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, …

Sustainable Development Update – 3 February 2014 – Sustainable Development Policy & Practice

UN Scientific Advisory Board Holds Inaugural Meeting 31_January 2014: The first meeting of the Scientific Advisory Board launched by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon set out a calendar for its work, and discussed means to tighten the linkage between the science and policy, as well as to define priority scientific issues for …

Good News for Alternative Energy Investors

Have electric cars lost their spark? Has the sun set on solar? It’s not easy being green. By the look of so many hyperbolic and overused mainstream media headlines these days, you’d likely come to the conclusion that the days of alternative energy integration are over. Quite frankly, nothing could …

Mosaic Launches New Way to Invest in Solar Energy and Earn Solid Returns

New Online Marketplace Democratizes Clean Energy Investing   OAKLAND, CA — (Jan 7th, 2013) Today marks the beginning of a new, transparent and democratic way of financing clean energy through crowdfunding that could disrupt the two largest industries in the world: energy and finance. Mosaic, an online marketplace that connects investors to high-quality …

Today marks the beginning of a new, transparent and democratic way of financing clean energy

OAKLAND, CA — (Jan 7th, 2013) Today marks the beginning of a new, transparent and democratic way of financing clean energy through crowdfunding that could disrupt the two largest industries in the world: energy and finance. Mosaic, an online marketplace that connects investors to high-quality solar projects, has begun offering investments to residents …

The Blue Economy – Report to the Club of Rome 100 innovations – presented weekly over 2 years

The Blue Economy – Report to the Club of Rome 100 innovations – presented weekly over 2 years Dear Reader, next February, our weekly presentation of business cases will be running for two years – next summer, we will reach case 100. To celebrate and mark an increased focus on …

Bain leads $13m investment into green lighting company EcoSense

Deal News PREMIUM: Billion dollar deals signal maturing green chemicals industry Bain leads $13m investment into green lighting company EcoSense US solar company Renewable Resource Capital signs 100MW development deal with Youil Ensys GE teams with Moser Baer for 20MW solar greenhouse World Energy Solutions grows efficiency focus with Northeast acquisition …