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Strong Start for Green Tech in 2010

January 8, 2010
Strong Start for Green Tech in 2010

Yesterday, Earth2Tech delivered some heartening news for folks following the Green Tech industry.  In the first week of 2010 nine firms managed to raise at least $113 million!  Here are some of the details: Clean Power Finance, which connects residential solar installers and developers online, says it’s raised $6.9 million in a round co-led by […]

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Health Care and the Environment

September 14, 2009
Health Care and the Environment

I think we blogged about this some time ago, perhaps when GM was on the brink of disaster, but this seems like an opportune time for a reminder. I have been searching around for the past few days to see if anyone is blogging about the connections between health care and the environment. Save for […]

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G20 Stimuli

April 9, 2009

Aim Higher? The Sustainable Cities Blog has been focussing on the local and national stimulus and sustainability situation for the last few weeks. But as we know, our economy and the stimulus trying to save it, does not exist in a bubble. So now it’s time to locate ourselves within the global. Nicholas Stern, aka, […]

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Bushurbs? Obamatropolis?

March 26, 2009

What to call the New Hoovervilles? Yesterday’s New York Times article highlighting the emergence of the new American shanty town, was perhaps the strongest visual expression of the American economic situation that we have seen thus far. (The blog with day traders putting their hands to their faces is only comic relief compared to this). […]

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It’s the Economy

March 25, 2009

Or the Environment, Stupid? In the Talk of the Town section of this week’s New Yorker, the age old Economy Vs. Environment situation is brought to question by David Owen. After pointing out that 2,500 delegates from some 70 odd countries met in Copenhagen (with very worried faces) to deal with the broken Kyoto protocol, […]

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