Archive for 'Politics'

Politics Puts Solar Feed-in Tariff in the Shade

Politics Puts Solar Feed-in Tariff in the Shade

Posted on 09. Apr, 2010 by .

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The Los Angeles Business Council (LABC) could not have chosen a worse time to introduce a feasibility study (PDF) of a solar feed-in tariff for Los Angeles. The study, a joint project […]

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Understanding Trends in Solar Development: An Interview with Beautiful Earth Group

Understanding Trends in Solar Development: An Interview with Beautiful Earth Group

Posted on 05. Feb, 2010 by .

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I asked Lex Heslin, CEO and Founder of Beautiful Earth Group, a company in the process of developing Photovoltaic Installations in the Mojave Desert: “What are the most interesting trends […]

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Is Wind Power a Future Pathway for World Superpowers?

Is Wind Power a Future Pathway for World Superpowers?

Posted on 18. Dec, 2009 by .

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The United States and China have another area of competition: wind power.  What may have seemed as a trivial issue decades ago, wind power has become a pathway to economic […]

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Restaurant Compost: A Green Opportunity for Local Development and Sustainable Business

Restaurant Compost: A Green Opportunity for Local Development and Sustainable Business

Posted on 01. Dec, 2009 by .

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One of the biggest challenges facing the sustainability movement is developing a sustainable culture of sustainability, backed by green institutions, systems, and models that can be tapped into by citizens, […]

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GHG Institute’s Tim Stumhofer: Professionalizing Emissions Experts

GHG Institute’s Tim Stumhofer: Professionalizing Emissions Experts

Posted on 10. Nov, 2009 by .

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Tim Stumhofer is a Program Associate at the Green House Gas Management Institute, which provides professional training in greenhouse gas emissions accounting and verification – the first organization in the […]

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AlterEcho wants YOU to go green

AlterEcho wants YOU to go green

Posted on 08. Nov, 2009 by .

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In my recent conversation with Mark Heaney of AlterEcho, we discussed his passion for improving human health and the environment through environmental consulting services, and his belief that the marketplace […]

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Live Update from OG09: Become a Citizen of Hopenhagen!

Live Update from OG09: Become a Citizen of Hopenhagen!

Posted on 07. Nov, 2009 by .

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Even the Danish soccer team is doing it. It’s been incredibly inspirational to hear the story behind Hopenhagen here at Opportunity Green today.  Hopenhagen is: “The hope that in Copenhagen […]

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Interview with David Martinon, French Consul General, Part 2

Interview with David Martinon, French Consul General, Part 2

Posted on 05. Nov, 2009 by .

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  David Martinon is the Consul General at the Los Angeles French Consulate. In this role, he is responsible for promoting French culture and arts, science, and business, as well […]

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