Friday Funday: Solar Nerd Joke

While I probably only got a laugh from only the most hard core solar folks, the jokes become just slightly less hilarious when compared to a few stats from this article in United Press International from the U.S. Minerals Management Services on the quadrupling of oil spills since 2000 including the infamous BP Oil Spill…

Friday Fun-Day: Which Country has a Bigger Tree?

According to The Carbon Trust – it’s the United Kingdom. In addition to the distinction of being the source of Shakespeare, the Industrial Revolution, and teeth that cry out for a capable dentist, the UK’s corporations also spend the most on sustainability and are the most likely to have a program with specific targets and reporting…

A Totally Sweet Book on a Smelly Start-Up: Terracycle

REVOLUTION IN A BOTTLE: How Terracycle is Eliminating the Idea of Waste by TOM SZAKY (Founder of Terracycle, the company that recycles cigarette butts, dirty diapers, and everything in between) $9.99 on Barnes & Noble Nook $7.99 on Amazon Kindle $0.01 Used on Amazon <—awesome There is a disclaimer to be made here.  I didn’t really have…

Peering Ahead One Year (TSLA)

Today, Deutsche Bank raised the price target for Tesla Motors (TSLA) from $160 to $200, maintaining a BUY rating. In a nice demonstration of a self-fulfilling prophesy, TSLA is up $13 or about 8% at the announcement to $179. Let’s look forward, into the next year.  Tesla will likely go up to $200, and probably exceed it for…

The Business of Sustainability

“I always make the business case for sustainability. It’s so compelling. Our costs are down, not up. Our products are the best they have ever been. Our people are motivated by a shared higher purpose — esprit de corps to die for. And the goodwill in the marketplace — it’s just been astonishing.” – Ray…