Clean Investment Boom could Liberate NYC Economy

FreeClearNYC is not an investment advice service, but we are sharing this report from the HotSpring Network on the coming economic paradigm shift, toward an all-clean energy economy. There is a rapid uptick in major capital investment in clean energy on the horizon, and as the United States moves to recapture its world-leading status in … Continue reading Clean Investment Boom could Liberate NYC Economy

Carbon Fuel Reimbursement: America’s Christmas Bonus

All I want for Christmas is you… … supporting a carbon fuel reimbursement for American families. Here’s why: we are living in what could be described as a “carbon bubble economy”. Market forces have failed to price carbon-dioxide-emitting fuels accurately, and so we have been experiencing a protracted economic boom, based in part on the … Continue reading Carbon Fuel Reimbursement: America’s Christmas Bonus

ClimateTalks Roundtable: GOOD Economics in a Destabilized Climate

The ClimateTalks.info roundtable and lecture series, at Villanova University, continued on Nov. 26, 2012, with an event focusing on GOOD Economics in a Destabilized Climate. (This event—originally scheduled for Nov. 1—had been postponed, due to the region-wide impact of Superstorm Sandy.) Dr. Maghan Keita, PhD, director of Villanova’s Institute for Global and Interdisciplinary Studies, will … Continue reading ClimateTalks Roundtable: GOOD Economics in a Destabilized Climate

Inaugural Edition of HotSpring Quarterly

The inaugural edition of the HotSpring Quarterly is now live and online, available for free browser reading and download, through our Issuu.com library. (explore the embedded ebook below) Welcome to the inaugural edition of The Hot Spring Quarterly. This publication represents the work of a community of thinkers, researchers, reporters, educators, innovators and committed change-makers, … Continue reading Inaugural Edition of HotSpring Quarterly

Support Bill Barron for US Senate

Bill Barron is running as an independent for the United States Senate seat currently held by Republican Orrin Hatch, of Utah. Bill’s commitment to our achieving our absolute best in terms of stewardship of the natural environment, conservation of wilderness, natural resources and life-sustaining ecosystems, is the foundation for a campaign that will give Americans … Continue reading Support Bill Barron for US Senate

Inaugural edition of Poet Economist’s Deep Green Daily

Today, we launched the Poet Economist’s Deep Green Daily, a paper.li newspaper, compiled from curated Twitter feeds related to green and sustainable policy and technology breakthroughs. The inaugural editorial note went as follows:  Deep green economics means thinking beyond sustainability, to forge a future that is not only characterized by a balanced relationship with nature, … Continue reading Inaugural edition of Poet Economist’s Deep Green Daily

Deep Green Economy: Real-time sustainable social justice

DEEP GREEN ECONOMY Real-time Sustainable Social Justice January 26, 2012 We are moving through a period of global economic transition. The new economy will favor complexity over hierarchy, and work with ecosystems and civil society, to achieve a more harmonious relationship between individuals and their environment. There are certain key points that will define this … Continue reading Deep Green Economy: Real-time sustainable social justice

Building a Green Economy – presented at Corning Energy Conference

On Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011, I had the great privilege of delivering the Building a Green Economy talk at the Energy Security conference in Corning, New York. I had the added privilege of headlining the conference with the great Bill McKibben, whose work organizing millions to raise their voices for responsible energy and climate policy … Continue reading Building a Green Economy – presented at Corning Energy Conference

Blueprint for a Renewable Energy Infrastructure Bank

We need a system of cooperative public-private infrastructure financing, a national infrastructure bank. But we also need to use that fabric of cooperative investment and output to foster specific areas of major improvement to our national economy. The model could be replicated across the world, but the US is uniquely positioned to deploy this solution … Continue reading Blueprint for a Renewable Energy Infrastructure Bank