The Energy Collective – Roundup

Jay Owen Greentech

Is Global Clean Energy Investment at a Tipping Point? Posted: 02 Oct 2014 09:00 AM PDT Last week, amidst the United Nations Climate Summit and historic climate march, many governments, investors, and financial institutions took the opportunity to make big announcements about their investment in the future of clean energy. …

Which Solar Company Boasts the Highest Market Cap? | The Energy Collective Daily

Jay Owen Greentech

Which Solar Company Boasts the Highest Market Cap? | The Energy Collective Daily Which Solar Company Boasts the Highest Market Cap? Posted: 24 Aug 2014 06:00 AM PDT Coming in with a $6.92 billion market cap (the total dollar market value of the company’s outstanding shares) is First Solar, the …

NASA Launches New Carbon-Sensing Mission to Monitor Earth’s Breathing

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Earth Systems Science

NASA successfully launched its first spacecraft dedicated to studying atmospheric carbon dioxide at 2:56 a.m. PDT (5:56 a.m. EDT) Wednesday. The Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) raced skyward from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, on a United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket. Approximately 56 minutes after the launch, the observatory separated …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: All teeth and claws? New study sheds light on dinosaur claw function

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News   All teeth and claws? New study sheds light on dinosaur claw function Posted: 06 May 2014 05:41 PM PDT How claw form and function changed during the evolution from dinosaurs to birds is explored in a new study into the claws of a group of …

Alternative Energy: More Renewable Energy Needed To Avoid Catastrophic Climate Change

Jay Owen Greentech

  Alternative Energy   More Renewable Energy Needed To Avoid Catastrophic Climate Change Posted: 17 Apr 2014 03:00 AM PDT Filed under: Energy News Brits: We Prefer Onshore Wind Farms Over Fracking Posted: 17 Apr 2014 02:00 AM PDT Filed under: Energy News Bernstein: Utilities Have 4 Choices In Solar Revolution (None …

New Report: 2’778 billion in 2013: The cost of not having a renewable energy infrastructure

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

New Report 2’778 billion in 2013: The cost of not having a renewable energy infrastructure   Perceptions stick: a majority of people today seem to believe (or worse: accept) that we cannot afford renewable energy technologies. This notions suggests that the alternative – maintaining the existing fossil energy infrastructure – …

Smart Planet Weekly: Can we crowdfund gun control?

Jay Owen Crowdfunding

  SmartPlanet Weekly October 27, 2013 A members-only preview of our weekly magazine, delivered every Sunday.   From the Desk of … Gun control advocates in the U.S. haven’t made strides nationally in many years. Is it time for the crowd to try tackling gun violence locally? Plus, Chris Nelder is …

Newnet October 10th

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

10 October Today’s Top Stories Shunfeng Photovoltaic makes bid for troubled panel manufacturer Wuxi Suntech Bridges Ventures closes sustainability fund on £125m Latest on NewNet See all the latest industry news with a New Energy World Network premium subscription. SUBSCRIBE » Deals » UK wind installer Earthmill funded £4.1m by Connection Capital …

Modern Money Trees

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, Community Development Solutions

By Ellie Winninghoff, member Ethical Markets Advisory Board Barrons, September 27, 2013 A new style of forestry fund is earning solid returns addressing one question: How do you profitably invest in a sustainably harvested forest–not just the wood in the trees but also in maintaining clean water, flood control, habitat …