viernes, 31 de julio de 2009

Business Roundtable Statement on Corporate and Financial Institution Compensation Fairness Act of 2009

US CHAMBER-Multi-Industry letter on H.R. 3126, the "Consumer Financial Protection Agency Act of 2009"

House Energy & Commerce Cmte. hopes to Finish MarkUp Health Care legislation!!! ( VIDEO )

Briefing on Secretary Clinton's Upcoming Trip to AFRICA


American Association of Insurance Services-AAIS DEVELOPS NEW 'GREEN' BUILDERS' RISK OPTIONS

British Insurers Prepare for 'Worst Case' Climate Impacts; Americans Mostly Don't

ERIC Urges Congress to Approve Additional Pension Funding Relief

Pension Freezes Continue Among Fortune 1000 Companies in 2009

The new ‘retirement’ plan: Just keep working???

Charles Ponzi, Bernard Madoff and Social Security schemes

SEC seeks rules to safeguard pensions

China relaxes one-child rule to beat PENSION CRISIS!!!

China accepts 1st environment lawsuit against govt

Beijing closing coal plants in environmental move

India wants climate change pact at Copenhagen

Army Green: Ft. Irwin Has Builders for 500 MW Solar Project

Senate Democrats Tie Climate Effort to National Security

Solar Thermal AND PV!!! Power May Make Sun-Powered Grid a Reality

Who will survive the solar energy shakeout???

Obama Administration Announces Billions in Lending Authority for Renewable Energy Projects and to Modernize the Grid

DOE Announces Awards for up to $11 Million for New Solar Energy Grid Integration Systems

DOE Makes $30B Available to Jumpstart Renewable Energy,' Smart Grid' Projects

A Fuel-Belching Nascar Track Has Big Plans for Solar Power

jueves, 30 de julio de 2009

New Jersey Plans Doubling of Solar Power

Ohio budget tries to boost solar power

Green Super Yacht ( BELLEZA )

Solar-Powered Ferries to Sail Hong Kong Harbor, Cut Emissions ( VIDEO )

Difficult Market Conditions Bring Innovation and Maturity to Solar PV ( VIDEO )

Military vs. Climate Security: Mapping the Shift from the Bush Years to the Obama Era

U.S. Military Leads Green Charge

U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue Meeting ( VIDEO )

NPC Luncheon with Sen. John Kerry (D-MA) on U.S.-China Global Warming Partnership ( VIDEO )

NJ to more than double solar power generation

White Roofs Catch on as Energy Cost Cutters-Save OR PRODUCE??? ( GOOD PHOTO )

Greek!!! hunters take dim view of solar energy scheme

Healthcare!!!, green tech!!! brighten dim U.S. jobs picture

Spotlight On:Investor Advisory Committee

SEC's Investor Advisory Committee to weigh in on fiduciary duty debate

miércoles, 29 de julio de 2009

U.S.-China Memorandum of Understanding to Enhance Cooperation on Climate Change, Energy and the Environment

China, U.S. Renew Commitment on Global Climate Change Treaty ( VIDEO )

Solar Energy Initiatives Secures Texas LAND!!! for Plant

Financing Model for HOME Renewables SPREADS!!!

Solar tower sheds light on little-used technology

New polysilicon production capacity to alleviate solar panel shortage

China, United States Pledge Climate Teamwork ( VIDEO )

US, China pledge 'close cooperation' on world issues

H.R. 3269, Corporate and Financial Institution Compensation Fairness Act of 2009

House Panel Approves Letting Regulators Ban Bonuses

55- to 64-year-olds most likely to have health insurance in ’07, EBRI study says

Institutions to own majority of mutual fund assets by 2012, report predicts

martes, 28 de julio de 2009

The GASB Invitation to Comment

CFTC Commissioner on Oil Speculators ( VIDEO )

Desert Sun: Acciona Wants in on Desertec Solar Project

Solar Power: The Silver Lining to Plunging Silicon Prices

Solar power that pays back fast

India to unveil 20GW solar target under climate plan

US, China upbeat on climate treaty: US envoy

US, China seek common ground

U.S. and China sign memorandum on climate change

Asian pension funds could lead responsible investment

Streaming at 1:30: The President Holds a Town Hall at AARP!!! ( VIDEO )

Solar Power for No Money Down ( VIDEO )

Solar Stock Boom: Should You Buy Now? ( VIDEO )

lunes, 27 de julio de 2009

Futurist says dollars mean bright future for solar energy

Lobbyists Spend Millions to Influence Health Care

Here Come the Lobbyists

Industry lobbying intensifies alongside health reform debate

The lobbying efforts of the plaintiffs' bar on health care

House and Senate clarify lobbying rules guidance

Closing Lobbyist Loopholes

Green Jobs-Senator Bernie Sanders, chairman of the Senate Green Jobs and New Economy Subcommittee

Climate bill costs doubted ?

Heavy losses due to severe weather in the first six months of 2009

Disasters Cost Insurers $11 Billion to End-June, Munich Re Says

Insurers Add Green Rebuilding Policies

A Dialogue with China ( VIDEO )

Bangladesh plans to fight climate change


Working Families Flexibility Act

Protecting Shareholders and Enhancing Public Confidence by Improving Corporate Governance

Full Committee hearing entitled, “Climate Change and National Security.”

Climate Services: Solutions from Commerce to Communities

Democrats Disagree on State of Health Reform Bill???

Insurance industry has had a 'long enough time,' Pelosi says ( VIDEO )

Pelosi Vows Passage of Health-Care Overhaul

U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue

Clinton, Geithner Call for Update of Ties With China

US and China must fight emissions together

Time to prove responsible investment credentials

400 member Social Investment Forum (SIF) LETTER

SEC-Proxy Disclosure and Solicitation Enhancements; Proposed Rule

More than 50 Investor Groups, Social Investment Forum Urge SEC to Require Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) Disclosure

Updated Guidance Regarding Communications with Registered Lobbyists About Recovery Act Funds

Solar America Cities

jueves, 23 de julio de 2009

$2M ad blitz launched by U.S. Chamber

AARP, unions target Blue Dogs on healthcare

Consumers seek climate bill changes

Millions spent to lobby climate bill

Energy Companies Opened Wallets Wide to Sway House Climate Bill

Harvesting Clean Energy Along the your house!!!

Wall St. seeks sunny forecasts in solar earnings

US CHAMBER-Multi-Industry letter on H.R. 3126, the "Consumer Financial Protection Agency Act of 2009"-In the name of AMERICAN PEOPLE?

US Business Against CLIMATE CHANGE BILL?-In the name of TRADE???

Associations Urge Senate Leaders to Reject House Climate Bill Provisions That Could Negatively??? Impact Trade Relations

U.S. business warns Congress of "green trade war"

Start-up banks on dye solar panels ( VIDEO )

E.D.F. and First Solar to Build Largest French Solar Plant

miércoles, 22 de julio de 2009

Reforming Health Insurance, Reforming Washington ( VIDEO )

Employees name investment adviser in 401(k) SUIT !!!!

Retirement plans not targets??? of proposed panel, Frank says

US and Australian schemes see record losses

Climate Change Needs Government Push in Global Investors’ Poll

Feed-in Tariffs for Solar Continue To SPREAD!!!

Chinese Solar Power Company Shares Rise on Government Subsidy

Energy on Facebook

Energy Bill in Limbo??? Steven Chu Turns to Facebook

Jon Stewart Talks Cap And Trade, Interviews Energy Secretary Chu ( VIDEO )

GOP Questions Commerce Secretary on China Emissions Stance

China to Boost Subsidies for Solar Power

Industry Lines Up Behind Bold African, Mideast Solar Project in Hopes Politicians Will Follow

martes, 21 de julio de 2009

Desertec Solar Project: Investors Can't Afford to Be Too Green if They Want to Make Money

Why Pennsylvania's Solar Plans Create Questions

5 Solar Stocks on My Clean Energy Shopping List

Energy Storage on the Smart Grid: 99.45% Cheap and 0.55% Cool

Solar for Dark Climates

NGA Panel Examines Impact of Energy on State Economies ( VIDEO )

GOP Targets Backers of Climate Bill

Senate Agriculture Panel Begins to Stake Its Claim in Climate Bill

Lobbying documents database

Lobbyists lining up for shot at climate bill

Rep. Nick Rahall jumps for joy (and coal)

China And Climate: Where Do We Go From Here?

U.S. says China must "pay" to cut greenhouse gases

lunes, 20 de julio de 2009

Solar Manufacturers: More Solar Robots, Less Green Jobs???

Solar Cells, Automation and Green Jobs ( INSTALLATION INCLUDED ??? )

Governors Call for Carbon-NEUTRAL??? Buildings by 2030

A Dozen Reasons for Clean Energy

Landing a Clean Energy Victory

Meeting Shows U.S.-India Split on Emissions

Clinton Urges Stronger U.S.-India Ties

India: Don’t Look to Us for Emissions Reductions

Clinton Appreciates ‘Vigorous’ Exchange With India on Climate

Clinton, Singh Meet as Energy, Defense Pacts Expected

Wüstenstrom-Projekt "Desertec"-Unternehmen besiegeln Pläne für Sahara-Strom

Projekt "Desertec" Grüne Wüste oder Schwarzer Plan???

Energie für morgen - der Mix macht's

Lieber Strom aus der Wüste

Climate Follies: Bankrolling Dirty Power in Developing Countries!!!

Technology Transfer in the Climate Context: Who is responsible?-"removing tariff and non-tariff barriers...will result in trade gains of up to 13 %"


Solar Lamp Project Featured on German TV-WHAT ABOUT SOLAR FARMS???

Crossroads at Mmamabula: Will the World Bank Choose the Clean Energy Path???

INDIA-Gujarat pushes green energy

domingo, 19 de julio de 2009

US Administration’s Regulatory Reform Agenda Moves Forward: New Independence for Compensation Committees

SEC Votes to Propose Rules Enhancing Municipal Securities Disclosure ( VIDEO )

Treasury Unveils Executive Pay Proposals

CII Council Board Chair and IWG Member Joe Dear on Squawk Box ( VIDEO )

CalPERS calls for SEC oversight over all managers

ERIC Says No Need for Additional ERISA Regulations Aimed at Target Date Funds

Welcome to the Department of State's online interactive forum-AN EXAMPLE??

Question of the Week: What’s the Best Way To Tilt the Balance From Multi-Polar to Multi-Partner Foreign Policy?-Post Your Comment!!!

Clinton: US, India to join hands on climate change

India takes firm line with Clinton on climate change

India sees climate change "pressure," U.S. upbeat

viernes, 17 de julio de 2009

Opposing view: 'Go back to drawing board'-Businesses need health reform, but not one that raises taxes, kills jobs???

Lawmakers Warned About Health Costs?

With Push Toward Renewable Energy, California Sets Pace for Solar Power

San Diego leads L.A., San Francisco in rooftop solar power,0,1272681.story

Allianz Says Insurers!!! Will Be Hit by More Wind Storms in Europe!!!

Commerce Secretary: Americans??? ‘Need to Pay’ for Chinese Emissions

Moderate Senators Hold Key to High-Stakes Legislation

Climate push gets personal

jueves, 16 de julio de 2009


Grid Storage a Secure Solution-"...distributed storage also helps to secure the grid..."

RESEARCH!!! on Solar-Powered Air Force Drones Takes Off

The Challenge for Green Energy:How To Store Excess Electricity

The solar panels are in place and the electricity meter is falling

The UK Low Carbon Transition Plan

Labour orders green energy revolution?

UK Govt launches renewables drive to cut emissions

Town Hall Meeting at United States Agency for International Development ( VIDEO )

Foreign Policy Address at the Council on Foreign Relations ( VIDEO )

Clinton aims to deepen partnership with India

U.S. Officials Press China on Climate

Top US officials to meet China PM on climate

China emissions cap an open question: U.S. officials

Sen. Boxer Courts Farmers to Seek 'Rare Opportunity' for Climate Bill

Senators seek climate bill analysis for farmers

miércoles, 15 de julio de 2009

In Historic Vote, HELP Committee Approves the Affordable Health Choices Act

Affordable Health Choices Act HEARING

House Plans to Tax Millionaires??? to Fund Health Care ( VIDEO )

Letter to the Senate HELP Committee on the "Affordable Health Choices Act"

Conference on Intellectual Property and Public Policy Issues, Geneva-GLOBAL AND GREEN ARE A MUST!!!

The Summit of Green Futility?

US urges China to set 2050 emissions targets

U.S., China try to reach accord on reducing greenhouse gas emissions,0,5639620.story

Green Ink: Chu Warns China on Emissions

US-China Clean Energy Research Center Announced

US, China announce clean energy research center

U.S. and China launch clean vehicle, building project

Green Stimulus In Asia Could Move Solar Demand East

Solar Advocates Win One in Arizona

martes, 14 de julio de 2009

Experts hail Sahara-Europe solar plan

National Security and The Threat of Climate Change ( VIDEO )

U.N.-Fiduciary Responsibility Legal and practical aspects of integrating environmental,social and governance issues into institutional investment

Non-green asset managers could be SUED!!!!: U.N. report

Financial services industry organizations urge Congress to impose fiduciary standard on all who give advice

Schemes press consultants to consider climate change

California's Solar CITIES

A New Vision for URBAN and Metropolitan Policy

U.S. Agrees on Greenhouse Gas Cuts ( VIDEO )

Obama Forges New Relationship With Cities???

SAN FRANCISCO CITY Solar Energy Incentive Program Shines Bright in First Year

Solar power from North Africa for Europe???

Sahara to Europe solar power plan welcomed

Britain to unveil "route map" to low carbon future

'Social tariff' to insulate poor against cost of green power

The 'Cap And Tax' Dead End

Palin goes after Obama on energy

Here comes the sun: Solar panels for the home


U.S. to press China on tariffs on clean energy trade

Drawing Critics, China Seeks to Dominate in Renewable Energy

SEC Oversight: Current State and Agenda

SEC Turnaround Sparks Sudden Look at Climate Disclosure

lunes, 13 de julio de 2009

Mindy Lubber of Ceres vs. William Kovacs of the U.S. Chamber ( VIDEO )

Desertec to develop investment plans by 2012: DII

A Solar Land Rush

The Southwest desert's real estate boom

12 companies today signed a Memorandum of Understanding in Munich to establish a DESERTEC Industrial Initiative (DII)

E.On Says ‘Man to the Moon’ African Solar Plan Needs EU Backing ( VIDEO )