An American “Reset” for Africa? | China: Open the “Backdoor”?

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

  August 7, 2014 In Focus: Africa An American “Reset” for Africa? Africa no longer needs the US as a benefactor. It wants a relationship based on mutual interests, says Ellis Mnyandu. 9 Facts on Africa’s Middle Class For all the recent hype, inequality and joblessness stifle the dynamic growth …

Alternative Energy: Returns on Divestments?

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

Alternative Energy Returns on Divestments? Posted: 03 Jun 2014 03:00 AM PDT Filed under: Energy News Scaling Up for Global Impact Posted: 03 Jun 2014 02:00 AM PDT Filed under: Energy News Electromobility as privacy hazard: Leaving information with every electric fill-up Posted: 02 Jun 2014 02:00 PM PDT Filed …

The California Shale Bubble Just Burst

Jay Owen Trendspotting

The California Shale Bubble Just Burst The great hype surrounding the advent of a shale gas bonanza in California may turn out to be just that: hype. The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) – the statistical arm of the Department of Energy – has downgraded its estimate of the total …

“Harvard Quality with BuzzFeed Agility” – Chief Digital Officers Explore Digital Disruption in Education (VIDEO)

Jay Owen Wealth of Networks

“Harvard Quality with BuzzFeed Agility” – Chief Digital Officers Explore Digital Disruption in Education (VIDEO) academia and caused as much hype, consternation, and panic in such a short period.” The technology in question relates to MOOCs: Massive Open Online Courses. And that pronouncement was made by Sree Sreenivasan, former Chief …

The Globalist: Carried Away by the Shale Gale

Jay Owen Trendspotting

October 22, 2013 Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Google+     U.S. shale mirage Carried Away by the Shale Gale Prakash Loungani | Is the so-called shale boom in the United States just hype? U.S. Shale Gas: All It’s Cracked Up to Be? Stephan Richter | The shale boom in the United States …

Jay Owen Beyond GDP

    Quick Links Website Contact Us Recent related articles The Dfference Btween “Price” and “Cost”   Is”Sustainability” Poitical Hype?   Using Metrics To Improve Communities   Techniques used to deny the need for change Creative ways to lower healthcare costs for kids. Avoiding the healthcare “tow truck trap” lowers costs, …

This IPO Will Soar on Cheap Natural Gas

Jay Owen Resource Efficiency

  This IPO Will Soar on Cheap Natural Gas By Jeff Siegel | Monday, May 6th, 2013 It was boasted as an energy breakthrough. Bloom Energy’s Bloom Box paraded around the media — including a very generous piece aired by 60 Minutes as some kind of new, game-changing magical energy creation device that …

Opportunity Shines on PV Materials Market as Pressure to Accelerate Cost Reductions Intensifies

kristy Greentech

Opportunity Shines on PV Materials Market as Pressure to Accelerate Cost Reductions Intensifies GTM Research?s latest report analyzes the PV materials market?s major trends and players with forecasted costs for both crystalline silicon and thin-film materials MiaSolé Fingered in Patent Suit Solannex says, ?Give me money.? Bloom Energy vs. Cogeneration …