NewEnergyNews Daily Headlines: WHAT UTILITIES THINK

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

NewEnergyNews      Daily Headlines                                          http://www.NewEnergyNews.net/   TODAY AT NewEnergyNews, May 21: * TODAY’S STUDY: WHAT UTILITIES THINK * QUICK NEWS, May 21: U.S. EMISSIONS DROP AS ELECTRICITY OUTPUT RISES; THE SPACES BETWEEN THE WINDS; WTO …

Today’s Top Stories from GFI: African dream ‘held back by illicit outflow of capital’

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

  Tuesday, May 7, 2013 Kofi Annan: Imagine An African Continent, Where Leaders Use Mineral Wealth Wisely New Draft Paper: Emerging Countries and the Taxation of Offshore Accounts “The Trend is in Our Direction.” Appeals Court Loss is Latest Setback for Oil Company Secrecy Campaign Karzai’s Ghost Money from the …

Citizens Urge EPA to Finalize Cleaner Fuel Standards | The Energy Collective Daily

Jay Owen Trendspotting

Citizens Urge EPA to Finalize Cleaner Fuel Standards | The Energy Collective Daily Citizens Urge EPA to Finalize Cleaner Fuel Standards Climate Change: Extreme Weather, Insurance Companies, and Taxpayers [VIDEO] Renewable Energy Standards: North Carolina 1, ALEC 0 Are Fossil Fuel Companies Pouring Money Down the Drain? Climate Change and …

Can Income Inequality Destabilize the U.S. Economy?

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

  March 29, 2013   The daily online magazine on the global economy, politics, culture and history   Can Income Inequality Destabilize the U.S. Economy? Uri Dadush, Kemal Dervis, Sarah P. Milsom and Bennett Stancil | Income inequality is doing a lot more damage than just fraying the political culture. Argentina: …

The Challenge of Institutional Investment in Renewable Energy

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, Reforming Global Finance

David Nelson and Brendan Pierpont, Climate Policy Initiative, March 2013             Available via Creative Commons A move toward renewable energy sources will require significant long-term, low-cost investment. Policymakers, faced with fiscal constraints and a still-recovering financial system, have begun to look to institutional investors – principally pension funds and insurance …

Money for the People: Grillo’s Populist Plan for Italy

Jay Owen Community Development Solutions, SRI/ESG News, Advisors' Forum

Money for the People: Grillo’s Populist Plan for Italy   Ellen Brown http://WebofDebt.com/articles March 7, 2013   Default on the public debt, nationalization of the banks, and a citizen dividend could actually save the Italian economy.   Comedian Beppe Grillo was surprised himself when his Five Star Movement got 8.7 …

Voting for TBLI ESG Leaders Awards 2012 Now Open

kristy SRI/ESG News

Voting for TBLI ESG Leaders Awards 2012 Now Open Congratulations to Hazel Henderson and her nomination for one of the TBLI ESG Leaders Awards 2012. Five awards will be handed out to those in the industry who have excelled in their dedication to ESG and IMPACT Investing (in Europe and …

Wall Street Confidence Trick: How Interest Rate Swaps Are Bankrupting Local Governments

kristy Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News

Wall Street Confidence Trick: How Interest Rate Swaps Are Bankrupting Local Governments Ellen Brown http://WebofDebt.com/articles March 20, 2012 Far from reducing risk, derivatives increase risk, often with catastrophic results. — Derivatives expert Satyajit Das, Extreme Money (2011) The “toxic culture of greed” on Wall Street was highlighted again last week, …