Renewable Energy & Sustainability

SmartBrief on Sustainability

News about the future of sustainable business

SmartBrief on Sustainability

Can you win people over by poking fun at them?

11/26/2014

  • FastCoExist

Marketing campaigns for good causes should be cautious about using humor to win people over, writes Phillip Haid. Mocking stereotypes can win you attention and jolt people into action, but such strate… Read More

Wind Energy SmartBrief

The latest wind energy news and information

Wind Energy SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Wind Energy Association

President Obama threatens "tax extenders" bill veto

11/26/2014

  • Bloomberg Businessweek
  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The
  • EENews.net (subscription required)
  • Politico

President Barack Obama issued a veto threat for a proposed "tax extenders" bill that would keep a large number of tax credits in place through 2015, over the omission by Republicans of the Earned Inco… Read More

RFA SmartBrief

News on ethanol and other biofuels

RFA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Renewable Fuels Association

Ethanol leaders react to EPA decision on RFS

11/26/2014

  • DTN/The Progressive Farmer

The Environmental Protection Agency's decision to delay announcing a 2014 final Renewable Fuel Standard gives the agency time to fix flaws in the proposed version of the rule, but it leaves a great de… Read More

A&WMA SmartBrief

Air and waste news for environmental professionals

A&WMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Air & Waste Management Association

EPA's mercury rule for power plants to get Supreme Court review

11/25/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to evaluate the Environmental Protection Agency's power plant rule related to mercury and other toxic emissions. It will hear arguments in the spring and will likely … Read More

Industrial BIOtech SmartBrief

News in the industrial biotech industry

Industrial BIOtech SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Biotechnology Industry Organization

Verdezyne to build biobased plant with Bio-XCell Malaysia

11/26/2014

  • Chemicals-Technology.com (U.K.)

Bio-XCell Malaysia and biotechnology firm Verdezyne expect to begin construction of a renewable-chemicals manufacturing plant next year in Malaysia. The biobased plant will use Verdezyne's yeast-ferme… Read More