Blogroll Review: Corny Carpet, Cocoa Car, and Carbon Consolidation

On May 12, 2009, in Blog, by Frank Ling

Pretty much everything you eat these days contains corn, whether in the form of corn syrup, sauces, starch, or other food additives. Pretty soon, we will also get upholstery made from this plant. Already being used for biofuels, corn is also a chemical feedstock. Joel Makower shared this story from his attendance of a gathering […]

The Increasing Ubiquity of Cleantech

On March 3, 2008, in Blog, by Richard T. Stuebi

by Richard T. Stuebi I have subscribed to Forbes for over a decade because, unlike many other popular business journals, it seems to have a genuine voice — even if I sometimes disagree with it. On a plane flight from Cleveland to L.A. last Thursday night, I read the March 10, 2008 issue, and was […]

Wake Up Call

On February 11, 2008, in Blog, by Richard T. Stuebi

by Richard T. Stuebi Last week, three financial titans — Citigroup (NYSE: C), J.P. Morgan Chase (NYSE: JPM), and Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) — announced “The Carbon Principles” to provide guidance to energy companies in managing carbon risks. The upshot of The Carbon Principles is that these big banks are stating explicitly that, going forward, […]

Climate Legislation: Who Gains? Who Loses?

On December 13, 2007, in Blog, by Neal Dikeman

Most Americans now agree that something needs to be done to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions. Hopefully most Americans now appreciate that this is not a small, but even more so, not a simple problem. I am a big believer that the playing field for our low carbon future should start level, and the market […]