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New Senate Climate Bill Rearranges the Deck Chairs

The new and improved senate climate bill is being rolled out in secret meetings and, frankly, it looks like a mess.

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November Top 10 Players in Green Energy: Nos. 1-5

GER‘s ranking�of the top ten players in green energy for the month of November are out! There are some new entries in our monthly ranking (Wilbur Ross, former BP exec. Vivienne Cox, Warren Buffet…) and some holdovers from the October ranking, (Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson and U.S.�Sens. Barbara�Boxer and John Kerry) that were kept on…

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Warren Buffet: Going Long on CO2

Yesterday, Warren Buffet‘s Berkshire Hathaway increased its stake in Exxon Mobil, buying some 1.28 million shares in the Texas oil and gas company. The stake was valued at about $87.6 million at the end of the third quarter. Albeit much smaller, the investment followed Buffet’s $44 billion acquisition of railroad giant Burlington Northern Santa Fe…

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He Said it Again: Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson Wants a Carbon Tax

Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson urged (again) for a tax on carbon rather than a market friendly cap-and-trade system, arguing that it would ensure predictable, transparent cost on greenhouse gas emissions. But as GER argued, Tillerson�s –�an unabashed�anti-regulation, free marketer — pro tax position might be a tactical move to delay passage of�any meaningful legislation….

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The Top Ten Players in Green Energy: Nos. 1-5

5: � A123 Systems It’s been a little more than a month since the initial public offering (IPO) of lithium-ion battery maker, A123 Systems. So far the stock is still trading above its IPO price. On Monday, November 2nd the stock closed at $19.54. The company went public on September 23 at $13.50. A couple…

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