Only a broad-based financial transaction tax will be effective

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

Only a broad-based financial transaction tax will be effective SULEIKA REINERS 26 April 2014 A well constituted financial transaction tax (FTT, or Tobin tax) can not only reduce levels of inequality but also curb some of the destructive elements of financial activity and make a positive contribution to economic growth. Just …

Clean Technica: Inexpensive Solar Cell Coating May Lead To Big Increases In Solar Cell Efficiency, 1 Photon Knocks Loose 2 Electrons

Jay Owen Greentech

Top cleantech news of the day from CleanTechnica, the world’s #1 cleantech or clean energy website: Inexpensive Solar Cell Coating May Lead To Big Increases In Solar Cell Efficiency, 1 Photon Knocks Loose 2 Electrons Colorado Looks To Raise Renewable Energy Standard To 25 Percent For Rural Electric Co-Ops China Reclaims …

State Solar Jobs Map Unveiled — Maps Of 119,000 Solar Jobs, & Much More

Jay Owen Community Development Solutions, Resource Efficiency

State Solar Jobs Map Unveiled — Maps Of 119,000 Solar Jobs, & Much More (via Clean Technica) Toward the end of 2007, US citizens, the US labor force, experienced the troubling onset of an economic downturn. We’re still in a condition of recovery. Through the whole recovery, though, we have …

Paper purchasing practices: how to avoid rainforest destruction

Ethical Markets SRI/ESG News

CSR Asia Weekly Vol.6 Week 47 by Jacqui Dixon In last week’s newsletter (Vol.6 Week 47) Jacqui Dixon wrote an article on ‘Paper purchasing practices: how to avoid rainforest destruction’. The article highlighted a new report and consumer guide released by the Rainforest Action Network (RAN), called “Rainforest-Safe Kids’ Books: …