Supercharging Japan’s Clean Energy Economy; Patent Index Update; Kior’s $100M Haul, and Much More

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

research / reports / webinars / stock indexes / book / about Cleanwatch The e-Letter on Clean Technology from Clean Edge Welcome to Cleanwatch. Each issue offers the latest news, events, and other resources on clean energy, transportation, water, and materials. Lessons from Japan: How the Nation Can Supercharge its Clean-Energy Economy By Ron Pernick Two and a half years …

How the world is failing at its climate goals, in one giant chart

Jay Owen Trendspotting, Earth Systems Science

How the world is failing at its climate goals, in one giant chart By Brad Plumer, Washington Post: November 5  Every time world leaders get together and talk about climate change, they tend to agree on one big thing: We shouldn’t let global average temperatures rise more than 2°C above pre-industrial levels. …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: New species of dolphin found in Australian waters

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News     New species of dolphin found in Australian waters Posted: 29 Oct 2013 11:30 AM PDT A species of humpback dolphin previously unknown to science is swimming in the waters off northern Australia, according to biologists. Thawing permafrost: The speed of coastal erosion in Eastern …

the Globalist: Part I: Meet the Transformers

Jay Owen Global Citizen

August 27, 2013 Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Google+     “Young Globalists:” The Complete Series How Young People Transform the World Part I: Meet the Transformers Joseph Quinlan | Who are the faces of the rising global middle class? Part II: The Road Ahead Joseph Quinlan | As global economic activity shifts …

Collateral Damage: QE3 and the Shadow Banking System

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

  by Ellen Brown Rather than expanding the money supply, quantitative easing (QE) has actually caused it to shrink by sucking up the collateral needed by the shadow banking system to create credit. The “failure” of QE has prompted the Bank for International Settlements to urge the Fed to shirk …

Newnet: Turning Basin Capital Partners launches as energy-focused PE firm

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

20 June 2013 – Today’s Top Stories on NewNet Turning Basin Capital Partners launches as energy-focused PE firm PREMIUM Mainstream gets onshore planning consent for 450MW Scottish wind farm Ascent Solar raises $6m from Asian investor Kyocera to supply 30MW of solar across Japan’s agricultural sector CPFL buys Martifer’s Brazilian wind …

Creating Value through Energy Management

Jay Owen Resource Efficiency

NEWS RELEASE     Media Contact: Patrick Kiker [email protected]  202.507.4043   Creating Value Through Energy Management   Champions within industrial facilities may be the largest piece missing from the energy policy and program landscape. Some energy program administrators are sponsoring the placement of dedicated energy managers at industrial facilities to …

NewNet Daily Newsletter: Wasabi readies to begin pre-IPO fundraising for Asia arm

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

NewNet Daily Newsletter 1 May 2013 Early-stage venture deals gather pace – read about the latest strategic tie-ups with aNewNet premium subscription Deal News Wasabi readies to begin pre-IPO fundraising for Asia arm PREMIUM Exclusive: Greenbriar Capital sets 300MW target for Puerto Rico JV with AlterraPREMIUM Masdar’s partnership with UK’s GIB …

Top Cleantech Stories Of The Day! Switchgrass Biofuel Potentially Cheaper Than Oil for Heating Homes

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

Top cleantech news of the day from CleanTechnica, the world’s #1 cleantech or clean energy website: Switchgrass Biofuel Potentially Cheaper Than Oil for Heating Homes RSPB Team Up With Ecotricity To Create Renewable Energy Nature Reserves New Japanese Feed-in Tariff Rates EV Could Make Up 1/4 Of Ford Sales By 2020 …

[Climate Bonds] US States compete on Green Banks, with CA the latest / Penn’s warehouse issues $31m energy efficiency bond

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

US States compete on Green Banks, with CA the latest / Penn’s warehouse issues $31m energy efficiency bond Posted on 17. Mar, 2013 by Sean Kidney in blog We’re beginning to see some friendly competition emerging among US States around Green Banks. New York Governor Cuomo a few weeks ago announced the setting up of a …