Andrew Chung shares his views on the Post Solyndra Era. Will the failure of Solyndra have a significant impact on private sector cleantech investment? How does Chung respond to critics who say that cleantech investment is a disaster?
Christo and Jean Claude, two immigrant Americans, are showing the nation the vitality of its arts and the creative process in not only enhancing our lives, but also as a tool for economic development and well being.
Today Bill Weihl, Google's Green Czar, confirmed that he's leaving the company as of November 8th. What does this mean for the future of Green at Google?
I'd like to see our government investing in new energy infrastructure that welcomes participants into the marketplace, and promoting policies that diminish the need for subsidies and make all investments in renewable energy a better bet.
Deregulation, which is, in effect, competition, would move the onus from strapped taxpayers onto cash-rich utilities, assuming there is proper oversight.
Ironically, Exxon's significant increase in profits of late comes after its Chairman and CEO virtually pleaded in May with the pooh-bahs of the Senate Finance Committee to rein in the excessive speculation, if not manipulation, of oil on the commodity exchanges.
The United Nations predicts that on Halloween this year, the human population will hit the seven billion mark. But that's not even the scary statistic.
We know that we need several Nobel-worthy technology breakthroughs to get out of the current energy mess. We can sit around and hope. That, of course...
What Americans are demanding -- whether they are occupying Wall Street or not -- is that Washington stop helping us to death, and simply allow a level playing field for all to succeed or fail without the burden of a government that does too much and spends too much.
Don't go feeling too good about "your plan" yet, Obama. If it's anything like your promises to close Guantanamo, get troops out of Iraq and Afghanistan, keep unemployment under 8% or fix the economy ... all Americans are in trouble.
The Solyndra scandal highlights the flaws of the loan guarantee method of incentivizing promising technologies. It is therefore a failure of incentive design - and not of green energy.
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It's unlikely that President Barack Obama will be naming any tax proposals after George B. Kaiser. An investment by the Tulsa billionaire's family foundation in Solyndra has raised speculation that the administration acted in part to aid a financial supporter.
How about you? Are you bullish on our nation's green economy? Are you working in a green industry today? If not, are you working somewhere where new green jobs could be created if certain long-standing processes were questioned and new solutions created?