EconoMatters Tax Carbon Consumption: Europe’s Best Environmental Strategy

September 27, 2014 EconoMatters Tax Carbon Consumption: Europe’s Best Environmental Strategy Phillippe Legrain explains what Europe needs to do on climate change – and how. Texas and Germany: Energy Twins? Texas and Germany may hold the key to the future of world energy markets, says Ben Paulos. Filipino Climate Bonds, …

A Public Bank Option for Scotland

Scottish voters will go to the polls on September 18th to decide whether scotland should become an independent country. As video blogger Ian R. Crane colorfully puts the issues and possibilities: [T]he People of scotland have an opportunity to extricate themselves from the socio-psychopathic global corporatists and the temple of …

An American “Reset” for Africa? | China: Open the “Backdoor”?

  August 7, 2014 In Focus: Africa An American “Reset” for Africa? Africa no longer needs the US as a benefactor. It wants a relationship based on mutual interests, says Ellis Mnyandu. 9 Facts on Africa’s Middle Class For all the recent hype, inequality and joblessness stifle the dynamic growth …

New facts about employee ownership in April 2014

EFES NEWSLETTER – APRIL 2014 Listed and non-listed companies It was sometimes told, based on the observation of specific examples, that non-listed employee-owned companies could have been more resilient than others through the financial crisis. Employee-owned companies might have fared better. This idea is even a cornerstone of the British …

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 …

NewNet Clean Energy Investor: Humans causing climate change says IPCC’s latest report

30 September Today’s Top Stories Pattern tops IPO target, raising $352m UK Green Investment Bank invests £11m into Welsh biomass plant upgrade Pattern tops IPO target, raising $352m Cleantech VC Navitas Capital leads investment in Enmetric Systems Total and Etrion team up to build 70MW solar in Chile US DOE …

The Crowd Cafe: Small business still reeling from credit crunch [CNBC]

  Crowdfunding news, research and resources  Don’t hesitate to get in touch! [email protected] TheCrowdCafe Weekly – September 8, 2013 Sep 08, 2013 11:01 am | Jonathan Sandlund |View Original Post|     Selected Articles Small business still reeling from credit crunch [CNBC] “The data on small business lending paint a bleaker …

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. …

NewNet: Samsung C&T slashes Ontario renewables spend by $2bn

24 June 2013 – Today’s Top Stories on NewNet Samsung C&T slashes Ontario renewables spend by $2bn Consumers Energy signs major wind turbine deal with GE Vestas sells off non-core asset wind farms for €127m RusHydro, Alstom extend hydroelectric partnership The Switch triples order backlog SJF Ventures invests in sustainable …

NewNet Daily Newsletter: Deal round up: European wind industry sticks to home turf

NewNet Daily Newsletter 3 June 2013 Investors come back to solar sector – see why with a New Energy World Network premium subscription Deal News Baylor Solar Energy raises debt, equity round Kedco names Foresight as funding partner for 12MW Enfield biomass project Skyline Innovations closes $2m mezzanine financing for expansion …