Archives: February 2009

How to Raise Capital for Free (Thanks to Carbon Trading)

Posted by: Mark Scott on February 25

No, that headline isn't wrong. And no, it's not a trick to get you to read this posting (although hopefully it helps). While reporting for a recent article on Europe's...

Using the Clean Air Act to Regulate Climate -- Lisa Jackson Speaks

Posted by: John Carey on February 24

To hear William L. Kovacs talk, a mighty regulatory hammer is about to come down from the Obama Administration to smite the American economy. The threat he (as the vice...

Governments Committed to Climate Change Despite Economy

Posted by: Heather Green on February 23

That's the analysis from Deutsche Bank, which found in a new repor that the level of action on climate change by governments during the past eight months has increase. According...

Is 2009 the Year of Carbon, Capture, and Storage?

Posted by: Mark Scott on February 16

What's the best way to cut the world's greenhouse gas emissions? That question is getting a lot of play recently, particularly ahead of a UN conference in Copenhagen at the...

More Fuel-Efficient Cars, Like Honda's Insight

Posted by: John Carey on February 12

I’ve been covering energy issues for nearly 30 years, including the debate over auto fuel economy. Over that time, I’ve been amazed that report after report has concluded that automakers...

Another Legal Victory in Climate Change Battle

Posted by: John Carey on February 06

When Washington, in the years of the Bush Administration, failed to take action against global warming, environmentalists and states backing such action fought back in the courts. They asked the...

Project Financing Favors Big Renewable Players

Posted by: Mark Scott on February 04

Contracting financial markets have drastically reduced funding options for renewables projects. Or have they? Late last month, British utility Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE) -- one of the country's largest...

How Bad is Corn Ethanol?

Posted by: John Carey on February 02

Once touted as a savior--a way to reduce dependence on foreign oil while slowing global warming and helping farmers--ethanol from corn quickly became a fuel many people hated. Critics blamed...

About

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.

BW Mall - Sponsored Links

Buy a link now!