martes, 30 de junio de 2009

UK, US and Canada significantly understate public sector costs

http://globalpensions.com/showPage.html?page=gp_display_news&tempPageId=864219

Multinationals moving - slowly - to integrate disparate pension plans

http://www.pionline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20090619/REG/906199988/1039/PIDAILY&AssignSessionID=173358863388918

DB funding relief at risk over an advice provision

http://www.pionline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20090629/PRINTSUB/306299979&AssignSessionID=173358863388918

Declassification Policy

http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/Declassification-Policy/

Introduction to the to the Declassification Policy Forum

http://blog.ostp.gov/2009/06/28/introduction_to_the_declassification_policy_forum/

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

http://www.nytimes.com/gwire/2009/06/30/30greenwire-green-jobs-pitch-swayed-just-enough-coal-state-42130.html

California utilities issue RFPs for renewables

http://www.reuters.com/article/GCA-GreenBusiness/idUSTRE55T6H320090630

Vulnerable House Democrats in GOP sights after energy vote

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0609/24363.html

Chaos and arm-twisting gives Nancy Pelosi a major win

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0609/24364.html

Energizing the Senate cap-and-trade bill

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0609/24335.html

India Rejects Any Greenhouse-Gas Cuts Under New Climate Treaty

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601130&sid=aWs0Pts2Kxes

India will reject greenhouse gas emission targets

http://www.reuters.com/article/GCA-GreenBusiness/idUSTRE55T65N20090630

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

http://www.c-span.org/Watch/Media/2009/06/29/Energy/A/20291/Pres+Obama+Remarks+on+Climate+Change+and+Energy.aspx

The Climate Dividing Lines

http://www.nationaljournal.com/njonline/no_20090627_4694.php

Obama champions energy bill but not its tariffs

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-obama-energy29-2009jun29,0,1735155.story

Climate bill spurs less green power than hoped

http://www.reuters.com/article/GCA-GreenBusiness/idUSN295884320090629

U.S. joins International Renewable Energy Agency

http://www.reuters.com/article/GCA-GreenBusiness/idUSTRE55T0X620090630

lunes, 29 de junio de 2009

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

http://in.reuters.com/article/oilRpt/idINLT17119520090629

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

http://www.doi.gov/news/09_News_Releases/062909.html

New Measures to Aid Solar on Public Lands

http://greeninc.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/06/29/new-measures-to-aid-solar-on-public-lands/

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

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601130&sid=aAsXGktZNyJY

Plant-based solar panels to remove oil from the equation

http://green.yahoo.com/blog/daily_green_driving/42/plant-based-solar-panels-to-remove-oil-from-the-equation.html

Climate Bill Helps Utilities More Than Oil Companies

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601130&sid=a5Hw9eapLqDg

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

http://www.nytimes.com/gwire/2009/06/29/29greenwire-and-now-climate-bills-supporters-try-counting-85672.html

Climate Plan Faces Challenge After U.S. House Victory

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601130&sid=a48LF5xhPwvo

A Funding Roadblock Ahead for Clean Energy

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/06/29/business/energy-environment/29iht-green29.html

Europeans ‘Demand More’ From Americans

http://greeninc.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/06/29/europeans-demand-more-from-americans/

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

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/21134540/vp/31595027#31595027

Obama against penalties on polluters

http://green.yahoo.com/news/afp/20090629/sc_afp/climateusenergypoliticstradeobama.html

Obama opposes energy bill trade penalties: reports

http://www.reuters.com/article/GCA-GreenBusiness/idUSTRE55S02P20090629

domingo, 28 de junio de 2009

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

http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/the-case-for-including-photovoltaics-and-biomass-into-refit-system-2009-06-26

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

http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/is-there-a-chance-for-a-second-feed-in-tariff-2009-06-26

Global free trade accord seen helping environment

http://www.reuters.com/article/GCA-GreenBusiness/idUSTRE55P40V20090626

AUSTRALIA-Solar power faces early sunset in Australia

http://www.smh.com.au/environment/energy-smart/solar-power-faces-early-sunset-in-australia-20090627-d0cx.html

AUSTRALIA-Solar power scheme expands

http://www.theage.com.au/environment/solar-power-scheme-expands-20090625-cy98.html

AUSTRALIA-Canberra deals third body blow to solar industry

http://www.theage.com.au/environment/canberra-deals-third-body-blow-to-solar-industry-20090622-ctzn.html

AUSTRALIA-Plan for solar homes to sell back power

http://www.smh.com.au/environment/energy-smart/plan-for-solar-homes-to-sell-back-power-20090623-cuw1.html

Australian PM hails U.S. greenhouse bill passage

http://www.reuters.com/article/environmentNews/idUSTRE55R0AE20090628

India seeks more talks on contentious climate draft

http://www.reuters.com/article/environmentNews/idUSTRE55P1WC20090626

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

http://www.reuters.com/article/environmentNews/idUSTRE55P2VX20090626

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

http://www.reuters.com/article/GCA-GreenBusiness/idUSTRE55R0GR20090628

sábado, 27 de junio de 2009

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

http://www.shopfloor.org/wp-content/uploads/chinesepremiere_eng.pdf

US CHAMBER-Economic Outlook - Part 3 ( VIDEO )

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SL_B7WV-YvE

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

http://www.politico.com/arena/perm/Thomas_J__Donohue_E3F6A741-9830-40E2-A60F-3003CA551039.html

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

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601130&sid=avLVPogS6lh0

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

http://blog.ostp.gov/2009/06/26/extension-of-phase-iii-drafting-of-open-government-recommendations/

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

http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/A-National-Discussion-on-Health-Care-Reform/

Weekly Address: Opening the Door to a Clean Energy Economy

http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/09/06/26/weekly-address-opening-the-door-to-a-clean-energy-economy/

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

http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2009/roll477.xml

viernes, 26 de junio de 2009

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

http://www.reuters.com/article/GCA-GreenBusiness/idUSTRE55P6EP20090626

House passes landmark climate change bill

http://www.reuters.com/article/GCA-GreenBusiness/idUSTRE55O4R120090626

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

http://www.businessweek.com/investor/content/jun2009/pi20090619_160730.htm

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

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/oap-gang-tortured-financial-adviser-1716327.html

OECD says pension reforms must go on

http://www.reuters.com/article/pensionsNews/idUSLNE55N01820090624

Solar Industry to See Faster Than Expected Growth

http://www.cnbc.com/id/31507959

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

http://www.cnbc.com/id/31446673

Stock of the Day: TAN ( VIDEO )

http://www.cnbc.com/id/15840232?video=1163028862&play=1

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

http://www.wto.org/english/news_e/pres09_e/pr559_e.htm

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

http://www.ceres.org/Page.aspx?pid=1110

Does Free Trade Help or Hurt the Climate?

http://greeninc.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/06/26/does-free-trade-help-or-hurt-the-climate/

RACE TO 218: HOUSE CLIMATE BILL

http://www.eenews.net/eed/documents/climate_bill_house.pdf

Democrats smell victory on climate vote

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0609/24232.html

Pelosi embarks on ‘tricky business’ of passing climate bill

http://features.csmonitor.com/politics/2009/06/24/pelosi-embarks-on-tricky-business-of-passing-climate-bill/

AMENDMENT TO H.R. 2454, AS REPORTED OFFERED BY MR. PETERSON OF MINNESOTA

http://agriculture.house.gov/climchange002_alt_xml_FINAL.6_25_09.pdf

The farm lobby vs. the global warming bill

http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-ed-climate26-2009jun26,0,5647633.story

For the Farm Lobby,too much is never enough

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/06/25/AR2009062504133.html

A Historic Energy Bill ( VIDEO )

http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/A-Historic-Energy-Bill/

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

http://c-span.org/Watch/C-SPAN_wm.aspx

House Democrats push for FRIDAY climate vote

http://www.reuters.com/article/GCA-GreenBusiness/idUSTRE55O4R120090626

Lobbying frenzy begins as House bill heads for floor

http://www.eenews.net/public/Greenwire/2009/06/23/3

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

http://greenwombat.blogs.fortune.cnn.com/2009/06/25/texas-first-big-solar-project-pges-deal-with-nrgesolar/

Climate bill costs doubted

http://thehill.com/the-executive/climate-bill-costs-doubted-2009-06-25.html

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

http://www.uschamber.com/issues/letters/2009/090624_cleanenergy.htm

Chamber of Commerce takes on the EPA on Carbon Ruling

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0609/24113.html

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

http://www.reuters.com/article/GCA-GreenBusiness/idUSTRE55O72220090626

jueves, 25 de junio de 2009

ENERGY BILL SIGNIFIES "HISTORIC" CHANGES ( VIDEO )

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/21134540/vp/31527352#31508807

OECD-Statement on Climate Change and Export Credits

http://www.oecd.org/document/12/0,3343,en_2649_34171_43153356_1_1_1_1,00.html

OECD-2009 SECTOR UNDERSTANDING ON EXPORT CREDITS FOR RENEWABLE ENERGIES AND WATER PROJECTS

http://webdomino1.oecd.org/olis/2009doc.nsf/Linkto/tad-pg(2009)18

OECD-Major world economies aim for "green growth" as the way out of the crisis

http://www.oecd.org/document/63/0,3343,en_2649_201185_43164671_1_1_1_1,00.html

OECD-Crisis highlights the need for sweeping pension reforms

http://www.oecd.org/document/23/0,3343,en_2649_37411_43123095_1_1_1_1,00.html

IAPF: ready for the long-term

http://globalpensions.com/showPage.html?page=gp_display_feature&tempPageId=859670

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

http://edlabor.house.gov/newsroom/2009/06/house-committee-approves-bill.shtml

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

http://globalpensions.com/showPage.html?page=gp_display_news&tempPageId=863985

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

http://www.ici.org/401k/09_news_bill_press

Newt Gingrich Changes His Tune On Climate Change (VIDEO)

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/06/23/newt-ginrich-changes-his_n_219728.html

Controversial deals made to move climate bill ( VIDEO )

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/31530941/ns/us_news-environment/

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

http://www.reuters.com/article/GCA-GreenBusiness/idUSTRE55O4R120090625

Some U.S. manufacturers see benefit to going green

http://www.reuters.com/article/GCA-GreenBusiness/idUSTRE55O54Q20090625

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

http://www.nam.org/~/media/PolicyIssueInformation/SiteContent/KeyManufacturingVotes/WaxmanMarkeyKeyVoteLetter.ashx

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

http://www.nam.org/PolicyIssueInformation/~/media/Images/hidden/pdf/climatechange/climatechangeprinciples.ashx

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

http://www.gigatonthrowdown.org/files/Gigaton_PV.pdf

Climate Changing? Uncle Sam Wants Your OBSERVATIONS

http://www.nytimes.com/cwire/2009/06/23/23climatewire-climate-changing-uncle-sam-wants-your-observ-64119.html

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

http://www.nytimes.com/cwire/2009/06/25/25climatewire-house-democrats-obama-lobby-last-batch-of-cl-65200.html

How Climate Change Policies Impact the Lives of European Companies

http://www.nytimes.com/cwire/2009/06/25/25climatewire-how-climate-change-policies-impact-the-lives-6402.html

Energy Bill Unfinished, but Vote Nears

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/06/24/science/earth/24energy.html

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

http://www.nytimes.com/cwire/2009/06/23/23climatewire-house-dems-release-revised-climate-bill-as-f-15591.html

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

http://www.info.gov.za/speeches/2009/09062316451001.htm

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

http://www.polity.org.za/article/renewable-energy-projects-are-set-for-growth-2009-06-11

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

http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-targets-400-mw-of-wind-energy-within-three-years-2009-06-23

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

http://energycommerce.house.gov/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1692:joint-subcommittee-hearing-on-us-africa-trade-relations-creating-a-platform-for-economic-growth&catid=129:subcommittee-on-commerce-trade-and-consumer-protection&Itemid=70

Rich should compensate Africa for global warming: Ethiopian PM

http://green.yahoo.com/news/afp/20090624/sc_afp/g8summitafricaenvironmentclimate.html

Chains in Command-Better PRODUCTION than CONSERVATION!!!

http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/Chains-in-Command/

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

http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/Green-Jobs-for-a-Green-Future-Weatherization/

EPA Releases Analysis of American Clean Energy and Security Act

http://energycommerce.house.gov/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1685:epa-releases-analysis-of-american-clean-energy-and-security-act&catid=122:media-advisories&Itemid=55

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

http://energycommerce.house.gov/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1693:energy-and-commerce-committee-and-health-subcommittee-hearing-on-comprehensive-health-reform-discussion-draft&catid=122:media-advisories&Itemid=55

Comprehensive Health Reform Discussion Draft, Day 2, Part 2

http://energycommerce.house.gov/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1691:energy-and-commerce-committee-and-health-subcommittee-hearing-on-comprehensive-health-reform-discussion-draft&catid=132:subcommittee-on-health&Itemid=72

Comprehensive Health Reform Discussion Draft, Day 2, Part 1

http://energycommerce.house.gov/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1690:energy-and-commerce-committee-and-health-subcommittee-hearing-on-comprehensive-health-reform-discussion-draft&catid=128:full-committee&Itemid=84

Health Reform for Every Region, Every State, Every American

http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/Health-Reform-for-Every-Region-Every-State-Every-American/

Obama Urges Passage of Climate Bill

http://greeninc.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/06/23/obama-urges-passage-of-climate-bill/

Obama urges passage of "historic" climate change bill

http://green.yahoo.com/news/nm/20090624/sc_nm/us_obama_climate.html

martes, 23 de junio de 2009

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

http://greeninc.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/06/22/industry-group-says-solar-to-become-cost-competitive-in-italy-next-year/

Big, Big Solar Coming to West Texas

http://blogs.wsj.com/environmentalcapital/2009/06/22/big-big-solar-coming-to-west-texas/

Open Government Directive, Phase III: Drafting

http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/Open-Government-Directive-Phase-III-Drafting/

Open Government Initiative: Drafting

http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/Open-Government-Initiative-Drafting/

A Significant Breakthrough to Assist Our SENIORS!

http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/A-Significant-Breakthrough-to-Assist-Our-Seniors/

Is Washington the New Wall Street for Cleantech?

http://greeninc.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/06/22/is-washington-the-new-wall-street-for-cleantech/

Obama set to push healthcare and energy reform

http://green.yahoo.com/news/nm/20090623/ts_nm/us_obama.html

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

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2009/jun/19/party-memo-urges-democrats-to-fix-pitch-on-climate/

Australia politics scandal threatens carbon scheme

http://www.reuters.com/article/environmentNews/idUSTRE55M0E920090623

domingo, 21 de junio de 2009

AUSTRALIA-Opposition will pay back more for solar power

http://www.smh.com.au/environment/energy-smart/opposition-will-pay-back-more-for-solar-power-20090620-crv2.html

AUSTRALIA-Garrett pulls plug on solar

http://www.theage.com.au/environment/energy-smart/garrett-pulls-plug-on-solar-20090609-c28d.html

Coal lobby fights back on climate bill

http://thehill.com/business--lobby/coal-lobby-fights-back-on-climate-bill-2009-06-18.html

Coal Exec Challenges Climate Scientist To Debate (VIDEO)

http://blogs.wvgazette.com/coaltattoo/2009/06/19/blankenship-challenges-hansen-to-global-warming-debate/

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

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601130&sid=aapiNeDsS8SA

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

http://www.cbo.gov/ftpdocs/103xx/doc10327/06-19-CapAndTradeCosts.pdf

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

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601130&sid=a1jzxYUN3OBo

sábado, 20 de junio de 2009

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

http://blog.ostp.gov/2009/06/19/collaboration-achieving-better-results-by-working-together/

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

http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/Collaboration-Achieving-Better-Results-by-Working-Together/

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

http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/Middle-Class-Task-Force-Meeting-Promoting-Manufacturing-in-America/

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

http://www.hindu.com/2009/04/26/stories/2009042660422200.htm

Oil rises to near $72 as investors eye INFLATION

http://www.investmentnews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20090619/FREE/906199989/1022/ONLINENEWS

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

http://www.financialstabilityboard.org/publications/r_0904b.pdf

A NEW FOUNDATION:Rebuilding Financial Supervision and Regulation

http://www.financialstability.gov/docs/regs/FinalReport_web.pdf

Investors’ council applauds Obama’s financial stability plan

http://globalpensions.com/showPage.html?page=gp_display_news&tempPageId=863170

(GOOD) CEOs Are Underpaid

http://blogs.harvardbusiness.org/hbr/how-to-fix-executive-pay/2009/06/good-ceos-are-underpaid.html

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

http://www.investmentnews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20090619/REG/906199968/1022/ONLINENEWS

ICI: Sponsors of target funds need to EDUCATE investors better

http://www.investmentnews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20090618/REG/906189981/1022/ONLINENEWS

viernes, 19 de junio de 2009

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

http://www.nreca.org/PublicPolicy/issuespotlight/2009HR2454.htm

Rural Electric Co-ops Threaten Climate Deal

http://www.nytimes.com/cwire/2009/06/19/19climatewire-rural-electric-co-ops-threaten-climate-deal-98492.html

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

http://e360.yale.edu/content/feature.msp?id=2163

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

http://www.grist.org/article/2009-06-18-climate-bill-ad-blitz/

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

http://www.nam.org/~/media/PolicyIssueInformation/EnergyResourcesPolicy/USEPA061509.ashx

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

http://www.regulations.gov/fdmspublic/component/main?main=DocketDetail&d=EPA-HQ-OAR-2009-0171

Business Roundtable Nippon Keidanren Joint Statement

http://www.businessroundtable.org/news/business_roundtable_and_nippon_keidanren_statement_promoting_sustainable_economic_growth

Incentives add shine to China solar drive

http://www.reuters.com/article/GCA-GreenBusiness/idUSTRE55I18S20090619

SOUTH AFRICA-Local Government Association ( ORGANISED LOCAL GOVERNMENT POSITION ON THE RESTRUCTURING OF THE ELECTRICITY DISTRIBUTION INDUSTRY )

http://www.salga.net/

SOUTH AFRICA-ENERGY REGULATOR PUBLIC HEARING FOR MUNICIPALITIES APPLYING FOR AN AVERAGE TARIFF INCREASE ABOVE THE GUIDELINE OF 34%

http://www.nersa.org.za/UploadedFiles/SiteAnnouncements/PUBLIC%20HEARING%20advert-above%2034%20(3).pdf

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

http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskoms-late-tariff-submission-creates-legal-problems-for-municipalities-2009-06-09

A Move to Put the Union Label on Solar Power Plants

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/06/19/business/energy-environment/19unions.html

White House will intensify energy push

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0609/23862.html

Senate Bill Eases Mandate on Utilities

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB124528596454025839.html

EU leaders postpone decision on climate change aid

http://green.yahoo.com/news/afp/20090618/sc_afp/eusummitenvironmentclimate.html

EU leaders agree climate funding principles

http://www.reuters.com/article/GCA-GreenBusiness/idUSTRE55H4NG20090618

Clean Energy Investment Creates Jobs in Every State

http://www.americanprogress.org/issues/2009/06/clean_energy_factsheets.html

jueves, 18 de junio de 2009

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

http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/Follow-up-on-Global-Climate-Change-Impacts-in-the-United-States/

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

http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/Wrap-Up-of-the-Open-Government-Brainstorming-Collaboration/

Enhancing ONLINE CITIZEN PARTICIPATION Through Policy

http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/Enhancing-Online-Citizen-Participation-Through-Policy/

Prizes as Incentives for PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS!!

http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/Prices-as-Incentives-for-Public-Private-Partnerships/

HEALTH REFORM Stakeholder Discussion ( LIVE )

http://www.whitehouse.gov/live-hr-discussion/

Climate change venture aims to text AFRICANS weather info

http://green.yahoo.com/news/afp/20090618/tc_afp/africaweatherwarmingittelecom.html;_ylt=AqABqP7ha9ocjA_DZlO5tcaAV8cX

THE INFLUENCE GAME: US auto lobby's clout flagging

http://green.yahoo.com/news/ap/20090617/ap_on_bi_ge/us_detroit_s_flagging_clout.html;_ylt=AiGGe4YXpAnt6yQ5b7Rrp6yAV8cX

European Solar Power from African Deserts?!!!

http://greeninc.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/06/18/european-solar-power-from-african-deserts/

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

http://wamu.org/programs/dr/09/06/17.php#26568

Climate Fight Heads for New Round

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB124519462073620871.html

California utility cuts new solar thermal deal

http://www.reuters.com/article/GCA-GreenBusiness/idUSTRE55G3OA20090618

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/environmentalcapital/2009/06/17/indias-big-push-for-solar-power-and-coal/

Climate change hits China's 'poor hardest'

http://green.yahoo.com/news/afp/20090617/sc_afp/chinaenvironmentpoverty.html

Senate Panel Approves Energy Bill

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/06/18/us/politics/18energy.html

Senate Committee Approves Broad Energy Package

http://www.nytimes.com/gwire/2009/06/17/17greenwire-senate-committee-approves-broad-energy-package-9861.html

Energy Bill Advances In Senate: Offshore Drilling, Renewables Nearer

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/06/17/energy-bill-advances-in-s_n_216921.html

U.S. Senate panel approves comprehensive energy bill

http://www.reuters.com/article/GCA-GreenBusiness/idUSTRE55G3S420090617

miércoles, 17 de junio de 2009

España y China refuerzan la cooperación en comercio y energías renovables

http://www.mityc.es/es-ES/GabinetePrensa/NotasPrensa/Paginas/MOUchina160609.aspx

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

http://calpensions.com/2009/06/15/retirements-future-pension-vs-401k/

Chairman Schapiro Statement on Executive Compensation

http://sec.gov/news/press/2009/2009-133.htm

SEC Asks Wall Street for Its Pension Data

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB124450604329096199.html

A New Financial Foundation

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/06/14/AR2009061402443.html

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

http://libn.com/thedebateroom/2009/06/10/keating-the-ultimate-ponzi-scheme-called-social-security-is-ripe-for-reform/

Green Engine to the Economy ( VIDEO )

http://www.cnbc.com/id/15840232?video=1154751684&play=1

Will Green Jobs Work? ( VIDEO )

http://www.cnbc.com/id/15840232?video=1154762957&play=1

Canadian Solar targets output boost

http://www.reuters.com/article/GCA-GreenBusiness/idUSTRE55G2U920090617

AEP signs first solar energy agreement

http://www.cnbc.com/id/31369944

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

http://www.photon-magazine.com/news_archiv/details.aspx?cat=News_PI&sub=europe&pub=4&parent=1771

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

http://www.photon-magazine.com/news_archiv/details.aspx?cat=News_PI&sub=america&pub=4&parent=1796

martes, 16 de junio de 2009

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

http://energycommerce.house.gov/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1664:energy-and-commerce-subcommittee-hearing-on-the-future-of-the-grid-proposals-for-reforming-national-transmission-policy&catid=130:subcommittee-on-energy-and-the-environment&Itemid=71

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

http://www.reuters.com/article/mnGreenTechnology/idUS323704386620090615

House may vote on climate change bill next week

http://www.reuters.com/article/GCA-GreenBusiness/idUSTRE55F5UC20090616

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

http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/Streaming-Now-Climate-Change-Impacts-Across-America-Renewed-Focus-for-Decisions/

Congress abandoning!!?? Obama clean energy goals

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5jyC9rco-m-DiqpHtZwJTZVx0LvDQD98NVPQ00

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

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601130&sid=aKFN9rlQCdUM

US CONGRESSMAN PETERS INTRODUCES BILL TO EMPOWER SHAREHOLDERS

http://peters.house.gov/?sectionid=22&sectiontree=21,22&itemid=148

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

http://www.munichre.com/publications/302-05955_en.pdf

DESERTEC Foundation

http://www.desertec.org/

Wüstenstrom für Deutschland

http://www.sueddeutsche.de/wirtschaft/656/472183/text/

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

http://www.munichre.com/en/press/press_releases/2009/2009_06_16_press_release.aspx

Germans plan $555 billion Africa solar project: report

http://www.reuters.com/article/GCA-GreenBusiness/idUSTRE55F1F620090616

German firms eye huge African solar project: report

http://green.yahoo.com/news/afp/20090616/wl_africa_afp/germanyafricaclimatewarmingenergysolar.html;_ylt=Aic9xuBCt0zWF090fcWx.RCAV8cX

Bangla 'green revolution' starts with solar power

http://green.yahoo.com/news/afp/20090616/wl_sthasia_afp/financeeconomybangladeshenergysolar.html

lunes, 15 de junio de 2009

The wind of change

http://globalpensions.com/showPage.html?page=gp_display_feature&tempPageId=859667

AUSTRALIA-Tariff tiff delays start of solar panel scheme

http://www.smh.com.au/environment/energy-smart/tariff-tiff-delays-start-of-solar-panel-scheme-20090611-c509.html

AUSTRALIA-Wong defends axing of $8000 solar rebate

http://www.smh.com.au/environment/energy-smart/wong-defends-axing-of-8000-solar-rebate-20090610-c2l1.html

CALIFORNIA-33% Renewable Portfolio Standard Analysis

http://www.cpuc.ca.gov/NR/rdonlyres/B123F7A9-17BD-461E-AC34-973B906CAE8E/0/ExecutiveSummary33percentRPSImplementationAnalysis.pdf

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

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601130&sid=asxjX.ms4ICs

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

http://energy.senate.gov/public/index.cfm?FuseAction=Hearings.ByMonth

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

http://www.nytimes.com/gwire/2009/06/15/15greenwire-senate-committee-looks-to-complete-energy-bill-13069.html

Democrats Struggling for Consensus on Climate Bills

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/06/14/AR2009061402266.html

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

http://usmayors.org/pressreleases/uploads/report-200906-siemens.pdf

China launches Green Revolution ( VIDEO )

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/21134540/vp/31205626#31205626

CHINA STARTS CATCHING UP ON CLIMATE CHANGE

http://worldblog.msnbc.msn.com/archive/2009/06/10/1959201.aspx

Beijing plans subsidized pricing for solar power

http://www.reuters.com/article/GCA-GreenBusiness/idUSTRE55E06W20090615

Nation's largest solar plant to be built in NM

http://www.cnbc.com/id/31276030

Congress dilutes!! Obama clean energy goals?

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/31211212/ns/us_news-environment/

Is Alternative Energy Worth Investing In? ( VIDEO )

http://www.cnbc.com/id/15840232?video=1148766862&play=1

Why Now Is the Time for Business to Go Green

http://www.reuters.com/article/mnCorporateResponsibility/idUS279238603820090609

domingo, 14 de junio de 2009

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

http://waysandmeans.house.gov/media/pdf/111/rzballocation%20local%20ARZS6409.pdf

Improving Online Public Participation in Agency Rulemaking

http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/Improving-Online-Public-Participation-in-Agency-Rulemaking/

New Technologies and Participation

http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/New-Technologies-and-Participation/

La nueva frontera verde ( Informe Semanal) ( VIDEO )

http://www.rtve.es/mediateca/videos/20090613/nueva-frontera-verde-informe-semanal/524864.shtml

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

http://www.reuters.com/article/environmentNews/idUSTRE55A74G20090611

viernes, 12 de junio de 2009

Strengthening Civic PARTICIPATION

http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/Strengthening-Civic-Participation/

South African investors embrace ESG

http://www.top1000funds.com/analysis/analysis/south-african-investors-embrace-esg.html

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

http://www.ceres.org/Page.aspx?pid=1106

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

http://edlabor.house.gov/markups/2009/06/hr-1984-the-401k-fair-disclosu.shtml

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

http://www.investmentnews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20090611/REG/906119981/1022/ONLINENEWS

Geithner calls for SEC authority over say-on-pay

http://www.investmentnews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20090611/FREE/906119997/1022/ONLINENEWS

CEIOPS plans further work on IORPS directive

http://globalpensions.com/showPage.html?page=gp_display_news&tempPageId=862204

Lawmakers in Farm Belt Try to Steer Climate Bill

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB124476424454208299.html

Energy Industry Lobbies to Avert Drilling Rules

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB124416485187987585.html

Senate energy bill on tight timeline

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0609/23653.html

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

http://www.nytimes.com/gwire/2009/06/12/12greenwire-lobbyists-battle-over-climate-bills-escape-hat-38448.html

España, primer mercado fotovoltaico

http://www.cincodias.com/articulo/opinion/Espana-primer-mercado-fotovoltaico/20090611cdscdiopi_5/cdsopi/

Google-backed eSolar to build New Mexico solar farm

http://greenwombat.blogs.fortune.cnn.com/2009/06/11/google-backed-esolar-to-build-new-mexico-solar-farm/

Bright outlook for solar ( VIDEO )

http://www.reuters.com/news/video?videoId=106135&videoChannel=74