Climate Change

May 9, 2010

Greek Contagion – 15% Oil Correction has Kuwait asking OPEC to support Prices

The last week’s sharp decline in commodities and stock markets has a lot of people making half baked statements while others are panicking . We had […]
May 8, 2010

Green Weekend Readings

Choosing an Alternative Energy ETF – Seeking Alpha Gives a good idea on which ETFs are out there to invest in green technology,though you would have […]
May 7, 2010

Another Greek Crisis Casualty – EU Carbon Prices Fall from 17 Month High

EU Carbon prices which had gone ups after the 2009 lows on the back of economy recovery are also falling again.Would make sense since the economy […]
May 5, 2010

Pictet Clean Energy Fund Picks

Here are some thoughts from the Pictet Clean Energy Fund reported on Bloomberg Pictet Clean Energy Fund Finds Value in Cree’s LEDs – Businessweek Ask Pictet […]
May 4, 2010

Solar Price Elasticity drives sharp Demand growth – EPIA predicts 12.7 GW solar installations in 2010

EPIA joined the bandwagon of analysts and research firms predicting a large increase in global solar installations in 2010. Solar demand growth will be be >50% […]
May 3, 2010

Growing number of Global Financial institutions funding Solar – ADB to support solar with a $9 Billion Initiative

Large multilateral developmental institutions are boosting adoption of solar energy through large scaling funding efforts.European Investment Bank recently announced more than Euro 500 million in financing […]
May 3, 2010

BP becomes "desperate" after state pressure mounts to stop the Gulf Oil spill;Flocks of lawyers descend;Human costs Mount

BP is finally waking up from its stupor and looking for help on stopping the oil spilling for its rig in the Gulf of Mexico. While […]
May 2, 2010

Obama and BP try to damage control the Gulf Oil spill

President Obama will pay a visit on Sunday to the scene of the one of biggest oil spills to strike US coastal waters. This visit  will […]
May 1, 2010

After China and Canada(Ontario) ,USA could mandate "local content" provisions for Renewable Energy

Ontario,Canada  has a 60% “local content” requirement for renewable energy installed in the province.This is illegal according to WTO but unless someone challenges it in the […]
April 30, 2010

USA doing precious little on climate change

With Obama’s election there were lots of hope on the climate change issue with regards to the USA. Under the previous Republican administrations US was actively […]
April 30, 2010

Lack of Global Agreement on Climate Change will lead to Trade Friction

Copenhagen was a disaster and there has been no agreement on how to proceed with policies on a global basis to deal with the ever growing […]
April 29, 2010

Europe's pathway to 100% renewable energy by 2050

EREC has released a  new report “Re-thinking 2050” outlining the roadmap to make Europe 100% powered by renewable energy by 2050  . The report was released […]