National Grid to Keynote Energy Ocean

Jay Owen Resource Efficiency

  Keynote Announced!  Utility Perspective: An Investment in the Future of Offshore Renewable Energy Ronald T. Gerwatowski Senior Vice President for Regulation & Pricing for National Grid National Grid is at the forefront of investing in offshore renewable energy projects. The utility has signed long-term power purchase agreements with Cape Wind …

The 14 worst fossil-fuel projects for the climate

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

The 14 worst fossil-fuel projects for the climate By David Roberts | Grist, Jan 22, 2013 In a justly famous Rolling Stone piece, Bill McKibben popularized the notion of “Global Warming’s Terrifying New Math.” We have a “carbon budget,” between now and 2050, of roughly 565 gigatons of carbon dioxide. If we emit …

New Tools for Investing in a Black Swan World

kristy SRI/ESG News

by Ellie Winninghoff, Financial Advisor Green, May 4, 2011 Hurricane Katrina, the mortgage meltdown, the BP Deepwater Horizon tragedy, uprisings in the Middle East, Fukushima–it’s hard not to notice a pattern of escalating risk. One not accounted for by the mere volatility in stock or bond prices that has come …

Inspired by Egypt, New Generation of US Activists Attempt Power Shift in DC

kristy Community Development Solutions, The Power of Yin

by Melanie Feliciano In 2003, people in every major city around the world protested George W. Bush’s declaration of war against Iraq. Then we turned on the TV and saw those fuzzy images of bombs bursting in air. Clearly, marching down streets would not stop a democratically elected president from …