Africa Regional Meeting Prepares Africa Consensus Statement to Rio+20

Africa Regional Meeting Prepares Africa Consensus Statement to Rio+20 25_October 2011: The UN Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD or Rio+20) Africa Regional Preparatory Meeting was organized by UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the African Union (AU). Participants deliberated on the themes and objectives …

G20 Leaders Must Put People Before Bankers – ITUC OnLine

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION ITUC OnLine G20 Leaders Must Put People Before Bankers Brussels, 31 October 2011 (ITUC OnLine): G20 leaders must meet the demands of working people at the G20 summit in Cannes on 3-4 November 2011 and deliver on their promises to reform the financial sector. As the …

Now Available ­ The G20 Cannes Summit 2011: A New Way Forward

Now available – The G20 Cannes Summit 2011: a New Way Forward The G20 Research Group proudly announces its latest publication — “The G20 Cannes Summit 2011: A New Way Forward” — published by Newsdesk Media. The publication, which provides background of the issues on the G20 agenda, offers insights …

Renewable Portfolio Standards, FITs, and Federalism

Join us live November 16, 2011 in a city near you or via telephone & webinar. Register There is no host location in a city near you. Register above to participate live via interactive webinar and teleconference. Interested in hosting this teleconference in your city? Click here! Depending on one’s …

Essential viewing for UNEP-FI delegates

What’s The Connection? What’s the Connection – between the March tsunami disaster and Japan’s first ‘smart city’? Find the connection and then explore magnificent Masdar, a city that’s breaking the boundaries to going green. Read more The Power Of Wind How do we turn wind energy into green energy to …

Why the message from Rio+20 matters more than ever

Why the message from Rio+20 matters more than ever The upcoming summit must take account of the public’s psychological dimensions if it is going to transform climate change cynics into champions of sustainable living George Bernard Shaw saw the world as divided into two sorts of people. Those who looked …

German Finance Minister Schauble Calls for a Eurozone Tobin Tax

We at Ethical Markets have called for a Global Financial Transactions Tax, but this is a start!, Hazel Henderson, Editor German Finance Minister Schäuble Calls for a Eurozone Tobin Tax Posted: 31 Oct 2011 12:12 AM PDT A key German finance leader is talking tough about financial reform. But will …

New issue of newsletter on EU financial reform

Editorial: The failure of financial reforms through undemocratic means Just before the G-20 Summit on 3-4 November 2011 in Cannes, the global financial system was once again at a state of crisis. Serious and escalating problems are coming from the Eurozone and European banks that own bonds from heavily indebted …

#OccupyWallStreet Alternative Banking Working Group Meeting in NYC Sunday @ 3 PM

The Natural Chaos of Markets Posted: 28 Oct 2011 11:22 PM PDT By Sell on News, a global macro equities analyst. Cross posted from MacroBusiness Having just watched the second episode of All Watched Over By Machines of Loving Grace by my favourite documentary maker Adam Curtis, in which he …