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Conning the Climate

No, it’s not abstract, up there in the clouds!” exclaimed Talita Beck. “I can see it. I can measure it.” We were talking about carbon emissions; Beck is an emissions assessor, a profession that did

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The Middle Class Two Income Trap

Two Breadwinners plus Extra Money to support the Banking Industry. How Middle Class Americans are losing Ground by Supporting the Financial Sector. MyBudget 360 (19 Feb 10) Continue reading the article. . .

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Disaster Capitalism is Green

The Economist (8 Feb 10) THERE was a time when conservation meant keeping people away from nature. America’s system of national parks, a model for similar set-ups around the world, was based on the idea

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Ron Paul Wins CPAC Presidential Straw

Talk about your political upsets. Texas Rep. Ron Paul, hero of a fervant band of libertarians, unexpectedly won the presidential straw poll at the Conservative Political Action Conference today, claiming 31% of the votes cast.

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Tesla Motors Execs Die in Plane Crash

Tesla Motors, makers of sporty electrical cars, filed their registration statement on January 29th to go public with a $100 million offering through Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, JP Morgan and Deutsch Bank. The offering would