Infrastructure Sticker Shock: Financing Costs More than Construction

Funding infrastructure through bonds doubles the price or worse. Costs can be cut in half by funding through the state’s own bank. “The numbers are big. There is sticker shock,” said Jason Peltier, deputy manager of the Westlands Water District, describing Governor Jerry Brown’s plan to build two massive water tunnels through …

Science Daily – October 11th

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News     Complex relationship between phosphorus levels, nitrogen removal in lakes New antiviral response discovered in mammals Innate virus-killing power discovered in mammals How red crabs on Christmas Island speak for the tropics How microbes survive in freezing conditions As sea level rises, Everglades’ freshwater plants …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Stronger winds may explain puzzling growth of sea ice in Antarctica, model shows

  ScienceDaily: Top Environment News       Stronger winds may explain puzzling growth of sea ice in Antarctica, model shows Posted: 17 Sep 2013 09:19 PM PDT Much attention is paid to melting sea ice in the Arctic. But less clear is the situation on the other side of …

NATURE’S FORTUNE TOUTED BY FORMER GOLDMAN DIRECTOR By Ellie Winninghoff

NATURE’S FORTUNE TOUTED BY FORMER GOLDMAN DIRECTOR By Ellie Winninghoff “We love nature, but we make it sound like a luxury.” That’s how Nature Conservancy president and CEO Mark Tercek, formerly a managing director at Goldman Sachs, opened his remarks earlier this month at a gathering at Town Hall in …

News from Terry Mock : Northwest Biocarbon Initiative: Innovators and financing innovation

We at Ethical Markets are proud that Terry Mock, pioneer  ecological developer ,  has joined our Advisory Board .  We welcome  all Terry’s news of SLDI   and highly recommend THE MAN WHO PLANTED TREES  by Jim Robbins , just published , an amazing story ! – Hazel Henderson, Editor.   …

APP strikes deforestation deal, CCS in distress, carbon could fall below €1

5 February 2013 Content added to Environmental Finance in the past week includes: Latest Analysis California: America’s cap-and-trade crucible Editorial: A return to growth – and resource constraint? Sunlight at the end of the solar tunnel? Latest News and Comment APP strikes ‘breakthrough’ deforestation deal with environmental groups Number of new CCS …