18 Apr '12, 8pm

My new post: Cleantech support in the US about to fall off a cliff. On new Brookings/Breakthrough/WRI report.

My new post: Cleantech support in the US about to fall off a cliff. On new Brookings/Breakthrough/WRI report.

If you care about cleantech in the U.S., this graph should make your blood run cold: That’s from a new report — “Beyond Boom and Bust: Putting Clean Tech on a Path to Subsidy Independence ” — from folks at the Breakthrough Institute, Brookings Institution, and World Resources Institute. It’s a welcome and much-needed attempt to put some numbers behind the debate over federal cleantech support. It’s divided into three parts. The first tells the story of cleantech policy over the last five years. Early in his term, Obama unleashed a ton of support for cleantech, mainly via the stimulus bill, but also by funding some programs from the Bush era and earlier. At around $150 billion, federal cleantech spending from 2009-2014 will amount to over three times what was spent from 2002-2008. But that funding is dropping off a cliff: In the absence of legislative action to extend or re...

Full article: http://grist.org/cleantech/u-s-cleantech-support-about-to...

Tweets

The Pending Subsidy Cliff, And the Way Out via ...

renewableenergyworld.com 19 Apr '12, 4pm

These cliffs are seen as a part of the renewables landscape, and the hope has been that the perceived drop would be too st...

The Pending Subsidy Cliff, And the Way Out

The Pending Subsidy Cliff, And the Way Out

renewableenergyworld.com 19 Apr '12, 2pm

These cliffs are seen as a part of the renewables landscape, and the hope has been that the perceived drop would be too st...

@aljazfajmut please see this page on how to get...

watir.com 17 Apr '12, 10pm

, Google custom search engine that searches Watir web sites, wiki, bug tracker, source and all Watir related mailing lists...

58 sessions presented by industry professionals...

eeba.org 17 Apr '12, 4pm

Excellence in Building Conference September 25-27, 2012 | Scottsdale, AZ Thank you to the 2012 Conference Sponors and Pres...

Social Search: Dead On Arrival? Or On Life Support?

Social Search: Dead On Arrival? Or On Life Supp...

searchengineland.com 17 Apr '12, 5pm

If you were the spokesperson for the SEO industry, what would your stand on this issue of manipulating Social Search resul...

No, The New iPad (3rd generation) does NOT Supp...

liewcf.com 18 Apr '12, 4pm

Apple Releases iOS 5.1 Update: Fix Battery Life Bug, Delete Photo Stream's Images, Japanese Siri, Disable 3G and More Down...

No, Bing Doesn’t Support Pagination Attributes ...

searchengineland.com 19 Apr '12, 6pm

Last week, the Bing Webmaster blog published a post about how Bing handles rel=”next” and rel=”prev” attributes . On the s...

I'm hiring!! Check this out! & Think you qualif...

jobstreet.com.sg 18 Apr '12, 7am

We are looking for a creative producer to work in collaboration with the videographer cum editor to come up with programme...

Doubling Down to Support Renewable Energy Jobs

Doubling Down to Support Renewable Energy Jobs

renewableenergyworld.com 17 Apr '12, 12pm

While in Vermont last month, President Obama called for a "doubling down" in support of clean energy. Prior to taking the ...

Organic cotton shows dramatic fall

Organic cotton shows dramatic fall

ecotextile.com 19 Apr '12, 10am

TEXAS – A sharp decline in the production of organic cotton in India and the rise of ‘sustainable cotton’ is being blamed ...

My own little version of “Best of DomainTools” ...

domainnamewire.com 20 Apr '12, 6pm

Guy mistakenly thinks I’m associated with expired domain spam. DomainTools has an occasional feature on its blog about peo...

Girls In Tech hold their own in a guy's world

Girls In Tech hold their own in a guy's world

straitstimes.com 22 Apr '12, 1am

Members of GIT Singapore (from left): Ms Rachel Tang, Ms Geraldine Neo, Ms Liyana Sulaiman (seated, in red), Ms Amelia Che...

@StartupStockEx thx for the ping. We would love...

sgentrepreneurs.com 23 Apr '12, 3am

Web Wednesday: Key Takeaways and Hidden Gems from National Association of Broadcasters 2012 – 25 Apr Experience HTML5 on M...