected]   202.507.4043 Examining the Net Savings Issue: A National Survey of State Policies and Practices    How much energy savings resulted from a given energy efficiency program? This is the fundamental question that program evaluators have faced since the days of the very …

HFT: In Search of the Truth

Most studies on the impact of high-frequency trading on market quality include at least one fatal flaw. But the truth is out there. Statistics is a funny field – you can generally construct well-reasoned, well-supported arguments on both sides of an issue. I have found a paucity of independent, objective …

YOUNG’S CHINA BUSINESS BLOG: More Beijing Anger On EU Solar Tariffs

      YOUNG’S CHINA BUSINESS BLOG                                                    DAILY NEWSLETTER                                                         May 8, 2013 More Beijing Anger On EU Solar Tariffs I’ve been trying to avoid writing about the latest punitive tariffs for Chinese solar panels that look set to come from the European Union this week, since the story has dragged on for …

IPCC: Special Report on Renewable Energy Sources and Climate Change Mitigation

    1. Introduction The Working Group III Special Report on Renewable Energy Sources and Climate Change Mitigation (SRREN) presents an assessment of the literature on the scientific, technological, environmental, economic and social aspects of the contribution of six renewable energy (RE) sources to the mitigation of climate change. It …