EthicsWorld: June 3, 2008

Ethics and Employees* Merck Chief Ethics Officer Selected as Chair of Fellows Program – Jacqueline E. Brevard, vice president and chief ethics and compliance officer of Merck & Co., Inc., will chair the Ethics Resource Center’s Fellows Program. The group draws together a number of ethics experts and has become …

Earth Policy News – Falling Water Tables, Falling Harvests

Posted June 4, 2008. Earth Policy Institute. Plan B 3.0 Book Byte. By Lester R. Brown. http://www.earth-policy.org/Books/Seg/PB3ch04_ss2.htm Scores of countries are overpumping aquifers as they struggle to satisfy their growing water needs. The drilling of millions of irrigation wells has pushed water withdrawals beyond recharge rates, in effect leading to …

Cleanwatch

Welcome to CLEANWATCH. Each issue offers the latest news, events, and other resources on clean energy, transportation, water, and materials. Cafe Musings (or How Clean Tech is Becoming Ubiquitous) by Ron Pernick Back in 1996, already three years into the Net revolution, I recall sitting in San Francisco Bay Area …

Greener Computing News: June 4, 2008

If you’re looking to green your IT infrastructure, one of the most important things you can do is choose the right partner, one that takes the environment and climate change as seriously as you do. How to judge whether a partner does that? One way is to examine their own …

NewEnergyNews

Posted June 4, 2008 WINDPOWER 2008, DAY 2: WIND IS CLEAN AND PLENTIFUL BUT ABOUT ‘CLEAN’ COAL THERE ARE QUESTIONS SOLAR BREAKTHROUGH: ONE STEP CLOSER YESTERDAY: WINDPOWER 2008, DAY 1: TOMORROW IS HERE RATION EMISSIONS? SUN TO RUN COMPUTERS FOR SIERRA LEONE SCHOOL

NGLS Update

A bi-weekly newsletter designed to keep you informed on the latest UN and NGO activities Upcoming events ECOSOC Addresses Global Food Crisis 28 May – 13 June International Labor Conference Acute humanitarian needs must be met in order to stem the crisis caused by soaring food prices, but it was …

Solar Living Workshops

Summer is on its way, and so is a season of fun-filled sustainable living education! This issue is focused on upcoming inspirational educational opportunities. Jun 4 PV 920: Solar Sales & Marketing Sacramento, CA Jun 5 PV 912: Economics of Solar: Making the Financial Case Sacramento, CA Jun 6 PV …

NGLS Civil Society Observer

Posted June 4, 2008. Volume 5, Issue 2. March-April-May 2008 Special Section: Food Crisis Today, the world is witnessing escalating social tension in many countries across the globe as a result of the sharp rise in the price of basic food. This development has the potential to dramatically increase the …