It's a farewell to arms for California sea stars.
May 6, 2014
It started off innocently enough. After months upon months of delays, the U.S. Senate was finally prepared to bring Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Rob Portman’s (R-OH) bipartisan Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act to the floor for a vote this week. But, an actual vote in the...
July 10, 2014
It’s 4 AM, and my Grandpa is waking me up telling me to get dressed so we can eat breakfast and leave for the mountains. It’s 1959, I am 5 years old, and to me, my head had just hit the pillow to go to sleep when Grandpa started to wake me up. Surely there must be some mistake; surely I can...
July 9, 2014
I was first introduced to the Sierra Club as a 23 year old participant on a rafting trip with Inspiring Connections Outdoors (ICO) -formerly Inner City Outings. There are fifty five ICO groups across the country and each group collaborates with community partners to go outdoors with people who may...
July 9, 2014
This week the New York Public Service Commission announced that it will require the state to invest in more clean energy as part of its renewable portfolio standard -- and all thanks to action from the Sierra Club and nine other groups.New York had been lagging behind in its progress to meet its...
July 8, 2014
About three weeks ago, I posted a piece called "RGS Energy, Tempered, Opportunistic Growth," an optimistic bit of coverage on one of our holdings, (RGSE), that included an 18-month price target of $10.00 per share. Since then, several developments and pieces of information have come to light that...
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