Fix the EU Emissions Trading System, And Carbon Markets Can Be Serious Business

What do the following have in common: New Zealand, South Korea, Switzerland, Kazakhstan, Quebec, Alberta, Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont, California, Beijing, Guangdong, Hubei, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Chongqing, Tianjin, Tokyo, Kyoto, Saitama and 28 countries in Europe?

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Why This German Solar Executive Is Skeptical About American YieldCo Assumptions

by Tom Konrad CFA

Ever since the first YieldCo, NRG Yield (NYSE:NYLD), went public in 2013, it and other similar YieldCos have been reshaping the market for operating renewable energy assets, especially wind and solar PV farms.  [Read more...]

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Mexico Pledges to Cut Emissions 25 Percent in Climate Change Milestone

Mexico has become the first developing nation to formally promise to cut its global-warming pollution, a potential milestone in efforts to reach a worldwide agreement on tackling climate change.

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US Vote-a-Rama Reveals Senators’ Environmental Agenda

It’s been a big news day in the U.S. Senate, with Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid announcing he won’t run for another term.

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Mary Ellen Harte: Climate Change This Week: Melting Poles, Fading Forest, Solar Soars, and More!

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded.

As we cut down much of the Amazon forest , much of the rest is starting to die off,...

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REAP Funding: When, Where, and How to Apply

Date: 3/30/2015

Source: Seanica Otterby, National Association of Farm Broadcasters

Audio with Lisa Daniels, Midwest Wind Energy Center Director (MP3 2.1 MB). Download Windows Media Player. Time: 00:02:18. [Read more...]

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US Geothermal: Wringing Profits From Hot Rocks

by Debra Fiakas CFA

Last week I spent the better part of a day listening to presentations of energy companies at the Wall Street Analyst Forum in New York.  Although I had heard the management of  US Geothermal (HTM: NYSE) tell the company’s story before, I was impressed to hear about the progress the company has made in squeezing profits from electricity produced with turbines run by underground steam.  Management called it gratifying! [Read more...]

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William Bradley: Jerry Brown Perks Up On Presidential Politics 35 Years After One of His Best and Most Disastrous Speeches

Governor Jerry Brown made something of a stir last weekend with a crisp appearance on Meet the Press. After months of repeatedly saying he's not runni...

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Yingli Joins The $1 Club; China Solar Slows

Bottom line: A new second wave of consolidation is likely to occur in China’s solar panel sector later this year, with money-losing companies like Yingli and ReneSola as the most likely acquisition targets. [Read more...]

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Jim Yong Kim: Tackling Climate Change — For Our Kids

The world needs to put the brakes on climate change. But any plan to tackle climate change can't sacrifice economic growth if we hope to end extreme poverty, reduce inequality, and ensure that poor people gain access to energy. We need to decouple growth from carbon emissions. Here are five ways the world can shift to a low-carbon growth path. [Read more...]

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