Sunday Drive-by Grassroots Economics

Lynne Kiesling Idea courtesy of Paul Kedrosky, who posted a list of on-the-ground observations of economic activity. Yesterday I spent a couple of hours browsing and running some errands at my nearby suburban mall, and both the vehicle traffic there and back and the foot trafffic while there seemed light. But by the time I … More Sunday Drive-by Grassroots Economics

Can Green Bank Proposal Pass the Laugh Test?

Michael Giberson The Houston Chronicle has an article on a proposal to set up a federally-chartered bank to lend billions of dollars to renewable energy projects. Renewable energy ‘green bank’ idea takes root By TOM FOWLER Copyright 2009 Houston Chronicle A coalition of energy companies hopes to reinvigorate the market for funding renewable energy projects … More Can Green Bank Proposal Pass the Laugh Test?