martes, 30 de junio de 2009

UK, US and Canada significantly understate public sector costs

Multinationals moving - slowly - to integrate disparate pension plans

DB funding relief at risk over an advice provision

Declassification Policy

Introduction to the to the Declassification Policy Forum

'Green Jobs' Pitch Swayed Just Enough Coal-State Lawmakers to Vote for Climate Bill

California utilities issue RFPs for renewables

Vulnerable House Democrats in GOP sights after energy vote

Chaos and arm-twisting gives Nancy Pelosi a major win

Energizing the Senate cap-and-trade bill

India Rejects Any Greenhouse-Gas Cuts Under New Climate Treaty

India will reject greenhouse gas emission targets

Pres. Obama Remarks on Climate Change and Energy ( VIDEO )-Energy PRODUCTION CREATES JOBS and It will ALLOW to PAY PENSIONS!!!

The Climate Dividing Lines

Obama champions energy bill but not its tariffs,0,1735155.story

Climate bill spurs less green power than hoped

U.S. joins International Renewable Energy Agency

lunes, 29 de junio de 2009

Green energy agency to locate headquarters in UAE ( JA,JA,JA )

Secretary Salazar, Senator Reid Announce ‘Fast-Track’ Initiatives for Solar Energy Development on Western Lands

New Measures to Aid Solar on Public Lands

U.S. to ‘Fast-Track’ Solar Power on Federally Owned Lands

Plant-based solar panels to remove oil from the equation

Climate Bill Helps Utilities More Than Oil Companies

And Now, Climate Bill's Supporters Try Counting to 60 in Senate

Climate Plan Faces Challenge After U.S. House Victory

A Funding Roadblock Ahead for Clean Energy

Europeans ‘Demand More’ From Americans

Will Senate pass Obama's Climate Bill?-..this Fall!! ( VIDEO )

Obama against penalties on polluters

Obama opposes energy bill trade penalties: reports

domingo, 28 de junio de 2009

SOUTH AFRICA-The case for including photovoltaics and biomass into Refit system

SOUTH AFRICA-Separate tariffs may be required for large- and small-scale PV installations

Global free trade accord seen helping environment

AUSTRALIA-Solar power faces early sunset in Australia

AUSTRALIA-Solar power scheme expands

AUSTRALIA-Canberra deals third body blow to solar industry

AUSTRALIA-Plan for solar homes to sell back power

Australian PM hails U.S. greenhouse bill passage

India seeks more talks on contentious climate draft

China welcomes U.S. climate bill, says more needed

U.S. may become largest green market: E.ON exec

sábado, 27 de junio de 2009

U.S. Business to China: Open the GREEN DAM ( IRONY?! )

US CHAMBER-Economic Outlook - Part 3 ( VIDEO )

The American Clean Energy and Security Act: yea or nay?-Thomas J. Donohue, President and CEO, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Big Oil’s Answer to Carbon Law May Be Fuel Imports ( VIDEOS )

Extension of Phase III: Drafting of Open Government Recommendations!!!

Your Turn ( YOUTUBE ???): Join the National ONLINE ( E-MAIL???) Discussion on Health Care Reform

Weekly Address: Opening the Door to a Clean Energy Economy

FINAL VOTE RESULTS FOR ROLL CALL 477 ( American Clean Energy and Security Act )

viernes, 26 de junio de 2009

What NEXT happens in the U.S. Senate on climate change

House passes landmark climate change bill

The Retirement Dilemma: Keep Working?!!!!!

OAP gang 'tortured!!!! financial adviser'?

OECD says pension reforms must go on

Solar Industry to See Faster Than Expected Growth

Prop Desk: Solar-Tomorrows Playbook!!! ( VIDEO )

Stock of the Day: TAN ( VIDEO )

WTO and UNEP launch a report explaining for the first time the connections between trade and climate change!!!!

Business Leaders Join Forces to Lend Support for Climate and Energy Bill

Does Free Trade Help or Hurt the Climate?


Democrats smell victory on climate vote

Pelosi embarks on ‘tricky business’ of passing climate bill


The farm lobby vs. the global warming bill,0,5647633.story

For the Farm Lobby,too much is never enough

A Historic Energy Bill ( VIDEO )

House to continue Energy Bill Debate with Possible Vote Today ( LIVE )

House Democrats push for FRIDAY climate vote

Lobbying frenzy begins as House bill heads for floor

Texas’ first Big Solar project, PG&E’s deal with NRG/eSolar

Climate bill costs doubted

US CHAMBER-Letter on H.R. 2454, the "American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009"

Chamber of Commerce takes on the EPA on Carbon Ruling

U.S. to spend $3.9 billion on "smart" power grid: Chu

jueves, 25 de junio de 2009


OECD-Statement on Climate Change and Export Credits,3343,en_2649_34171_43153356_1_1_1_1,00.html


OECD-Major world economies aim for "green growth" as the way out of the crisis,3343,en_2649_201185_43164671_1_1_1_1,00.html

OECD-Crisis highlights the need for sweeping pension reforms,3343,en_2649_37411_43123095_1_1_1_1,00.html

IAPF: ready for the long-term

House Committee Approves Bill to Require Disclosure of Hidden 401(k) Fees

House panel approves bill to require disclosure of 401(k) fees

ICI: More Work Needed to Achieve Useful 401(k) Reform

Newt Gingrich Changes His Tune On Climate Change (VIDEO)

Controversial deals made to move climate bill ( VIDEO )

Climate change bill gaining in U.S. House: Pelosi

Some U.S. manufacturers see benefit to going green

NAM-"...urges you to oppose H.R. 2454, the American Clean Energy & Security Act."

NAM-Principles for a U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction Framework

Solar PV can achieve gigaton scale...1.5 million direct security through distributed power generation

Climate Changing? Uncle Sam Wants Your OBSERVATIONS

House Democrats, Obama Lobby Last Batch of Climate Bill Fence-Sitters

How Climate Change Policies Impact the Lives of European Companies

Energy Bill Unfinished, but Vote Nears

House Dems Release Revised Climate Bill as Floor Debate Eyed for Friday

Address by Ms Dipuo Peters, Minister of Energy on the occasion of Budget Vote 28 of Minerals and Energy, National Assembly Extended Public Committee

SOUTH AFRICA-Renewable energy projects are set for growth ( VIDEO )

SOUTH AFRICA-SA targets 400 MW of wind energy within three years

U.S. - Africa Trade Relations: Creating a Platform for Economic Growth

Rich should compensate Africa for global warming: Ethiopian PM

Chains in Command-Better PRODUCTION than CONSERVATION!!!

Green Jobs for a Green Future: Weatherization?-Better CONSERVATION than PRODUCTION???

EPA Releases Analysis of American Clean Energy and Security Act

Energy and Commerce Committee and Health Subcommittee Hearing on Comprehensive Health Reform Discussion Draft

Comprehensive Health Reform Discussion Draft, Day 2, Part 2

Comprehensive Health Reform Discussion Draft, Day 2, Part 1

Health Reform for Every Region, Every State, Every American

Obama Urges Passage of Climate Bill

Obama urges passage of "historic" climate change bill

martes, 23 de junio de 2009

Industry Group Says Solar to Become Cost-Competitive in Italy NEXT YEAR!!

Big, Big Solar Coming to West Texas

Open Government Directive, Phase III: Drafting

Open Government Initiative: Drafting

A Significant Breakthrough to Assist Our SENIORS!

Is Washington the New Wall Street for Cleantech?

Obama set to push healthcare and energy reform

Democrats urged to play down 'global warming'-Memo suggests downplaying 'green jobs'

Australia politics scandal threatens carbon scheme

domingo, 21 de junio de 2009

AUSTRALIA-Opposition will pay back more for solar power

AUSTRALIA-Garrett pulls plug on solar

Coal lobby fights back on climate bill

Coal Exec Challenges Climate Scientist To Debate (VIDEO)

U.S. Climate-Change Proposal Gains Support, Still Lacks Votes

The Estimated Costs to Households From the Cap-and-Trade Provisions of H.R. 2454

U.S. Climate Bill to Cost $22 Billion a Year by 2020, CBO Says

sábado, 20 de junio de 2009

COLLABORATION!!! -- Achieving Better Results by Working Together

COLLABORATION!!! -- Achieving Better Results by Working Together

Middle Class Task Force Meeting: Promoting Manufacturing in America-"...They will be visiting a solar plant..."

India's Draft Solar Power Plan Sees 200,000 MW Installed by 2050

Oil rises to near $72 as investors eye INFLATION

F I N A N C I A L S T A B I L I T Y F O R U M-FSF Principles for Sound Compensation Practices

A NEW FOUNDATION:Rebuilding Financial Supervision and Regulation

Investors’ council applauds Obama’s financial stability plan

(GOOD) CEOs Are Underpaid

Schapiro: Regs governing advisers cannot be based only on FIDUCIARY duty

ICI: Sponsors of target funds need to EDUCATE investors better

viernes, 19 de junio de 2009

NRECA: HR 2454 Should Protect Consumers Most at Risk for Carbon Reduction Costs

Rural Electric Co-ops Threaten Climate Deal

The Waxman-Markey Bill:A Good Start Or A Non-Starter?

White House and enviros amp up efforts to pass climate bill in House

NAM-Proposed Endangerment Finding for Greenhouse Gases under the Clean Air Act (CAA)

EPA Vs NAM-Proposed Endangerment Finding for Greenhouse Gases under the Clean Air Act (CAA)

Business Roundtable Nippon Keidanren Joint Statement

Incentives add shine to China solar drive



SOUTH AFRICA-Eskom’s late tariff submission creates legal problems for municipalities ( VIDEO )

A Move to Put the Union Label on Solar Power Plants

White House will intensify energy push

Senate Bill Eases Mandate on Utilities

EU leaders postpone decision on climate change aid

EU leaders agree climate funding principles

Clean Energy Investment Creates Jobs in Every State

jueves, 18 de junio de 2009

Follow-up on Global Climate Change Impacts in the United States

Wrap-Up of the Open Government Brainstorming: COLLABORATION!!!


Prizes as Incentives for PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS!!

HEALTH REFORM Stakeholder Discussion ( LIVE )

Climate change venture aims to text AFRICANS weather info;_ylt=AqABqP7ha9ocjA_DZlO5tcaAV8cX

THE INFLUENCE GAME: US auto lobby's clout flagging;_ylt=AiGGe4YXpAnt6yQ5b7Rrp6yAV8cX

European Solar Power from African Deserts?!!!

Impact of Climate Change in the U.S ( LIVE RADIO )-Good Guests!!!

Climate Fight Heads for New Round

California utility cuts new solar thermal deal

India’s Big Push for SOLAR Power (and Coal)

Climate change hits China's 'poor hardest'

Senate Panel Approves Energy Bill

Senate Committee Approves Broad Energy Package

Energy Bill Advances In Senate: Offshore Drilling, Renewables Nearer

U.S. Senate panel approves comprehensive energy bill

miércoles, 17 de junio de 2009

España y China refuerzan la cooperación en comercio y energías renovables

Retirement’s future: pension vs. 401(k)

Chairman Schapiro Statement on Executive Compensation

SEC Asks Wall Street for Its Pension Data

A New Financial Foundation

Keating: The ultimate Ponzi scheme called social security is ripe for reform?

Green Engine to the Economy ( VIDEO )

Will Green Jobs Work? ( VIDEO )

Canadian Solar targets output boost

AEP signs first solar energy agreement

After successful installation of a 220 kW PV system, the Vatican is planning to install a 100 MW solar power system on Vatican Radio’s grounds

Golden State reconsiders guaranteed contracts for renewables as competitive market fails to boost share of renewable power

martes, 16 de junio de 2009

ENERGY COMMERCE-The Future of the Grid: Proposals for Reforming National Transmission Policy

Smart Grid vs. Renewable Energy: Where Should We Invest?-BOTH!!

House may vote on climate change bill next week

Streaming Now: Climate Change Impacts Across America -- Renewed??? Focus for Decisions ( WHAT ABOUT Renewable Portfolio Standard!!! )

Congress abandoning!!?? Obama clean energy goals

Obama’s Bank Revamp May Stall as Congress Tackles Rival Issues ( 3 VIDEOS )


MUNICH RE newables-Our contribution to a low-carbon energy supply REPORT

DESERTEC Foundation

Wüstenstrom für Deutschland

MUNICH RE-New insurance solutions for a low-carbon energy supply ( DESERTEC )

Germans plan $555 billion Africa solar project: report

German firms eye huge African solar project: report;_ylt=Aic9xuBCt0zWF090fcWx.RCAV8cX

Bangla 'green revolution' starts with solar power

lunes, 15 de junio de 2009

The wind of change

AUSTRALIA-Tariff tiff delays start of solar panel scheme

AUSTRALIA-Wong defends axing of $8000 solar rebate

CALIFORNIA-33% Renewable Portfolio Standard Analysis

Renewables Could Supply 10% of U.S. Power by 2020, Report Finds

ENERGY and NATURAL RESOURCES-All hearings are webcast live on our website

Senate Committee Looks to Complete Energy Bill Markup as Floor Battles Await

Democrats Struggling for Consensus on Climate Bills

U.S. Mayors See Big Economic Opportunity in Fighting Climate Change

China launches Green Revolution ( VIDEO )


Beijing plans subsidized pricing for solar power

Nation's largest solar plant to be built in NM

Congress dilutes!! Obama clean energy goals?

Is Alternative Energy Worth Investing In? ( VIDEO )

Why Now Is the Time for Business to Go Green

domingo, 14 de junio de 2009

State, Local Governments to Receive $25 Billion Under Recovery Zone Bond Program-City by city,county by county....

Improving Online Public Participation in Agency Rulemaking

New Technologies and Participation

La nueva frontera verde ( Informe Semanal) ( VIDEO )

U.S. climate bill, U.N. pact seen more likely in 2010

viernes, 12 de junio de 2009

Strengthening Civic PARTICIPATION

South African investors embrace ESG

Investors With $1.4 Trillion in Assets Call on the SEC to Improve Disclosure of Climate Change and Other Risks

H.R. 1984, the 401(k) Fair Disclosure for Retirement Security Act of 2009 and H.R. 1988, the Conflicted Investment Advice Prohibition Act of 2009

Bill would allow independent advisers to counsel 401(k) recipients

Geithner calls for SEC authority over say-on-pay

CEIOPS plans further work on IORPS directive

Lawmakers in Farm Belt Try to Steer Climate Bill

Energy Industry Lobbies to Avert Drilling Rules

Senate energy bill on tight timeline

Lobbyists Battle Over Climate Bill's Escape Hatch on Carbon Penalties

España, primer mercado fotovoltaico

Google-backed eSolar to build New Mexico solar farm

Bright outlook for solar ( VIDEO )