Schumacher Institute – our Converge project has delivered its final recommendations to the European Commission

It’s been a busy few months at the Schumacher Institute – our Converge project has delivered its final recommendations to the European Commission. So there has been lots of reporting for our research team! Elsewhere in the Institute, we also have lots going on. Below you will find details of …

Carbon budgets and sub-prime assets

The concept of fossil fuel reserves exceeding the carbon budget continues to gather acceptance. Last week the IEA published its World Energy Outlook 2011. In the Climate Change Chapter, the IEA uses the same approach as Carbon Tracker to show that thee numbers don’t add up. See attached extract for …

Smith Electric Vehicles Seeks $125M IPO

Smith Electric Vehicles Seeks $125M IPO The electric truck maker wants to raise up to $125 million in an IPO. Can it overcome consistent losses and scale up to make a profit? How Do You Solve a Problem Like Regulation? Even the regulators seem unsure if regulations can keep up …