Archives: September 2008

More Support for High Energy Prices

Posted by: John Carey on September 29

In early August, Business Week ran a cover story pointing out the benefits of expensive energy. For instance, high oil and gas prices water the flowers of innovation, stimulating everything...

Which Energy Industry Gets the Biggest Subsidies?

Posted by: John Carey on September 23

On Sept. 23, the Senate passed a bill that extended tax credits for wind power, solar energy, and other renewable fuels. These tax incentives have been criticized in some conservative...

Execs Worried About Climate Change, Not Doing As Much as They Could

Posted by: Heather Green on September 22

According to a poll of 150 execs in Fortune 1000 companies, 80% are personally concerned about climate change....but for the most part, their companies aren't doing much about it. In...

Building Efficiency: LEED Astray?

Posted by: John Carey on September 16

There is widespread consensus that the cheapest, fastest and easiest way to reduce dependence on fossil fuels (and greenhouse gas emissions) is energy efficiency. Yet another report, this time from...

Politics vs. Policy on Energy

Posted by: John Carey on September 12

A group of Senators is making a noble effort to craft a bipartisan comprehensive energy bill that includes both more drilling and extending tax breaks for renewable energy. The group...

Jack Nicholson talks up hydrogen power, circa 1978

Posted by: Adam Aston on September 02

A brief reminder of how long the vision of a clean, hydrogen automotive fleet has been lumbering along. Try not to be distracted by the narrator's pronunciation of cahr....

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BusinessWeek correspondents John Carey and Mark Scott, cover the green scene, keeping on top of the business aspects of energy, the environment and climate change, as well as the technologies, policies, markets and people that are shaping how the earth's resources will be used in the century ahead.

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