Energy and Capital: These 3 Solar Stocks Fight for $5.1 Trillion Payday

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

These 3 Solar Stocks Fight for $5.1 Trillion Payday     These 3 Solar Stocks Fight for $5.1 Trillion Payday By Jeff Siegel | Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014 When asked why he robbed banks, Slick Willie Sutton said, “Because that’s where the money is.” I’ve always loved that quote, not …

Clean power was on the rise in the U.S., even before President Obama’s carbon rules aimed to accelerate the trend

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

Latest Headlines   Tall Neighbor Coming to Arizona Desert Community : AltEnergyStocks.com Posted: 17 Jun 2014 12:25 PM PDT Tall Neighbor Coming to Arizona Desert Community : AltEnergyStocks.com Tall Neighbor Coming to Arizona Desert Community Posted: 16 Jun 2014 07:21 AM PDT by Debra Fiakas CFA The citizens of a …

Clean power was on the rise in the U.S., even before President Obama’s carbon rules aimed to accelerate the trend

Jay Owen Resource Efficiency

Kevin Smith has spent his career building power plants, but the billion-dollar Crescent Dunes complex he’s completing in the high desert halfway between Las Vegas and Reno, Nev., is no ordinary power plant. “This is the cold tank,” Smith says, pointing at a massive steel silo that will hold 70 …

Ceres Newsletter: The Cost of Corn

Jay Owen Greentech, Desert Greening

  Ceres Newsletter – June 2014 Press and Media Press Release: New Report Shows Decline in Carbon Dioxide and Other Pollutants from U.S. Power Plants, but State and Power Company Emissions Vary WidelyNews Story: More solar energy powering Corporate America (USA Today)Blog: The Quest For Sustainable Corn In Iowa (National …

New Poll Shows Voters Are Ready To Pay To Blunt Climate Change

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

New Poll Shows Voters Are Ready To Pay To Blunt Climate Change By Tom Kenworthy on June 11, 2014 at 10:10 am CREDIT: Shutterstock If this keeps up, more politicians may learn to love climate change as a political issue. A new poll from Bloomberg shows that by nearly a …

Ecocities Emerging – June 2014 Issue – Reflections on Gross National Happiness

Jay Owen Sustainability News

  On May 6th, the Obama administration introduced their big climate proposal. The new rules would cut carbon pollution from power plants 30% from 2005 levels by 2030. The targets are of course getting mixed reactions. The U.S. is already well on the way towards meeting that target and some …

Cornerstone Capital Group – A Perspective on Climate Change

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Beyond GDP

A Perspective on Climate Change: Cornerstone Capital Group  believes that the capital markets must adapt to the evolving reality of climate change.  The Obama administration’s proposal on existing power plants continues an ongoing trend of increasing restrictions on greenhouse gas emissions, whose implications are not fully captured by the financial markets. This statement identifies actions investors …

The Clean Energy Scam Continues

Jay Owen Resource Efficiency

The Clean Energy Scam Continues By Jeff Siegel | Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 Sometimes sales people are too good for their industry. Electric utility company Southern Co. (NYSE: SO), for example, managed to convince the state of Mississippi that it was going to revolutionize coal-fired power generation. The company promised …

Youths sue U.S. government over climate inaction

Jay Owen Global Citizen, Trendspotting

Youths sue U.S. government over climate inaction An unprecedented massive legal campaign led by young Americans is playing out in courtrooms across the nation http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2014/5/4/youth-sue-governmentforclimateinaction.html May 4, 2014 2:16PM ET Updated May 5, 2014 2:14PM ET by Amel Ahmed @amelscript Young people across the country are suing several government agencies …

Youths sue U.S. government over climate inaction

Jay Owen Global Citizen, Trendspotting

Youths sue U.S. government over climate inaction An unprecedented massive legal campaign led by young Americans is playing out in courtrooms across the nation http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2014/5/4/youth-sue-governmentforclimateinaction.html May 4, 2014 2:16PM ET Updated May 5, 2014 2:14PM ET by Amel Ahmed @amelscript Young people across the country are suing several government agencies …