Exelon Chairman and CEO John W. Rowe and Natural Resources Defense Council President Frances G. Beinecke today urged Midwest business leaders to support comprehensive climate legislation. In a panel discussion at the Economic Club of Chicago, Rowe and Beinecke said economy-wide cap-and-trade legislation to reduce greenhouse gas emissions is essential to our nation’s economy and the environment. “It is rare to see business and environmental groups... Read more..
As the economic crisis grows, and as leaders from around the world gather in Poland to address climate change, the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and the Laborers’ International Union of North America (LIUNA) announced today that they are joining the Blue Green Alliance. The Alliance is a growing labor-environmental partnership to mobilize the nation to transform the U.S. economy by investing in clean energy and other global warming... Read more..
VeruTEK Technologies Inc., a Cleantech company, announced today that it has won the Energy, Environment, Green Tech Company of the Year for 2008 presented by the Connecticut Technology Council (CTC) and the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technologies (CCAT). Dr. John Collins, President and CEO of VeruTEK, said, “In much the same way pharmaceutical companies develop cures for human illnesses, VeruTEK is developing green, sustainable, and high-tech... Read more..