Planning for Phasing Out Incentives

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

Planning for Phasing Out Incentives The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at http://www.ilsr.org/planning-phasing-incentives/ Over the next decade, solar electricity will let consumers get cheaper energy from their rooftop than from their utility. Among the upheaval in the electricity system, the coming of …

A bunch of climate bond media stories for you: Financial News, Wall Street Journal, Enviro. Finance, Inst. Investor, etc

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

Climate Bonds has posted a new item, ‘A bunch of climate bond media stories for you: Financial News, Wall Street Journal, Enviro. Finance, Inst. Investor, etc ‘ Financial News – ‘It’s not easy being green’  Article talks about lack of regulations concerning what qualifies as ‘green’ in the context of …

Who’s Winning the clean Energy Race? 2013

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

Overview For the past five years, Pew has tracked investment and finance trends in the world’s leading economies. Over that period, the clean energy industry has been buffeted by a global recession, broad changes in energy markets, and uncertainty surrounding international policies on clean energy and climate change. Despite these …

Energy Self-Reliant States: New Report! Minnesota’s Value of Solar

Jay Owen Resource Efficiency

A busy week for democratic energy!  Last week we: Released a comprehensive explainer on Minnesota’s value of solar policy. Fired back at the biggest solar leasing companies in their war on value of solar with An Enormous Question for ‘Solar Choice’. Published a presentation I gave at Electrons on the Run, a …

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

Welcome to issue #7 of the Global Initiative for Sustainability Ratings (GISR) INSIGHT. GISR continues to execute its multi-faceted strategy to build a global standard of excellence for sustainability ratings. Its growing network of partners in the investor, corporate, NGO, ratings and accounting communities is the foundation for expanding its global …

UN LAUNCHES DECADE-LONG INITIATIVE TO PROMOTE SUSTAINABLE ENERGY FOR ALL

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

UN launches DECADE-LONG initiative TO PROMOTE SUSTAINABLE energy FOR ALL New York, Apr  9 2014  6:00PM The United Nations launched today the Decade of Sustainable Energy for All (2014-2024), an initiative aimed at promoting renewable energy and energy efficiency worldwide, with a forum to take place annually, starting this coming …

Green Transition Scoreboard® Tops $5.3 Trillion

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Green Transition Scoreboard® Tops $5.3 Trillion Privately Invested In The Green Economy  Saint Augustine, FL, March 31, 2014 ~  Again for 2014, the Green Transition Scoreboard® (GTS) finds, with $5.3 trillion in private investments and commitments since 2007, the green economy is on track to reach $10 …

FUTURIST UPDATE: Air Pollution Is Deadlier Than We Thought

Jay Owen Trendspotting

April 2014 • Volume 15, No. 4 In this issue: Air Pollution Is Deadlier Than We Thought Planet-Hunting Astronomers Get Help from a Robot A “Green” Solution to High Drug Prices WorldFuture 2014 Speakers Bookshelf What’s Hot in The Futurist magazine Air Pollution Is Deadlier Than We Thought Air pollution …

March 2014 Report

Jay Owen Reports You Need

Executive Summary For 2014, the Green Transition Scoreboard® (GTS) is focused on water, which added $484 billion to the overall total of $5.3 trillion of private investments tracked since 2007 in Q4 of 2013, 9% of the overall total and more than either the Green R&D or Cleantech sectors. Global …