Archives: August 2009

Solar Update: More Volatility On The Cards

Posted by: Mark Scott on August 25

Here's an interesting take on what's going on in the solar industry. According to Credit Suisse: "Stable, but much lower [polysilicon] pricing from [the second quarter of 2010] will pull...

What's Needed From Climate Change Talks

Posted by: Mark Scott on August 12

We're half-way through a week of negotiations for a post-Kyoto agreement on curbing global greenhouse gases. The United Nation's top climate change official warns the world is running out of...

What do Americans Think about Climate Change Legislation? Polls Differ

Posted by: John Carey on August 11

In an landmark vote on June 26, the House of Representatives passed a bill that would tackle climate change by imposing mandatory caps on greenhouse gas emissions. Now, just about...

Europe Find Ways to Stop Windfall Profits from Carbon

Posted by: Mark Scott on August 06

A main criticism about carbon trading is that companies profit while customers pay higher fuel bills. The idea goes that utilities, who often receive their CO2 allowances for free, pass...

Deforestation's Role in Carbon Markets

Posted by: Mark Scott on August 04

Deforestation is fast becoming a central part of any Post-Kyoto agreement on global greenhouse gases. It's easy to see why. According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the sector...

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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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