GreenMoney June14_Seeds, Soil and Sustainability

Good farming, Good food, Good health    by Cliff Feigenbaum, Founder, GreenMoney I especially enjoy our Sustainable Agriculture and Organics issues because they always break new ground (pun intended) and I always learn something new. In this edition, Laura Batcha of Organic Trade Association looks at the $35 billion marketplace …

New Report Finds Energy Efficiency is America’s Cheapest Energy Resource

  NEWS RELEASE    For Immediate Release Media Contact: Patrick Kiker 202.507.4043, [email protected]    New Report Finds Energy Efficiency   is America’s Cheapest Energy Resource   Energy Efficiency Costs Utilities 2 to 3 Times Less Than Traditional Power Sources; Average of 2.8 Cents per Kilowatt Hour   Washington, D.C. (March 26, …

WRI Digest: Lessons from Florida: How Local Adaptation Efforts Can Complement National Climate Action.

Lessons from Florida: How Local Adaptation Efforts Can Complement National Climate Action. Bill Richardson — WRI Board member, former governor of New Mexico and former Secretary of Energy — participated in a climate rally in Miami last week. In a Huffington Post blog , Richardson writes, “Florida is the most vulnerable U.S. state to …

NEWNET: Foresight seals UK renewables co-investment partnership with Emirates NBD

4 July 2013 – Today’s Top Stories on NewNet Cleantech investor Bill Wiberg set to launch $75m enterprise software fund Exclusive: Shale won’t transform UK as it has US, says Tim Yeo PREMIUM Latest on NewNet Find out about all the latest environmental funds being launched around the world by becoming …

U.S. CLEAN TECH LEADERSHIP INDEX HIGHLIGHTS GROWING ROLE OF STATES AND METRO REGIONS

 

Community-Wealth.org Newsletter | May 2013

Dear Colleague, Welcome to our May www.Community-Wealth.org e-newsletter. This month we have a number of updates and features to bring you: Today, May 8 from 4-6 pm (eastern) in Cambridge, MA, The Democracy Collaborative and the Department of Urban Studies and Planning at MIT present the findings of our recent case study: The Anchor Mission: Leveraging the Power …

[Climate Bonds] UK £12m solar bond / New Mexico solar farm to deliver energy below fossil fuel cost

+  The UK’s £4.6bn Lancashire County Pension Fund has invested in a 23.5 year, £12m ($18m) solar bond, issued by a community-owned solar power plant in Oxfordshire. According to I&PE, the bond gives Lancashire a return “3 percentage points above the retail prices index”. Westmill Solar Coop’s 21,000-panel solar farm …

Announcing the 2011 U.S. Clean Energy Leadership Index

CALIFORNIA, OREGON, MASSACHUSETTS, NEW YORK, AND COLORADO TOP THE NATION IN CLEAN-ENERGY LEADERSHIP Clean Edge’s U.S. Clean Energy Leadership Index Provides Companies, Investors, and Governments with Critical Data and Insights on the Clean-Energy Landscape Clean Edge’s second annual U.S. Clean Energy Leadership Index, released today, provides the industry’s most comprehensive …