GreenMonk Energy and Sustainability show for Monday January 25th

We had a great show today – almost all positive stories and lots of interaction – see below for the transcript:

Tom Raftery :
Hey all – Monday Jan 25th, show kicking off in 10 mins

Alice :
yes

Fabian :
yes

Tom Raftery :
http://uk.reuters.com/article/idUKTRE60I16A20100119
http://en.rian.ru/infographics/20100122/157651199.html
http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20100121/wl_africa_afp/kenyaethiopiaenergyelectricitysocietyenvironment
http://www.environmentalleader.com/2010/01/20/senator-murkowski-aims-to-shut-down-ghg-reg/
http://www.sbsun.com/news/ci_14219650
http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/jan/21/ozone-united-states-asian-pollution
http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE60O0UC20100125?feedType=RSS&feedName=environmentNews&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+reuters%2Fenvironment+%28News+%2F+US+%2F+Environment%29&utm_content=Google+Reader
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/jan/24/beijing-cycling-capital-plans
http://ecogeek.org/computing-and-gadgets/3047-greenpeace-releases-2010-green-electronics-ranking?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+EcoGeek+%28EcoGeek%29&utm_content=Google+Reader

monkchips :
hello mate. we really need to establish better reminder mechanisms than twitter.
i missed your reminder!
and HELLO!

Tom Raftery :
http://cleantechnica.com/2010/01/24/samsung-signs-66-billion-solar-and-wind-power-deal-with-ontario-canada/

mikethebee :
How about and alarm clock

monkchips :
is the turtleneck in honour of this week’s tablet?

Tom Raftery :
http://cleantechnica.com/2010/01/24/samsung-signs-66-billion-solar-and-wind-power-deal-with-ontario-canada/

mikethebee :
Tom wishes his body to ‘disappear’ into the background

Tom Raftery :
http://practicalsustainability.blogspot.com/2010/01/ghg-software-innovation-continues-60.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Practicalsustainability+%28PracticalSustainability%29&utm_content=Google+Reader
http://www.businessgreen.com/business-green/news/2256640/carbon-reporting-software

monkchips :
to be fair Verdantix has done a stunning job of tracking the carbon accounting firms…
ya think?>
SAS – i really liked their honesty/approach

Tom Raftery :
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/24/business/energy-environment/24idaho.html?th&emc=th
http://meridianandthecoolwind.blogspot.com/

mikethebee :
And our UK utility has just bumped up the price of the low user tier and reduced the upper usage tier price

Tom Raftery :
http://climateprogress.org/2010/01/11/obama-energy-climate-one-year-in-office/
http://blog.connectedplanetonline.com/briefingroom/2009/12/17/vice-president-biden-kicks-off-72-billion-recovery-act-broadband-program/
http://www.betterplace.com/company/press-release-detail/better-place-secures-350-million-series-b-round-led-by-hsbc-group/

marilynpratt :
Wow more funding than Haiti received

Joe :
Great news from Better Place – just such a shame that the Olympics People decided to choose BMW rather than Nissan for the London Olympics, so we aren’t going to see a BetterPlace network in London by 2012…

Tom Raftery :
http://www.guardian.co.uk/sustainability/paper-ethical-sourcing-supply-chain-carbon-footprint
http://blogs.msdn.com/see/archive/2010/01/20/city-of-miami-using-windows-7-to-reduce-power-costs.aspx
http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2010/jan/17/carbon-diaries-saci-lloyd-television

monkchips :
cathy lloyd? the topless model? ;-)

Tom Raftery :
http://www.parliament.uk/parliamentary_offices/post/new.cfm
http://www.grist.org/article/2010-01-19-stephen-colbert-on-mountaintop-removal-mining-video/

monkchips :

Tom- you should get the show transcribed every week.
get some blog posts out of it.


mikethebee :

I am tagging my green news on twitter with #greenmonk. I hope that will help ppl filter it for this show.

marilynpratt :
++! @monkchips

monkchips :
good show tom!

marilynpratt :
THANKS

Alice :
All really interesting, thank you very much Tom

Ian B :
Thanks Tom

mikethebee :
Cheers

Tom Raftery :
Thanks everyone for your time, interest and participation in the comments – always great

Joe :
Cheers Tom