The National Climate Assessment: Measuring Domestic Climate Impacts

The National Climate Assessment: Measuring Domestic Climate Impacts   Thursday, May 8, 2014  2:00 – 3:30 PM  485 Russell Senate Office Building  Constitution Avenue and 1st Street, NE   Free and open to the public  Please RSVP to expedite check-in    A live webcast will be streamed at 2:00 PM …

The National Climate Assessment: Measuring Domestic Climate Impacts

The National Climate Assessment: Measuring Domestic Climate Impacts   Thursday, May 8, 2014  2:00 – 3:30 PM  485 Russell Senate Office Building  Constitution Avenue and 1st Street, NE   Free and open to the public  Please RSVP to expedite check-in          The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) …

White House Targets Methane Emissions

White House Targets Methane Emissions On March 28, the white house released a multi-pronged strategy to reduce methane emissions from a variety of sources, a step the administration says is an outgrowth of the President’s Climate Action Plan announced last year. Methane is a powerful greenhouse gas, about 20 times more potent …

2014 National Green Energy Council Commitment

   WASHINGTON January 2, 2014 My friends, 2013 was a very good year for the National Green Energy Council and our member companies. In 2013, GEC member companies thrived in a still questionable economy and our industry is growing in leaps and bounds. Here are the highlights of 2013: A GEC …

Politics: Large Companies Prepared to Pay Price on Carbon

  Politics Large Companies Prepared to Pay Price on Carbon By CORAL DAVENPORT More than two dozen major American corporations are preparing to pay climate-related taxes, departing from conservative orthodoxy and exposing divisions between the Republican Party and its business supporters. Democrats’ Latest Campaign for Health Care Law Begins By …

Givelocity Launches on #GivingTuesday

Givelocity Launches on #GivingTuesday — Launched just yesterday, the crowdfunding platform Givelocity wants to make donating a monthly occurrence. A crowdfunding platform with a unique twist, the site hopes to change the way people donate to charities and think about giving back in general. We profile the newcomer.After Crowd Votes, Obama …

Economic Change via Cultural Change

View this email in your browser As a lawyer, as a person of color, and as a concerned citizen, Van Jones is deeply committed to improving racial and economic equality while at the same time mitigating environmental degradation. In his 2007 book, The Green Collar Economy, Jones suggested that invention and …

American Sustainable Business Council: Please join ASBC’s call with senior White House officials on the President’s climate change proposals.

Featured Story Please join ASBC’s call with senior White House officials on the President’s climate change proposals. Join us on September 9th at 2:00 p.m. EST for a conference call with the White House and the Council on Environmental Quality.  We will be joined by senior White House Advisors and look forward …

Newnet: TRIG acquires 276MW wind, solar from RES

16 August 2013 – Today’s Top Stories on NewNet TRIG acquires 276MW wind, solar from RES PREMIUM German development bank KfW Ipex provides $59.6m for Canadian wind farm Latest on NewNet Asian companies pick up pace on solar and wind deals. Find out more with a New Energy World Network premium …

Gag Me With Lawrence Summers

Gag Me With Lawrence Summers Robert Scheer – Huffington Post The idea that Barack Obama would still consider appointing Lawrence Summers to head the Federal Reserve rather than order an investigation into this former White House official’s Wall Street payments, reported Friday by the Wall Street Journal, mocks the president’s …