lunes, 31 de agosto de 2009

Covenant of Mayors Local Energy Days: Engaging the public

Business Roundtable: Top CEOs Weigh In

Should EPA Bow To Chamber's Demand?

EPA-Why We Need to 'Sell' Environmentalism

US CHAMBER-Supplemental Statement in Support of Petition for EPA to Conduct Its Endangerment Finding Proceeding on the Record

Both sides in energy debate watching healthcare battle,0,5331276.story

Groups launch attack on cap and trade

Environmentalists Slow to Adjust in Climate Debate

viernes, 28 de agosto de 2009

Installing Solar, One Panel at a Time!!! ( BETTER TWO!!! )

Standards!!! for Small!!!-Scale Wind Power ( NEXT SOLAR??)

Washington Post-ABC News Poll

On Energy, Obama Finds Broad Support

Looming Election Could Strengthen Japan's Climate Policy

Solar power's bright future in Japan-Land of the rising subsidy

CALIFORNIA Proposes Feed-In Tariff With a Twist

CALPERS-Facilitating Shareholder Director Nominations

BUSINESS ROUNDTABLE-Letter to SEC on Facilitating Shareholder Director Nominations


Law firms call on SEC to ensure shareholder rights

Court overturns tribunal decision on dismissal victim’s DB scheme

jueves, 27 de agosto de 2009

African Leaders Consider $67 Billion-a-Year Climate-Change Plan

Do campaign contributions help win pension fund deals???

Investment firm contributions swell state campaign coffers ( GRAPHIC )

In 2010 IRS could cut 401(k) contribution limit to $16,000

ATP reduces CO2 emissions by 7.4%

China Gets Serious On Climate--But Is It Enough?

Climate change law to bring teeth to emissions mandates

No More Cheap Energy in China

SOLAR Funding Opportunities

Clean Cities coalitions LOCATIONS


DOE Announces Clean Cities Recovery Act Funding Recipients

On Leadership:Fred Krupp,president Enviromental Defense Group ( VIDEO )

Obama’s Green Dream Team

Are Electric Companies Anti-Solar?!!!

History of Solar Energy

Bill Gross's Solar Breakthrough

More Sun for Less: Solar Panels Drop in Price

Utility wants to deploy largest grid battery ever!!!

Chamber Threatens Lawsuit if EPA Rejects Climate Science 'Trial'

miércoles, 26 de agosto de 2009

'Acceptable to Feinberg'?-Charting a realistic future for executive compensation policy!!!

Are fees draining your 401(k) retirement savings?!!!

OECD policy chief says PPF faces ‘serious difficulties’

Towards a Green Economy: Policies to Tackle Climate Change,3343,en_2649_34359_43544996_1_1_1_1,00.html

Applicants in High-Stakes DOE Loan Guarantee Competition Turn to Lobbyists?

Securing America’s Future-Enhancing Our National Security by Reducing Oil Dependence and Environmental Damage

EPA Should Disclose the Full Truth?

U.S. chamber wants Scopes trial on climate change

martes, 25 de agosto de 2009

U.S. Chamber of Commerce seeks trial on global warming,0,901567.story

Exxon Works Up New Recipe for Frying the Planet: Eric Pooley

Lobbyists Turn Up Heat on Climate Change

Special interests battle for climate-change ground

Mayors Push Senators for Energy Block Grant, Climate Change Legislation

Obama Administration Awards More than $119 Million for State Energy Programs in Seven States and Territories

China Racing Ahead of U.S. in the Drive to Go Solar

lunes, 24 de agosto de 2009

Major Discovery - Solar Revolution? ( VIDEO )

Powerful Ideas: Spray-On Solar Cells

FACTBOX: CSP and photovoltaic solar power

Africa to seek billions in compensation at climate meet

Africa wants $67 billion a year to fight climate change

Europe's Saharan power plan: miracle or mirage?

Project to Power Europe With Sahara Sun Gains Momentum

A Rare Peek at Green Energy Economics

China Nears Climate-Change Deal With U.S. Over Fuel Efficiency

miércoles, 19 de agosto de 2009

Spain's Solar Market Crash Offers a Cautionary Tale About Feed-In Tariffs???-CREATE A NEW MARKET AND EXPORT IS A CRASH???

AUSTRALIA-Deal struck on renewable energy

Australian parties agree on renewable energy law

Arizona Sees a Snub in Solar ‘Study Zones’

A Boost for Photovoltaics in California Deal

2 large solar farms slated for Southern California

First Solar to build 55MW power plant in LA

Is the Sun setting on Solar Stocks???

MOUNTAIN OF DEBT: Social Security crisis looms

Is Social Security the next bailout candidate???

They're 100 and counting

Japan Youth Fuel Pension Bomb by Shunning Politics Aimed at Old ( LINKS )

How public pensions beat private pensions

Corporate pension funds ‘not interested’ in UN PRI

Corporations, public funds at odds on SEC proxy proposal

FPA urges SEC to restrict Finra's enforcement authority

401(k) participants shift to equities in 2nd quarter

Green dollars moving to smart grid, energy storage

Solar power offers light and hope to Bangladesh villages-"Businesses are also booming"

lunes, 17 de agosto de 2009

Update on the President's Ethics Executive Order

Analysis of The Waxman-Markey Bill “The American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009” (H.R. 2454) Using The National Energy Modeling System

Oil Companies Press White House for Flexibility on Greenhouse Gas Reporting

World Trade Victory?:A blow to Chinese protectionism, and a lesson for the U.S ( GREEN IP )

Treasury, DOE Move To Boost Green Manufacturing

As prices slump solar industry suffers

"Lost" Solar House Reborn as 3 Megawatt Air Force Solar Installation

Energy frontiers:Space Solar and hot lots

Solar ship takes to the water ( VIDEO )

miércoles, 12 de agosto de 2009

Public funds join forces on infrastructure AND RENEWABLES? investing

US Retirement Assets Total $13.4 Trillion in First Quarter

Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board

World Solar Industry Appears Headed for a Shakeout!!!

Safaricom Releases First Solar-Powered Mobile Phone

Glut Feeling: Solar Power’s Got Too Much of a Good Thing

domingo, 9 de agosto de 2009

U.S. Department of Energy's Loan Guarantee Program

Clean energy loan picks up steam!!!

Housing Rebound May Stall on Climate Law, GE, U.S. Builders Say ( LOBBY AND VIDEO )

Wind Promises Blackouts as Obama Strains Grid With Renewables ( LINKS AND VIDEO )

Climate Bill Success = Treaty Failure?

Climate Bill Is Threatened by Senators???

sábado, 8 de agosto de 2009

President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology Live Online

Opportunities to Participate

Solar, Efficiency Projects Hurry Up and Wait at U.S. Military Bases

UK Energy security analysis welcomed

AUM of Spanish funds down 3.75%

Adviser groups to SEC’s Investor Advisory Committee: Don’t impose??? a definition on concept of ‘fiduciary duty’

401(k) Participants Invested In Low-Cost, Low-Turnover Mutual Funds

viernes, 7 de agosto de 2009

Is Now the Time to Invest in Renewables?!! ( VIDEO )

Ban pension funds from passive derivatives investment, CFTC told

Top earners took hardest hits to their 401(k)s, EBRI study finds

46% of larger firms drop 401(k) contributions

Retirees see no need to go back to work

ERIC Urges Appeals Court to Uphold District Court Ruling Against Alleged 401(k) Fiduciary Breach Claims


US Senators Issue Warning on Climate Bill

jueves, 6 de agosto de 2009

ESolar's First Solar Power Tower Operational ( VIDEO )

“Climate Change and Ensuring that America LEADS the Clean Energy Transformation.”

150 businesses support bill for U.S. green jobs

China leads in global green jobs race

ERIC Expresses Support for Chairman Frank's Statement that Proposed CFPA Would Have No REGULATORY Authority over RETIREMENT Plans

Hearing on Speculative Position Limits in Energy Futures Markets ( INSTITUTIONAL INVESTORS ?)

Limits on Speculative Trading Needed to Protect Energy Markets, U.S. Regulator Says

Energy Trading Mogul Warns on Trading Limits

Energy Retrofits Meet Group Solar Organizers

miércoles, 5 de agosto de 2009

Spurring Innovation!!!, Creating Jobs

Recovery in Action: Creating Jobs!!! and Assisting States!!!

Feed Me: Should the U.S. Follow Europe’s Clean-Energy Recipe???!

Battle Brewing Over Giant Desert Solar Farm!!

A123 Looks Set to Land U.S. Funds for Battery!!!

Cleantech IP: How to Share!!! and Profit!!!!

A Different Take on the U.S.-India Climate Change "Spat"

India sets out ambitious solar power plan to be paid for by rich nations

'Fragile Compromise' of Power Plant CEOs in Doubt as Senate Climate Debate Nears

ACCCE Statement Regarding Falsified Constituent Contacts Made to Congressional Offices by Bonner and Associates

Group pushes 'clean coal' in ad blitz

Coal Group Reveals 6 More Forged Lobbying Letters

martes, 4 de agosto de 2009

Talking Trade at the AGOA Forum ( AFRICA !!! )

Green the Block - Live Chat @ 3pm EDT

U.S. Conference of Mayors Joins 2009 Urban League Conference in Chicago

US MAYORS-Green Testimony

The Honorable Douglas H. Palmer,Mayor of Trenton-"Clean Energy Jobs, Climate-Related Policies and Economic Growth–State and Local Views"

A “Fresh” Conversation on the Future of Americas Cities and Metro Areas

Secretary Salazar Underscores Green Jobs, Clean Energy Economy in Visit to High-Tech Solar Panel Plant

Kenya reaps the wind AND SOLAR!!!

Weak economy makes solar panels more affordable to homeowners,0,7808025.story

How PV Manufacturers Are Driving Down Costs!!!

US College students are flocking to sustainability degrees, careers



SOUTH AFRICA-Lack of electricity infrastructure costs SA R2bil per year

SAfrica: Rich nations must pay for climate change

Edward Markey raps lobbying group on forgeries

Coal Industry Group Linked to a Dozen Forged Cap-And-Trade Letters

EPRI Confirms “Full Portfolio” of Technologies Key to Curbing CO2, Meeting Demand Growth, Limiting Cost Increases

U.S. refiners see shakeout under climate change bill

lunes, 3 de agosto de 2009

House Will Get Another Shot at Feed-In Tariffs

Treasury, Energy Now Accepting Applications for Funding for Renewable Energy Projects

Energy, Treasury Now Accepting Applications for Funding For Renewable Energy Projects

Critical And Endangered Status Notices!!!


Time for true pension reform?

The Schumer Proxy

Asian Nations Could Outpace U.S. in Developing Clean Energy

Chinese Checkers: Steven Chu, China, and the Clean-Tech Question

Falling Behind On Green Tech?

Full Committee hearing entitled, “Climate Change and Ensuring that America Leads the Clean Energy Transformation.”

US STATE-8th U.S - Sub-Saharan Africa Trade and Economic Cooperation (AGOA) Forum

SOUTH AFRICA-Renewable Energy Market Transformation

The World Bank takes on climate change?