Mayors Argue to Cut Fossil Fuel Stock

Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn wants his city to divest from fossil energy companies. Investment advisors from across the country met on Friday in Seattle in hopes of cutting fossil fuels from the stock portfolios they manage. Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn organized the forum on divesting from coal, oil and gas companies. McGinn wants the city... » read more

Potential in the Pipeline – FA

The U.S. Departments of Agriculture, Energy and Defense (through the Navy) announced a three-year $510 million joint investment to support the development of drop-in biofuels for aviation and marine applications. The USDA pledged $136 million to support development of advanced biofuels made from non-food crops. Many idled biodiesel plants are humming again with the return... » read more

The Future

Almost twenty years from the heady days of the Rio summit, it is certainly clear that energy efficiency is inextricably linked to environmental progress in addressing climate change. The tremendous surge in developing country (e.g. Brazil Russia India and China) stock markets makes it equally clear that any efforts to slow growth in developing markets... » read more