Posts Tagged ‘ renewable energy ’

Bill Gates Backs Renewable Battery Start-up

Feb 2nd, 2014 | Filed under: Energy, Featured Post

John Daly,, looks at the renewable battery start-up firm that has caught the eyes of Bill Gates, Kleiner Perkins, Foundation Capital and more.

The Political Implications of America’s Oil & Gas Boom

Jan 29th, 2013 | Filed under: Commodities, Today's Post

James Stafford of talks to economist James Kwak about the implications of the U.S. oil and gas boom.

The Investor’s Climate Change Conundrum: Is It Worth Watching Your Hamptons Beach House Sink Beneath the Waves Just to Make a Few Bucks from Carbon Emitters?

Dec 13th, 2011 | Filed under: Alpha Strategies, Infrastructure, Today's Post

We report on a talk given by Dr. Keith Crane of the Rand Organization about renewable energy and climate change at a meeting of the FInancial Policy Council. Dr. Crane showed that the cost differences between renewables and coal shrink when the costs of carbon emission controls are also counted. Subsequent research revealed possible reasons why the average person in the United States has a unique inability to accept climate science, in opposition to the conclusions of the U. S. Defense Department.