The Daily Sprout


Prince Beams in to Save Climate: Prince Charles appeared before 2,500 delegates at the World Future energy summit via life-sized hologram and invoked the name of “our creator” in an effort to spur leaders to reduce emissions – Guardian Unlimited.

Chevron Partners with Solazyme for Algae Fuel: Chevron is looking to develop and test biodiesel building blocks made from algae with the five-year-old biotech Solazyme. Financial details were not released – CNNMoney.

FTSE Debuts Global Eco Index: The index will measure 50 of the largest cleantech companies. This follows similar recent “green” indexes launches from Standard and Poor, Merrill Lynch, and Barclays – GreenBiz.

Transmissions Lines for Renewables at Odds with NIMBY Environmentalists: The U.S. electrical grid is in sorry shape and to add new, far-flung green power sources will take considerable new transmissions lines. These lines are not hitting resistance with local environmental groups –

The “Mouse” That Roared in Bali: The representative from Papua New Guinea who asked a stubborn United States to
“Please get out of the way,” sits down for a video interview with The New York Times – NYTimes.



Green energy is definitely the best solution in most cases. Technology like solar energy, wind power, fuel cells, zaps electric vehicles, EV hybrids, etc have come so far recently. Green energy even costs way less than oil and gas in many cases.


I just stumbled across your reference to my article on Seeking Alpha; I’m glad you found it worth linking to. One request- in the future when you find my articles on Seeking Alpha, I’d appreciate it if you’d link to the originals on, rather than the syndicated version.

Thanks, Tom Konrad

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