Archives: November 2009

Countdown to Copenhagen: US & China Announce Carbon Reductions

Posted by: Mark Scott on November 26

The world had been waiting years for the U.S. and China to agree to carbon cuts. And in less than 24 hours, that's exactly what happened. On Nov. 25, U.S....

Israel's cleantech advantage

Posted by: Yoni Cohen on November 25

As Business Week recently reported, Israeli cleantech is red-hot. Need additional evidence? On Nov. 15, both authors of the House-passed cap and trade bill participated in conversations about the burgeoning...

How to get a green job

Posted by: Yoni Cohen on November 24

President Barack Obama likes to talk about creating millions of green jobs. But how does a student, recent graduate, or mid-career professional actually land one of these jobs? At Massachusetts’...

The Limits of Carbon Pricing: Can High Prices Alone Cut Emissions?

Posted by: Andrew Hoffman on November 18

Contrary to what many would like to think is a quick fix, a price for carbon is but one tool that must be accompanied by others to make sure that markets respond effectively and efficiently. Put too much faith in pricing as the only answer and success will be either elusive or found through sheer luck.

Cape Wind: Weeks Away from Approval?

Posted by: Yoni Cohen on November 17

Eight long years after Energy Management Inc. (EMI) began the permitting process for Cape Wind, its proposed billion-dollar wind farm offshore from Cape Cod, the Massachusetts project may be in...

Will the Health Care Bill Hurt Renewable Energy?

Posted by: John Carey on November 16

Health care and solar power seem to be worlds apart. Yet the massive health care bill could cast a pall on renewable energy. How? The link is an obscure tax...

Enviro Groups Apply Pressure During China Trip

Posted by: Heather Green on November 13

Enviro groups aren't losing the chance to keep the pressure on Obama during his trip to China, where he's vowed to tackle climate change. And they're hitting on two fundamental...

Cleantech Venture Capital Trends: More China & Less Solar

Posted by: Yoni Cohen on November 12

There is no escaping China’s growing impact on clean technology investing. Even at Boston Cleantech Venture Day, held on Nov. 10 and focused on helping European come to the U.S....

Countdown to Copenhagen: Focus on Finance

Posted by: Mark Scott on November 11

There's less than a month before policymakers gather in Copenhagen to hammer out a post-Kyoto agreement on climate change. Things don't look good. Since the last big get-together in Bali...

Clean Energy Predictions for 2010

Posted by: Mark Scott on November 04

The end of the year is fast approaching, so predictions for 2010 are starting to get the rounds. On Nov. 4, it was consultancy Deloitte's turn to pull out its...

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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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