Green Jobs Booming

October 27, 2009

But troubling outlook for manufacturing in the U.S.
by David L. Levy

Last week a student at our university sheepishly poked his head into my office and asked if I knew where the Center for Sustainable Enterprise and Regional Competitiveness (SERC) was located, as he was interested in the new University of Massachusetts clean energy programs [...]


Kerry-Boxer Bloated with Methane Offsets

October 22, 2009

David L. O’Connor argued in the prior post, Carbon Offsets Reduce Compliance Costs, that offsets available under the proposed Waxman-Markey cap-and-trade bill in the US would help reduce the cost of carbon allowances by about 70%, on average, between 2012 and 2050. The Kerry-Boxer version that emerged out of the Senate in early October has [...]

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Carbon Offsets Reduce Compliance Costs

October 12, 2009

Guest Contribution by David L. O’Connor, Senior Vice President for Energy and Clean Technology, ML Strategies. Reprinted by permission from original article.
In the emerging carbon economy‚ projects that reduce‚ eliminate‚ or sequester carbon emissions will have enormous value. An examination of climate change legislation recently passed by the U.S. House of Representatives1 indicates how important [...]

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Book Review: Sustainability Strategies

October 9, 2009

Review of: Sustainability Strategies: When Does it Pay to be Green? By Dr. Renato J. Orsato, Palgrave Macmillan, July 2009.
Dr. Renato J. Orsato is Senior Research Fellow at INSEAD Social Innovation Centre, France. He has been a researcher, educator, and consultant for the past 15 years.
Review by David L. Levy
From time to time I’ll be [...]

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