Climate Change Business Journal Archives

CCBJ Vol IV No 04-05: Solar Energy

What Recession? Solar Surfs to 139% Growth Worldwide, 91% in U.S. Falling PV module prices and robust subsidies fuel the market. Europe still dominated the global PV market in 2010 but growth is shifting to North America as European feed-in tariffs decline and U.S. state renewable portfolio standards ramp up. Utility-scale development grew to 242 MW commissioned in 2010 - more than 1,000% growth from just two years earlier. This 36-page double edition examines what's behind the industry's growth in 2010 and explores the trends and market drivers that will shape the solar business going forward, with a focus on the U.S. market. All three solar technologies are covered in-depth: photovoltaic power, concentrating solar thermal power and solar water heating.

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CCBJ Vol IV No 02-03: Fossil Fuels

Will global fossil fuel dependence transition gradually or will policy measures, technology and strategic initiatives by industry make more revolutionary changes possible? This double edition covers various scenarios in each major emitter segment and puts them together in overviews of short- and long-term business opportunities for those providing solutions.

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CCBJ Vol IV No 01: Executive Review

Second annual CCBJ Business Achievement Awards, featuring winners from a range of segments and size categories. Q&A interviews with top executives in energy efficiency technology funding, the nuclear industry, sustainable infrastructure development, water treatment, greenhouse gas management, project financing, low carbon power in the utility business, and legal developments.

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CCBJ Vol III No 12: North American Climate Policy Edition

With the November 2010 election foreclosing prospects for a federal cap-and-trade bill before 2013, CCBJ examines state and provincial and the multiple rulemaking initiatives of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in our new North American Climate Policy edition.

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CCBJ Vol III No 10-11: Annual Overview of the Climate Change Industry

After the demise of Kerry-Graham-Lieberman in the spring and the Republican rout in November, climate legislation has a snowball's chance in Canc¨²n of being passed by 2012. Yet the broader spectrum of drivers that propel business in CCBJ's climate change industry sustained modest 2% growth in 2009 and 2010 and look strong going forward.

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CCBJ Vol III No 08-09: Information Technology in the Climate Change Industry

In this double edition, CCBJ draws on expertise from scores of analysts and business leaders, as well as third-party research, to show how IT tools are enhancing GHG mitigation strategies and-in the case of the smart grid, intelligent transportation and other segments-essentially creating new industries.

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