Colonization by Bankruptcy: The High-stakes Chess Match for Argentina

Ethical Markets  agrees with Ellen Brown that Argentina is right  to  resist the US court decision which tried to  force an involuntary default , by transferring the trustee for payment  from Bank  of New York Mellon to  Argentina’s own central bank.  The idea of an  international bankruptcy court , under …

New “dual carbon” battery charges 20 times faster than Li-ion

This is probably going to be the best battery technology out there for wind and solar power, as well as for all-electric cars. It is a good illustration of the acceleration of technology to match acceleration of climate change/global warming. Now if only politics and finance would accelerate, we could …

Howard Buffett is promoting a brown revolution to improve soil productivity and help feed the world’s billions

Carpe Diem Howard Buffett is promoting a brown revolution to improve soil productivity and help feed the world’s billions By Ellie Winninghoff When it comes to feeding the world’s hungry people, the game-changer is no-till conservation agriculture. “Soil is any farmer’s most valuable working capital,” says Warren Buffett’s son Howard …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: What evolved first, a dexterous hand or an agile foot?

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News   What evolved first, a dexterous hand or an agile foot? Posted: 06 Oct 2013 05:41 PM PDT Resolving a long-standing mystery in human evolution, new research indicates that early hominids developed finger dexterity and tool use ability before the development of bipedal locomotion. Salt-tolerant bacteria …

What aren’t RBS telling us about their carbon emissions?

  What aren’t RBS telling us about their carbon emissions? Today we published some new research that shows that theRoyal Bank of Scotland’s carbon emissions are much higher than they say they are – if you count the emissions from the loans they make to coal, oil and gas companies around the world. …

The Globalist: How Young People Transform the World

August 23, 2013 Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Google+     How Young People Transform the World The New Globalists: Meet the Transformers Joseph Quinlan | Who are the faces of the rising global middle class? The New Globalists: The Road Ahead Joseph Quinlan | As global economic activity shifts from the West, …

Iowa Energy Center: Matching Grant Program

Matching Grant Program Issue date: August 6, 2013 Expiration date: June 30, 2014 515/294-8819 [email protected] iowaenergycenter.org The Iowa Energy Center is introducing three new competitive grant opportunities that aim to help Iowa non-profit organizations gain external funding to further the environmental, social, and economic well-being of Iowans through improved energy efficiency …

Top cleantech news of the day from CleanTechnica: Mosaic Find 800 Investors Per Million For Crowdfunded Solar Projects

Top cleantech news of the day from CleanTechnica, the world’s #1 cleantech or clean energy website: Mosaic Find 800 Investors Per Million For Crowdfunded Solar Projects Coal Tax To Fund India’s 750 MW Solar Power Capacity Addition Plan In 2013 Top 20 Solar Module Manufacturers Up To 70% Of Market Share …

Clean Technica: Army Steamrolls $7 Billion In Renewable Energy Projects, Sequester Or No Sequester

Top cleantech news of the day from CleanTechnica, the world’s #1 cleantech or clean energy website: Army Steamrolls $7 Billion In Renewable Energy Projects, Sequester Or No Sequester Samsung And Scotland Join To Build Offshore Wind Turbine Prototype Nest Labs Acquires MyEnergy Offshore Wind Industry Will Become €130 Billion Annual Market …