Clean Energy Investing Rose by a Third: The team at New Energy Finance says that investment in global clean energy rose by a third in 2007 to $117 billion. Giggity, giggity — Reuters.
Cali Sues EPA Over Vehicle Emissions: Guess the Governator’s threat to sue over California’s right to enforce vehicle-emitting laws, wasn’t just an empty movie line; the state sued the EPA on Wednesday — SF Chronicle.
Most Clean Energy Stocks Lookin’ Good in 2008: A report from Thomas Weisel Partners says investors will remain very interested in the alt-sector, with solar and demand response getting the biggest near term gains. Though solar could be a “black hole,” in the second half of the year. — media.cleantech.com.
How Much Energy Does that Ethanol Take?: The Invisible Green Hand points out that energy usage is an important variable in the production of ethanol, given energy costs are the second biggest variable cost component of ethanol production after the price of corn — The Invisible Green Hand.
Toshiba Micro-Nuke . . . Seriously?: A lil nuclear for everyone. If this image and product are real, we’re hoping nuclear never meets regular joe consumer — Engadget.