Quality of Life Indicators in Context – October 2014

Focus on US Employment —  October 2014 Update By Hazel Henderson Total nonfarm payroll employment in September rose by 248,000 which lowers the unemployment rate to 5.9%. August’s jobs were revised from 142,000 to 180,000, and July rose by a revised 180,000 – a combined 69,000 jobs more than previously …

Quality of Life Indicators in Context – July 2014

Focus on US Employment —  July 2014 Update By Hazel Henderson Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by a healthy 288.000 in June, good news after the 2.8% drop in GDP-growth for Q1. The 224,000 jobs added in May followed April’s 304,000. Upward revisions: to 203,000 from the 192,000 reported for …

Publisher’s Column: Taibbi Vanquishes Vampire Squid

  Publisher’s Column:  Taibbi Vanquishes Vampire Squid  This and other highlights of the Public Banking 2013 Conference now available for free viewing on the Public Banking Institute’s website here. As one of the many people producing the Public Banking 2013 Conference, Conversation and TPP Forum, it was satisfying beyond measure to …

The 1,000-Mile Electric Car

Forward to a Friend Having trouble viewing this issue? Click here. Refer a Friend to Energy and Capital. The 1,000-Mile Electric Car By Jeff Siegel | Wednesday, May 1st, 2013 A good friend of mine recently took delivery of a brand-new Tesla Model S. This is the electric car you’ve read …

NOAA predicts mixed bag of drought, flooding and warm weather for spring

NOAA predicts mixed bag of drought, flooding and warm weather for spring Contact Susan Buchanan, 301-713-0622 March 21, 2013 NOAA issued the three-month U.S. Spring Outlook today, stating that odds favor above-average temperatures across much of the continental United States, including drought-stricken areas of Texas, the Southwest and the Great Plains. …

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 …