Conference Spotlight : Aboriginal Communities and Extractives Industy: Is Conflict Inevitable?

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

Conflict between Aboriginal communities and resource companies can and does happen. And there is no shortage of high profile examples, whether it’s Enbridge’s Northern Gateway pipeline, Barrick’s Pascua-Lama mine in Chile or lawsuits brought against Hudbay for alleged human rights violations in Guatemala. But there is another side to this …

High Gas Prices Will Launch This New IPO

kristy Resource Efficiency

A publication of Energy and Capital By Jeff Siegel | Monday, April 4th, 2011 It’s no secret that I love high gas prices. I love listening to the talking heads on the local news stations mindlessly lament about the “pain at the pump”. I love watching the “on-the-street” interviews with …

What Makes the Saudis Shudder

kristy Resource Efficiency, Trendspotting

A publication from Energy & Capital By Nick Hodge | Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011 If there’s one word that makes the Saudis shudder, it’s batteries. Because every electric or hybrid vehicle sold in the United States — or anywhere, for that matter — means one less junky for them to …

How the Military’s Green Energy Transition Can Make You Rich

kristy Trendspotting

By Jeff Siegel It was all over the news last week… With recycled — yet catchy — titles like “The Military is Going Green” and “For the U.S. Military, it’s Easy Being Green,” the world learned that the military’s dependence on fossil fuels has become a strategic nightmare.