Tag Archives | 2009

Holiday Time No1 2009

I know it seems that I’m never in. For my American readers, European companies offer at least 25 day’s holiday each year, and my generous employer offers slightly more. You’d take them, wouldn’t you?… So I am making a dint in my 2009 allocation.But there’ll still be things to see on the blog. I’ve been […]

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Obama wants to double renewables production

Over on Greentech media, there’s a piece about Obama wanting to double renewable energy production and make public buildings more energy efficient,  create three million new jobs. Through his Recovery and Reinvestment Plan with strategic investments as a down payment on long term economic future.Hopefully, he won’t have any technological favourites when it comes to […]

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A time to look back and a time to look forward

As 2008 draws to a close it is time to look back and assess how well I did in my predictions for 2008, at the start of the year, and let you know about a couple of guest bloggers who have very kindly agreed to guest post for me while I’m on holiday. The two […]

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Credit crunch may make it harder for farmers next year

The credit crunch may make it harder for US corn farmers to maintain overdrafts, raise loans and fund farming next year according to to this report from Bloomberg. 

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The US Ethanol Import tariff is under review

The 54-cent litre import duty on ethanol into the US could be reviewed in the 2009 budget, according to a report on Reuters discussed breifly on Facts About Ethanol. As the writer says the President proposes but Congress disposes. It will be interesting to see who lines up on which side of the debate,and wheter […]

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