Archives: May 2009

Climate Bill Passes House Committee

Posted by: John Carey on May 21

My email box is filling up with responses to the historic passage of a cap and trade climate bill in the House Energy and Commerce Committee this evening (May 21)....

Should the military lead US green efforts?

Posted by: Adam Aston on May 18

Over at Money & Politics, BW's blog from inside the Washington DC beltway, Steve Levine writes about a report, released today, from a panel of high-ranking retired military leaders. They...

Can China go green?

Posted by: Adam Aston on May 17

Sometime last year, amidst election night debates over the need for the US to spark a green revolution, it began to occur to me that China might be a more...

Clouds Remain Over Solar Industry

Posted by: Mark Scott on May 12

Here’s a quick temperature gauge of the global solar market. Germany’s Q-Cells, the world’s largest maker of solar cells, reported a first-quarter net loss of €391.9 million ($534 million) on...

Electricity vs. Biofuels: Which Gets More Miles per Acre?

Posted by: John Carey on May 07

As if ethanol and other biofuels don't already have enough problems (see The Biofuel Bubble), here's another. A new study in the May 7th issue of Science magazine calculates that,...

Denmark's Vestas Pockets $1 Billion

Posted by: Mark Scott on May 01

What would you do with $1 billion? That's the question now being asked of Denmark's Vestas, the world's largest wind-turbine manufacturer, after the company pocketed $1 billion this week by...

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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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