miércoles, 30 de septiembre de 2009

Now May Be!!!!!!!! the Time to Go Green!!! at Home!!!—With Uncle Sam’s Help!!!

http://bulletin.aarp.org/yourworld/yourhome/articles/now_may_be_the_time_to_go_green_at_home_with_uncle_sam_s_help_energy_inefficiency_bleeds_money_many_homeowners_can_t_afford_the_fixes_can_federal_stimulus_funds_plug_the_holes_.html

Energy Costs Have You Seeing Red?!!!

http://bulletin.aarp.org/opinions/othervoices/articles/energy_costs_have_you_seeing_red_here_s_how_to_save_some_money.html

Sleepless over savings: Americans toss and turn at night over the recession, AARP finds

http://www.investmentnews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20090930/FREE/909309986/1022/ONLINENEWS

US CHAMBER and SWISS RE-Roadxnap for the Potential Use of Financial Statements Prepared in Accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards

http://www.404.gov/comments/s7-27-08/s72708-184.pdf

US CHAMBER and SWISS RE-File Number S7-09-09; “Custody of Funds or Securities of Clients by Investment Advisers”

http://www.sec.gov/comments/s7-09-09/s70909-830.pdf

US CHAMBER and SWISS RE-Shareholder Access is a Matter of State Law

http://www.uschamber.org/NR/rdonlyres/er3wmh5nt6wqaaboar4sbpnioidakeljvynoxi4wehuqoeintqbhgd3izwuusoa2l2rmjmquqp5u32s6g43k33ocpbc/ShareholderAccessSchapiro4.28.09.pdf

Africa Experiments With Climate Insurance -- for $5 a Year!!!!-SWISS RE!!!, has a "strong interest" in expanding into developing countries!!!

http://www.nytimes.com/cwire/2009/09/30/30climatewire-africa-experiments-with-climate-insurance---98391.html

The Rise of Micro-Hydro Projects in Africa

http://greeninc.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/09/30/the-rise-of-micro-hydro-projects-in-africa/

Solar Stirs Water Wars in the West

http://greeninc.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/09/30/solar-stirs-water-wars-in-the-west/

Solar-Power Incentives in Germany Draw Fire

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB125383541153239329.html

China launches 10-MW on-grid solar power project

http://www.reuters.com/article/GCA-GreenBusiness/idUSTRE58T4V920090930

Climate on Agenda for Obama's China Trip

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB125430129320152077.html

Nike Resigns From Chamber Board

http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/paltman/media/Nike%20US%20Chamber%20Statement1.pdf

Nike Resigns From Chamber Board

http://greeninc.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/09/30/nike-resigns-from-chamber-board/

NAM VOICES CONCERN OVER BOXER-KERRY CLIMATE CHANGE BILL

http://www.nam.org/NewsFromtheNAM.aspx?DID={DAA0484A-3637-4F17-B416-566C5CF6DEFF}

DECLARATION OF THE MAJOR ECONOMIES ??? BUSINESS FORUM ON ENERGY SECURITY AND CLIMATE CHANGE

http://www.energyxxi.org/images/Uploaded/BizMEFStatementFINALv3.pdf

U.S. group urges strong patent rights in climate deal

http://www.reuters.com/article/GCA-GreenBusiness/idUSTRE58T61320090930

Way Behind the Curve

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/30/opinion/30wed3.html

CLEAN ENERGY JOBS AND AMERICAN POWER ACT: SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS

http://kerry.senate.gov/cleanenergyjobsandamericanpower/pdf/Summary.pdf

Reactions to the Senate Climate Bill

http://greeninc.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/09/30/reactions-to-the-senate-climate-bill/

Sens. Boxer, Kerry Brace for Delicate Talks as Climate Bill Emerges Today

http://www.nytimes.com/cwire/2009/09/30/30climatewire-sens-boxer-kerry-brace-for-delicate-talks-as-86069.html

Senators Ready a Bill on Greenhouse Gases

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/09/29/AR2009092901608.html

Obama says deeply committed to passing climate bill

http://www.reuters.com/article/environmentNews/idUSTRE58T59F20090930

US Senate begins climate change battle

http://green.yahoo.com/news/afp/20090930/sc_afp/climateuspolitics.html

Castilla-La Mancha instalará 53 MW fotovoltaicos en edificios públicos!!!!

http://www.energias-renovables.com/paginas/Contenidosecciones.asp?ID=14&Cod=18241

Los consistorios podrán aliviar sus arcas con la energía solar!!!

http://www.larazon.es/noticia/los-consistorios-podran-aliviar-sus-arcas-con-la-energia-solar

Senators Boxer and Kerry to Introduce the Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act at 11:30 am ET

http://epw.senate.gov/public/index.cfm?FuseAction=Majority.PressReleases&ContentRecord_id=0b2dcb10-802a-23ad-4656-acff706cdb82&Region_id=&Issue_id=

CHINA ( US??? ) plans to encourage LOCAL use of SOLAR cells

http://www.reuters.com/article/GCA-GreenBusiness/idUSTRE58T0Q720090930

Alternative Energy Projects Stumble on a Need for WATER!!!

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/30/business/energy-environment/30water.html

Chamber Made: Views on Climate ‘Mainstream, Commonsense????,’ Business Lobby Says

http://blogs.wsj.com/environmentalcapital/2009/09/29/chamber-made-views-on-climate-mainstream-commonsense-business-lobby-says/

US CHAMBER-Five Positions on Energy and the Environment

http://www.uschamber.com/issues/index/environment/five_positions

Chamber Clarifies Stance on Climate Policy

http://greeninc.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/09/29/chamber-clarifies-stance-on-climate-policy/

Climate Bill Splits Exelon and U.S. Chamber

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/29/business/energy-environment/29chamber.html

Rift at U.S. Chamber of Commerce over climate change

http://www.reuters.com/article/GCA-GreenBusiness/idUSTRE58S5XH20090929

kerry boxer climate clean energy jobs bill 2020 target

http://climateprogress.org/2009/09/29/kerry-boxer-climate-clean-energy-jobs-bill-2020-target/

CLIMATE BILL TEXT

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/politics/documents/DEC09610_xml.pdf

CLIMATE BILL TEXT

http://www.eenews.net/public/25/12566/features/documents/2009/09/29/document_gw_02.pdf

Senators' Climate Draft Mirrors House Bill, With Some Exceptions

http://www.nytimes.com/gwire/2009/09/29/29greenwire-senators-climate-draft-mirrors-house-bill-with-41562.html

Curtain Rises on Senate Struggle Over Climate Legislation

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/30/us/politics/30climate.html

Climate control debate heats up in Senate

http://green.yahoo.com/news/nm/us_climate_usa.html

U.S. Bancorp, SolarCity double fund for solar

http://www.reuters.com/article/GCA-GreenBusiness/idUSTRE58S74G20090929

SolarCity scores $100 million to finance solar arrays

http://greenwombat.blogs.fortune.cnn.com/2009/09/29/solarcity-scores-100-million-to-finance-solar-arrays/

lunes, 28 de septiembre de 2009

“Advancing FREEDOM of INFORMATION in the New ERA of RESPONSABILITY”

http://judiciary.senate.gov/hearings/hearing.cfm?id=4077

Justice Dept. to Limit Use of State Secrets Privilege

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/23/us/politics/23secrets.html

2nd Circuit Revives "Federal Common Law of Nuisance" Suit

http://www.pointoflaw.com/archives/2009/09/2nd-circuit-rev.php

Climate change nuisance ruling threatens ALL industries

http://publicnuisancewire.com/stories/210390-climate-change-nuisance-ruling-threatens-all-industries

An International Environmental Court?!!!

http://www.pointoflaw.com/columns/archives/2009/09/an-international-environmental.php

Climate lawsuits are coming, Gore & Browner warn!!!

http://www.politico.com/blogs/joshgerstein/0909/Climate_lawsuits_are_coming_Gore__Browner_warn.html

Lawsuit Climate 2008-Where Does Your State Rank?

http://www.instituteforlegalreform.com/component/ilr_harris_poll/60.html?year=2008

Pay-to-Play Examples-Private Law Firms Make Big Campaign Contributions, Receive Big Public Contingency Fee Contracts???

http://www.instituteforlegalreform.com/component/ilr_featured_tools/29/item/AAG/22.html

Exelon to quit U.S. Chamber of Commerce over climate

http://www.reuters.com/article/GCA-GreenBusiness/idUSTRE58R4GZ20090928

PG&E's Darbee explains company's decision to leave U.S. Chamber of Commerce ( VIDEO )

http://www.eenews.net/tv/video_guide/1042

Third Major Utility Pulls Out of Chamber

http://greeninc.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/09/28/third-major-utility-pulls-out-of-chamber/

Exelon Leaves U.S. Chamber Over Climate Dispute

http://www.nytimes.com/gwire/2009/09/28/28greenwire-exelon-leaves-us-chamber-over-climate-dispute-74577.html

U.S.-China High Technology Working Group Public-Private Sector Dialogue

http://www.bis.doc.gov/news/2009/us_china_htwg_sept29.pdf

The New Sputnik!!! ( CHINA )

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/27/opinion/27friedman.html

U.S. Feels ‘Positive’ About China’s Moves on Climate Protection

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601130&sid=aUQcOimTkoH0

EU, U.S. eye green goods tax pact in climate fight

http://www.reuters.com/article/GCA-GreenBusiness/idUSTRE58R3AR20090928

Security and International Trade and Finance

http://banking.senate.gov/public/index.cfm?FuseAction=Hearings.Hearing&Hearing_ID=ad3d07e9-7b4c-4049-b008-39b74c014baa

Locke Urges Western Hemisphere to ‘Resist the PROTECTIONIST Temptation’ at ACF in Santiago

http://www.commerce.gov/NewsRoom/TopNews/PROD01_008459

US President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts-Victoria Espinel (U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator )

http://www.whitehouse.gov/the_press_office/President-Obama-Announces-More-Key-Administration-Posts-9/25/09/

Boxer, Kerry Set to Introduce Climate Bill in Senate

http://www.nytimes.com/cwire/2009/09/28/28climatewire-boxer-kerry-set-to-introduce-climate-bill-in-43844.html

US Energy Senate October!!! Hearings-Note: All hearings are webcast live on our website!!!

http://energy.senate.gov/public/index.cfm?FuseAction=Hearings.ByMonth&DisplayDate=10/28/09

H.R.3585-Title: To guide and provide for United States research, development, and demonstration of solar energy technologies, and for other purposes.

http://thomas.loc.gov/home/gpoxmlc111/h3585_ih.xml

German solar industry counts on new government backing

http://www.reuters.com/article/GCA-GreenBusiness/idUSTRE58R2XP20090928

Solar analyst sees supply, other challenges-Barron's

http://www.reuters.com/article/wtUSInvestingNews/idCNN2736249220090927

U.S. solar stocks knocked by German demand fears

http://www.reuters.com/article/GCA-GreenBusiness/idUSTRE58R4NJ20090928

Rooftop Solar: ProLogis Turns Warehouses Into Clean Energy

http://blogs.wsj.com/environmentalcapital/2009/09/28/rooftop-solar-prologis-turns-warehouses-into-clean-energy/

sábado, 26 de septiembre de 2009

Spain's Answer to Unemployment: Go GREENER!!!!

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/09/23/AR2009092302152.html

Spanish & Solar: A Model to Follow or a Cautionary Tale?!!!

http://blog.heritage.org/2009/09/25/spanish-solar-a-model-to-follow-or-a-cautionary-tale/

Aiming to Create Green Jobs and RETURNS!!!

http://greeninc.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/09/25/aiming-to-create-green-jobs-and-returns/

Home market dead, AFRICA??? desert developer goes solar

http://greenwombat.blogs.fortune.cnn.com/2009/09/24/home-market-dead-desert-developer-goes-solar/

"See the Future. Feed the Future. Change the Future." ( VIDEO )

http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/See_the_Future_Feed_the_Future_Change_the_Future/

G-20 Puts Off Climate Finance, Asking Ministers to Study AID??? ( VIDEOS )

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601130&sid=arpZHc0Nf35o

Solar Module Prices Halt Slide on German Demand, Barclays Says

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

Barclays pension fund eyes clean energy

http://www.reuters.com/article/GCA-GreenBusiness/idUSTRE58O41020090925

Indian PM on climate deal: 'I'm not an astrologer'

http://green.yahoo.com/news/afp/20090925/sc_afp/financeeconomyg20climtewarmingindia.html

Call for more babies as China turns to grey

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/asia/article6841430.ece

Pensions at a Glance-"Encouraging people to work longer...is a key objective."!!!!!

http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/12/60/43098050.pdf

No country for old men, or women?

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/which-countries-offer-the-best-pension-benefits-2009-09-23

ERIC Urges Supreme Court to Reverse Appeals Court Failure to Provide Judicial Deference Under ERISA Plan

http://www.eric.org/forms/documents/DocumentFormPublic/view?id=1BCE300000063

U.s.-Europe Tension Rises as PG&E Splits From U.S. Chamber

http://www.nytimes.com/cwire/2009/09/23/23climatewire-us-europe-tension-rises-as-pge-splits-from-u-53467.html

Climate debate leads to Chamber of Commerce rift

http://green.yahoo.com/news/ap/20090925/ap_on_bi_ge/us_climate_debate_utilities.html

CARROTS AND STICKS: TAXING AND SUBSIDISING ENERGY!!!

http://www.iea.org/textbase/papers/2006/oil_subsidies.pdf

G20 agrees on phase-out of fossil fuel subsidies

http://www.reuters.com/article/GCA-GreenBusiness/idUSTRE58O18U20090926

viernes, 25 de septiembre de 2009

Briefing by Michelle Gavin Senior Director for African Affairs on the Presidents Lunch with Sub Saharan African Heads of State

http://www.whitehouse.gov/the_press_office/Briefing-by-Michelle-Gavin-Senior-Director-for-African-Affairs-on-the-Presidents-Lunch-with-Sub-Saharan-African-Heads-of-State/

Briefing by Todd Stern Mike Froman and Carol Browner on the Presidents Climate Change Speech

http://www.whitehouse.gov/the_press_office/Briefing-by-Todd-Stern-Mike-Froman-and-Carol-Browner-on-the-Presidents-Climate-Change-Speech/

Tax Reform Subcommittee REQUESTS IDEAS!!! ( perab@do.treas.gov )- What about to do the SAME WITH ENERGY???

http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/Tax-Reform-Subcommittee-Requests-Ideas/

US Chamber of Commerce DEPARTURES Continue

http://greeninc.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/09/25/chamber-of-commerce-departure-continues/

More Businesses DISCLOSING Carbon Profiles

http://greeninc.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/09/25/more-businesses-disclosing-carbon-profiles

Heyday challenge to default RETIREMENT AGE fails - UPDATED

http://www.professionalpensions.com/professional-pensions/news/1556412/heyday-challenge-default-retirement-age-fails

Scheme managers divided over INCREASE in retirement age

http://www.professionalpensions.com/professional-pensions/news/1556399/scheme-managers-divided-increase-retirement-age

No government IMMUNITY for pension fund trustees

http://www.globalpensions.com/global-pensions/news/1556438/no-government-immunity-pension-fund-trustees

Government lifts pension fund investment LIMITS

http://www.globalpensions.com/global-pensions/news/1556436/government-lifts-pension-fund-investment-limits

CEO PAY held up better than shareholder returns in 2008, study finds

http://www.investmentnews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20090924/FREE/909249979/1022/ONLINENEWS

Swiss investors back SAY-ON-PAY resolution

http://www.globalpensions.com/global-pensions/news/1556431/swiss-investors-pay-resolution

Indian pension regulator to manage COMPANY pensions

http://www.globalpensions.com/global-pensions/news/1556137/indian-pension-regulator-manage-company-pensions

jueves, 24 de septiembre de 2009

Senate Democrats to unveil climate bill Sept 30!!!

http://www.reuters.com/article/GCA-GreenBusiness/idUSTRE58N58520090924

China launches climate project with Britain, Switzerland: govt

http://green.yahoo.com/news/afp/20090924/sc_afp/chinaeuclimateenvironmentwarming.html

India Weighing Emissions Curbs

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/09/23/AR2009092304289.html

BrightSource Expands Land Deal in Nevada

http://greeninc.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/09/24/brightsource-expands-land-deal-in-nevada/

Solar Power: Finally, A Reason!!! to Invest Says HSBC

http://blogs.wsj.com/environmentalcapital/2009/09/24/solar-power-finally-a-reason-to-invest-says-hsbc/

MRI, solar cells, aging work lead Nobel predictions

http://green.yahoo.com/news/nm/20090924/ts_nm/us_nobels_prediction.html

"Real Change is Possible"

http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/Real_Change_is_Possible/

Lobbyists on Agency Boards and Commissions

http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/Lobbyists-on-Agency-Boards-and-Commissions/

NAM-US Economy Tangled Up in Green ( VIDEO )

http://www.cnbc.com/id/15840232?video=1273979977&play=1

US CHAMBER-DECLARATION OF THE MAJOR ECONOMIES BUSINESS FORUM ON ENERGY SECURITY AND CLIMATE CHANGE

http://www.energyxxi.org/images/Uploaded/BizMEFStatementFINALv3.pdf

As Copenhagen Nears, U.S. Chamber to Host Business Leaders from World's Largest Economies

http://energyxxi.org/articles/As_Copenhagen_Nears_US_Chamber_to_Host_Business_Leaders_from_Worlds_Largest_Economies.aspx

'Acceptable to Feinberg'???

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/08/24/AR2009082402781.html

miércoles, 23 de septiembre de 2009

Solar Energy Foundation, solar PV in Ethiopia!!!!! ( VIDEO )

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K4jv0xlbuQs

Bringing Solar Power to Africa’s Poor!!!!!!!!!

http://greeninc.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/09/23/bringing-solar-power-to-africas-poor/

Ethiopia inks China deals to improve power network

http://green.yahoo.com/news/afp/20090923/wl_africa_afp/ethiopiachinaenergyelectricity.html

Southern African legislators to address climate change

http://www.e-parl.net/eparliament/general.do?action=news&id=172

South Africa softens tone on climate change

http://www.reuters.com/article/environmentNews/idUSTRE58M3JR20090923

SolarCity envisions California “solar corridor” for green drivers

http://blogs.reuters.com/environment/2009/09/23/solarcity-envisions-california-solar-corridor-for-green-drivers/

China and U.S. try to jumpstart U.N. climate talks ( VIDEOS )

http://www.reuters.com/article/environmentNews/idUSTRE58K2WP20090923

Will world make December climate deadline?

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/09/17/EDGO19O324.DTL

Obama’s Ability to Deliver Climate Law Questioned

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601130&sid=aI14GNE..N8g

Obama to Make Case for Cutting Fossil Fuel Subsidies at G-20

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601130&sid=asQQ7Bciw1kE

U.S. says working on G20 pact to cut fossil fuel subsidies

http://www.reuters.com/article/GCA-GreenBusiness/idUSTRE58M1RH20090923

The President’s Address to the UN General Assembly: Responsibility for our COMMON FUTURE!!!

http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/The-Presidents-Address-to-the-UN-General-Assembly-Responsibility-for-our-Common-Future/

martes, 22 de septiembre de 2009

Taking the Lead on Climate Change for the First Time!!?

http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/Taking-the-Lead-on-Climate-Change-for-the-First-Time/

Personal accounts will not protect against poverty in retirement!!!!!!

http://www.professionalpensions.com/professional-pensions/news/1534325/personal-accounts-protect-poverty-retirement

Report: US should follow UK lead on say-on-pay

http://www.globalpensions.com/global-pensions/news/1537665/report-us-follow-uk-lead-pay

Green tech changes venture capital game

http://greenwombat.blogs.fortune.cnn.com/2009/09/21/green-tech-changes-venture-capital-game/

TREASURY, ENERGY SURPASS $1 BILLION MILESTONE

http://www.treas.gov/press/releases/20099221094315090.htm

Utility Leaves Chamber Over Climate Issue

http://greeninc.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/09/22/utility-leaves-chamber-over-climate-issue/

Irreconcilable Differences

http://www.next100.com/2009/09/irreconcilable-differences.php

Obama Addresses U. N. on Climate Change ( VIDEO )

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/21134540/vp/32966838#32966838

President Clinton's Caucus of Change ( VIDEO )

http://www.cnbc.com/id/15840232?video=1271769358&play=1

US Government awards $550 million in renewable energy grants

http://www.reuters.com/article/GCA-GreenBusiness/idUSTRE58L2YP20090922

Obama: US 'determined' to act on climate change

http://green.yahoo.com/news/ap/20090922/ap_on_re_us/un_un_climate_talks.html

China's President Hu Jintao to Unveil 'Suite' of Voluntary Emissions Targets

http://www.nytimes.com/cwire/2009/09/22/22climatewire-chinas-president-hu-jintao-to-unveil-suite-o-31749.html

China pledges to curb emission growth by 'notable margin'

http://green.yahoo.com/news/afp/20090922/sc_afp/undiplomacyclimatewarmingchina.html

States Can Sue Utilities Over Emissions

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/22/science/earth/22carbon.html

U.S. court reinstates emissions suit vs. utilities

http://www.reuters.com/article/environmentNews/idUSTRE58K4VT20090921

State of Connecticut, et al. v. American Electric Power Company Inc., et al.

http://www.ca2.uscourts.gov/decisions/isysquery/037dd9f2-388e-4b73-9707-718d63368b14/1/doc/05-5104-cv_opn.pdf#xml=http://www.ca2.uscourts.gov/decisions/isysquery/037dd9f2-388e-4b73-9707-718d63368b14/1/hilite/

US CHAMBER-States Can Sue Utilities Over Emissions

http://www.uschamber.com/NR/rdonlyres/e7icyjwzrqtsnbr7l2jnjytrnxgnxbf7ex4a6mqlwqexukrkj52xf3jeun44zhdkphmcufrssawhqk7dzkvsk2mrhkh/State+of+Connecticut,+et+al.+v.+American+Electric+Power+et+al.+and+Open+Space+Institute,+et+al.+v.+American+Electric+Power+et+al.+1.pdf

Gov. Manchin, Sen. Alexander Address International Business Executives At U.S. Chamber Climate Summit

http://www.uschamber.com/press/releases/2009/september/090921_chamber.htm

Business chiefs urge 'robust' climate change deal

http://green.yahoo.com/news/afp/20090922/bs_afp/undiplomacyclimateeconomybusiness.html

Global businesses demand ambitious new climate deal

http://www.reuters.com/article/GCA-GreenBusiness/idUSTRE58K5GR20090921

lunes, 21 de septiembre de 2009

"The OPEN Internet: Preserving the Freedom to Innovate" ( LET US BE PART OF THE HISTORY,LET US CONTROL OUR DESTINY )

http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/The-Open-Internet-Preserving-the-Freedom-to-Innovate/

A VISION for Innovation, Growth, and Quality JOBS

http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/A-Vision-for-Innovation-Growth-and-Quality-Jobs/

Carbon Disclosure Project 2009 Reports launched at New York Climate Week

https://www.cdproject.net/en-US/WhatWeDo/CDPNewsArticlePages/Carbon-Disclosure-Project-2009-Reports-launched-at-New-York-Climate-Week.aspx

Big Oil Goes Green for Real???

http://www.newsweek.com/id/215758

Our exclusive environmental ranking of America's 500 largest corporations.

http://greenrankings.newsweek.com/

Feed-in Tariffs Go GLOBAL: Policy in Practice

http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/news/article/2009/09/feed-in-tariffs-go-global-policy-in-practice

SolarWorld calls for lower subsidies amid expansion

http://www.reuters.com/article/GCA-GreenBusiness/idUSTRE58K2YA20090921

EU ENERGIE CITIES

http://www.energie-cites.eu/

EURO CITIES-European Mobility Week kicks off today across Europe

http://www.eurocities.eu/main.php

EU Mobilty Week-Participating cities & towns

http://www.mobilityweek.eu/cities/participants_en.php?page=article

NY Climate Week

http://www.climateweeknyc.org/

Boxer Readies for Climate Bill Introduction, Mid-Oct. Markup ( US WILL LEAD US!!! )

http://www.nytimes.com/cwire/2009/09/21/21climatewire-boxer-readies-for-climate-bill-introduction-83505.html

U.N. official sees China as new climate leader

http://www.reuters.com/article/environmentNews/idUSTRE58K3KE20090921

China Emerges as the Yin and the Yang of the Global Warming Problem

http://www.nytimes.com/cwire/2009/09/21/21climatewire-china-emerges-as-the-yin-and-the-yang-of-the-28765.html

China Submits New-Energy Plan to Cabinet Before Copenhagen Meet

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601130&sid=aP5TVbrPlm0g

AP: UN climate chief says China poised to lead

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5iVseyRMTWU-tI-9-sDhfCCJEk4vgD9ARNTFO0

UNFCCC's de Boer discusses U.S. action on climate change, Copenhagen meeting ( VIDEO )

http://www.eenews.net/tv/2009/09/21/

UN's de Boer Interview on Climate Change ( VIDEO )

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601130&sid=aziakgNW4oEE

Climate Treaty Talks Progressing Too Slowly, Obama Aide Says

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601130&sid=a0MdNuOyI59c

No Climate Change Leader as Nations Meet

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/20/science/earth/20nations.html

U.S. Reluctance on Climate Change Persists

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/21/business/global/21iht-green21.html

Europeans Say U.S. Lacks Will on Climate

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/21/world/europe/21climate.html

Europe fears Obama going cold on climate battle

http://green.yahoo.com/news/afp/20090921/sc_afp/euusg20climatewarming.html

To Heads of State, Heads of Delegations to the UN FCC process-Subject: 2009 Investor Statement on a Global Agreement on Climate Change

http://www.iigcc.org/docs/PDF/Public/InvestorStatement2009CoverLetterFINAL.pdf

European companies ahead of U.S. on carbon disclosure

http://www.reuters.com/article/GCA-GreenBusiness/idUSTRE58K0K620090921

GOP Senator Considering Rider to Limit EPA Authority on Greenhouse Gases

http://www.nytimes.com/cwire/2009/09/18/18climatewire-gop-senator-considering-rider-to-limit-epa-a-46507.html

White House Clears Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule

http://www.nytimes.com/gwire/2009/09/17/17greenwire-white-house-clears-greenhouse-gas-reporting-ru-87906.html

Obama Administration Pushes Climate Talks Into 2010???

http://www.nytimes.com/cwire/2009/09/17/17climatewire-obama-administration-pushes-climate-talks-in-22433.html

Climate-Talks Deadlock May Ease as Obama, Hu Offer Views at UN

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601130&sid=aS6AUq8nyOcU

Climate-Change Agreement May Create 10 Million Jobs, Blair Says

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601130&sid=aLEFMzuBZAj8

EU's Barroso warns climate talks in dangerous state

http://www.reuters.com/article/GCA-GreenBusiness/idUSTRE58J1XZ20090920

domingo, 20 de septiembre de 2009

Web Archive ( LET THE HISTORY JUDGE US )

https://www.fbo.gov/index?&s=opportunity&mode=form&id=eec856940efb75b2b1c11e2b1d5660a4&tab=core&tabmode=list

Reality Check: The Presidential Records Act of 1978 meets web-based social media of 2009

http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/Reality-Check-The-Presidential-Records-Act/

Obama to stress climate change problem is SHARED

http://www.reuters.com/article/environmentNews/idUSTRE58H4HS20090918

Obama faces LEADERSHIP test at U.N., G20

http://green.yahoo.com/news/nm/20090920/ts_nm/us_un_assembly_obama.html

Pittsburgh showcases green economy at G20 summit

http://www.reuters.com/article/GCA-GreenBusiness/idUSTRE58J08T20090920

Japan mulls early emission limits: report

http://green.yahoo.com/news/afp/20090920/sc_afp/japanpoliticsenvironmentwarming.html

Japan to propose green technology, funding: minister

http://www.reuters.com/article/GCA-GreenBusiness/idUSTRE58J07D20090920

viernes, 18 de septiembre de 2009

Mayor of Seattle Gregg Nickels (D)-Mayor Nickels gives us a preview of a meeting between him and other Mayors to urge Senators ( VIDEO )

http://www.c-span.org/Watch/Media/2009/09/16/Energy/A/23237/Mayor+of+Seattle+Gregg+Nickels+D.aspx

Nation’s Mayors Travel to Washington: Urge Congress to Act on Pending Energy & Climate Legislation, Support Local Climate Efforts

http://www.usmayors.org/pressreleases/uploads/ClimateLobbyDayAdvisory91409.pdf

US battles for CREDIBILITY on climate change

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5jTC4txkPLYl3MJaHUth9WgcgOqaAD9APKB081

Tucson Electric to buy solar power in Arizona

http://www.reuters.com/article/GCA-GreenBusiness/idUSTRE58G54J20090917

Rooftop Solar Setback in California???

http://greeninc.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/09/18/rooftop-solar-setback-in-california/

Solar energy firm drops planSSS? for project in Mojave Desert

http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-solar18-2009sep18,0,1844073.story

India’s Gujarat to Give Contracts for Solar Project

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601130&sid=a82Eaa7f_xBU

US, Bangladesh partner in effort to combat climate change-"He said the U.S. government, through USAID, is promoting solar energy..."

http://nation.ittefaq.com/issues/2009/09/18/news0632.htm

A bad climate for development???

http://www.economist.com/world/international/displaystory.cfm?story_id=14447171

How can private capital be unlocked for green projects in poor!!! countries?

http://www.economist.com/businessfinance/displaystory.cfm?story_id=14460526

World climate business revenue $2 trillion!!! by 2020: HSBC

http://www.reuters.com/article/GCA-GreenBusiness/idUSTRE58H2FM20090918

German mini power stations augur change for big firms-"..taking power production into their own hands..."

http://www.reuters.com/article/GCA-GreenBusiness/idUSTRE58G1CR20090917

La Región busca convertirse en el primer exportador de energías limpias

http://www.laverdad.es/albacete/prensa/20090917/albacete/region-busca-convertirse-primer-20090917.html

Covenant Supporting Structures to figure prominently in Huelva Conference

http://www.eumayors.eu/articles/show_en.htm?id=29

Green Cities of the Future

http://www.cnbc.com/id/31325671/

Toledo Tries to Overcome Rust-Belt Image, Become Green Jobs Metropolis

http://www.cnbc.com/id/31385869

Hawaii Goes Even Greener with Alternative Energy Push

http://www.cnbc.com/id/32858235

UN System Private Sector Focal Points Meetings

http://www.unglobalcompact.org/Issues/Business_Partnerships/meetings_workshops.html

Investors call for ‘strong and binding’ global climate change treaty

http://www.unepfi.org/fileadmin/documents/need_agreement.pdf

jueves, 17 de septiembre de 2009

First-Ever Survey Shows Emerging Market Banks Growing Interest in Climate Change

http://www.ceres.org/Page.aspx?pid=1128

PM announces Canada’s investment in Northwest Transmission Line

http://pm.gc.ca/eng/media.asp?category=1&id=2819

REMARKS BY PRESIDENT OBAMA AND CANADIAN PRIME MINISTER HARPER

http://www.whitehouse.gov/the_press_office/Remarks-by-President-Obama-and-Canadian-Prime-Minister-Harper-During-Joint-Press-Availability/

CANADA PM prepares to lobby U.S. Congress

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/pm-prepares-to-lobby-us-congress/article1289164/

U.S. Solar Market Trends 2008

http://www.irecusa.org/fileadmin/user_upload/NationalOutreachDocs/SolarTrendsReports/IREC_Solar_Market_Trends_Report_2008.pdf

New Jersey has best payback on residential solar in U.S.

http://blogs.reuters.com/environment/2009/09/16/new-jersey-has-best-paypack-on-residential-solar-in-us/

Cheap solar? Texan house aims low to win contest

http://www.reuters.com/article/GCA-GreenBusiness/idUSTRE58F45520090916

Streaming Now: Windows into the Clean Energy Economy ( WATCH LIVE!!! )

http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/Streaming-Now-Windows-into-the-Clean-Energy-Economy/

miércoles, 16 de septiembre de 2009

Largest!!! Group Ever!!! of World Investors Calls for Strong Global Climate Change Treaty-"Supported by 181 investment institutions of 13 trillion US"

http://www.ceres.org/Page.aspx?pid=1126

CalPERS endorses new principles for private equity industry

http://www.globalpensions.com/global-pensions/news/1533814/calpers-endorses-principles-private-equity-industry

Roundtable Commends President’s New Retirement Savings Plan

http://www.fsround.org/media/htm09/roundtable_commends_presidents_new_retirement_savings_plan.html

Have a Nice Day???

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/16/opinion/16friedman.html

West Africa group adopts common position on climate change

http://green.yahoo.com/news/afp/20090916/wl_africa_afp/africaclimateunecowas.html

Celebrando la herencia hispana

http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/Celebrando-la-herencia-hispana/

SOUTH AFRICA-IFC to invest $500m a year on renewable projects by 2011

http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cogen1---ifc-2009-09-16

SOUTH AFRICA-Energy independents slate Nersa on Eskom

http://www.businessday.co.za/Articles/Content.aspx?id=80549

SOUTH AFRICA: Electricity Restructure is Set to Start With New Law

http://allafrica.com/stories/200909030108.html

SOUTH AFRICA-SA not ‘compromising anything' at climate change negotiations - Sonjica

http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-not-compromising-anything-at-climate-change-negotiations---sonjica-2009-09-15

EU-PHOTOVOLTAIC SOLAR ENERGY Development and current research

http://ec.europa.eu/energy/publications/doc/2009_report-solar-energy.pdf

GE boosts solar power production

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/d0708aa8-a178-11de-a88d-00144feabdc0.html

South Africa puts power security above clean energy

http://www.reuters.com/article/environmentNews/idUSLF61008120090915

Tackling climate change could earn Africa $1.5 billion

http://www.reuters.com/article/environmentNews/idUSTRE58E82L20090915

Schwarzenegger boosts state's clean energy plan

http://www.reuters.com/article/GCA-GreenBusiness/idUSTRE58E8B920090915

EU plans 30 "smart cities" to pioneer energy future

http://www.reuters.com/article/GCA-GreenBusiness/idUSTRE58F1JW20090916

martes, 15 de septiembre de 2009

A Green Vision… A Bright Future!!! ( urbanaffairs@who.eop.gov )

http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/09/09/10/A_Green_Vision/

U.S. Interior Dept seeks better climate cooperation

http://www.reuters.com/article/environmentNews/idUSTRE58D5GE20090914

On Climate, Partners on Hill Drift Apart

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/09/12/AR2009091202726.html

Up for debate: Do brands matter in solar power?!!!

http://blogs.reuters.com/environment/2009/09/11/up-for-debate-do-brands-matter-in-solar-power/

More Bang, Less Buck: 1366 Technologies and the Cost of Solar Power

http://blogs.wsj.com/environmentalcapital/2009/09/14/more-bang-less-buck-1366-technologies-and-the-cost-of-solar-power/

More Efficient, and Cheaper, Solar Cells

http://www.technologyreview.com/energy/23459/?a=f

Solar start-up squeezes more juice from silicon cells

http://news.cnet.com/8301-11128_3-10350957-54.html

Fat Spaniel: Solar Software Gets Smarter

http://earth2tech.com/2009/09/13/fat-spaniel-solar-software-gets-smarter/

Schwarzenegger may order a change in green energy rules

http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-power14-2009sep14,0,1839476.story

California feud breaks out on clean energy plan

http://www.reuters.com/article/GCA-GreenBusiness/idUSTRE58B1YM20090914