Top Cleantech Stories Of The Day! New York State Could Run On Wind, Water and Sunlight

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

Top cleantech news of the day from CleanTechnica, the world’s #1 cleantech or clean energy website:   New York State Could Run On Wind, Water and Sunlight New Zero-Down, No-Risk Energy Efficiency Investment Fund Aims To Unlock $150 Billion In Savings 20 Solar, Wind, EV, & Other Tech/Energy Stories Not To …

Cleantech News from CleanTechnica: Transparent Solar Cell Sticker Covers Being Developed For iPad

Jay Owen Greentech

  Cleantech News from CleanTechnica Transparent Solar Cell Sticker Covers Being Developed For iPad Pay-As-You-Go Solar Startup Bringing Cheap, Clean Lighting To Kenya $17 Million Announced Under DOE SunShot Initiative For Solar Reliability & Grid Integration Two Wind Cooperatives Win DOE’s 2012 Wind Cooperative Of The Year Award Conergy Completes …

US agribusiness could carve ten Manhattans out of African forest: Greenpeace

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Trendspotting, Earth Systems Science

US agribusiness could carve ten Manhattans out of African forest: GreenpeaceNew York, 19 February 2013 – Massive carbon emissions and the destruction of habitats critical to threatened animal species – those will be just some of the results if a palm oil plantation by New York-based agribusiness Herakles Farms in …

Novethic Research: Looking for measuring ESG investment performance

Jay Owen TV Series

Looking for measuring ESG investment performance 18 February 2013. For the first time, Novethic has analysed the SRI performance indicators developed by some asset managers and a handful of asset owners. The aim is to measure, for example, whether socially responsible investment contributes to generating fewer carbon emissions, creating more …

Kyoto Protocol Extended

Ethical Markets Green Prosperity

Kyoto Protocol ExtendedPosted: 08 Dec 2012 02:53 PM PST Via one of our friends, the big news of the day is that the Kyoto Protocol is being extended (full repost, with image added):   U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon talks during the opening ceremony of the plenary session of the high-level segment …

Mercury in coastal fog linked to upwelling of deep ocean water

Ethical Markets Earth Systems Science

Mercury in coastal fog linked to upwelling of deep ocean water Posted: 04 Dec 2012 04:43 PM PST An ongoing investigation of elevated mercury levels in coastal fog in California suggests that upwelling of deep ocean water along the coast brings mercury to the surface, where it enters the atmosphere …

Costa Rica’s 1st Solar Power Park Completed

Ethical Markets Greentech

Costa Rica’s 1st Solar Power Park Completed Posted: 29 Nov 2012 08:00 AM PST Given Costa Rica’s green cred, I’m quite surprised that this is its first solar park. Nonetheless, it’s good news to see that the solar power park is completed and generating clean electricity. More from sister site …

Obama could levy carbon tax to cut US deficit, says NSFM participant

Ethical Markets SRI/ESG News

President Obama could consider introducing a tax on carbon emissions to help cut the US budget deficit after winning a 2nd term as President, according to Nick Robins of HSBC, an NSFM participant. “A tax starting at USD20 a metric ton of carbon dioxide equivalent and rising at about 6% …

Malaysia Aims for 5.5% Renewable Energy Share in Installed Capacity by 2015

kristy Greentech

Malaysia Aims for 5.5% Renewable Energy Share in Installed Capacity by 2015 Posted: 12 Oct 2012 01:29 PM PDT With a goal to achieve 40% cut in carbon emissions by 2020, the Malaysian government plans to increase the share of renewable energy in the total energy mix to 5.5% by …

Sustainable Energy for All Initiative – Energy expansion at any cost ? Reflections on the UN “Sustainable Energy for All Day, 20th June

kristy Resource Efficiency

« Rio+20 agrees on outcome document Sustainable Energy for All Initiative – Energy expansion at any cost ? Reflections on the UN “Sustainable Energy for All Day, 20th June – IISD.org June 21, 2012 by globalforest According to Chad Holliday, Chair of the Bank of America and Co-Chair of the …