Archive for November, 2011
An Inside Look at how US Lobbyists hope to Defeat OWS ! Hazel Henderson, Editor Click here to read "Vancity Resilient Capital Program - Public Private NGO partnership"
Sustainable Financial Markets Climate, Bonds and Standards by Nick Silver Posted: 27 Nov 2011 05:34 PM PST NSFM director and Climate Bonds Initiative co-founder Nick Silver sets the bar for investors who say they have a long-term investment approach and a commitment to taking inter-generational matters seriously as they discharge their [...]
EU-Africa Scientific Cooperation on Climate Change Presented by the European Commission, Directorate-General for Research and Innovation Luca Perez, European Commission (EC), presented successful scientific cooperation between the EU and Africa, focusing on the relationship among climate change and water, health and adaptive strategies. [...]
Economist Steve Keen on bankrupting banks and nationalising the financial system Interview on BBC World News Hardtalk, November 2011 http://youtu.be/SkesgECRXtM Steve Keen is Associate Professor of Economics & Finance at the University of Western Sydney and author of Debunking Economics. He also writes the blog Debtwatch. Keen [...]
FANNIE AND FREDDIE: THE ELEPHANTS IN THE ROOM by Sarah Stranahan, New Economy Network and Ethical Markets Advisory Board House Republicans recently introduced eight separate bills to limit and disempower the two big Government Service Enterprises (GSEs), Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Republicans in the House argue that failure to destroy the [...]
Growth, Wellbeing and Quality of Life By Daniela Kolbe, Member of the German Parliament ("Bundestag") and Chair of the Study Commission on ‘Growth, Wellbeing and Quality of Life’. The ‘Beyond GDP’ debate concerns not only civil society and international organizations but is also discussed within individual national societies, [...]
Renewable Power Trumps Fossils for First Time as UN Talks Stall By Alex Morales - Nov 25, 2011 8:13 AM ET Enlarge image Renewable Power Trumps Fossils for First Time Blades for Vestas Wind Systems A/S wind turbines are stored at the company's factory in Tianjin, China. The findings indicate the world is shifting toward consuming more [...]
Opening speech at the launch of the Climate Bonds Standard by co-founder, Nick Silver Let me deal with each word in turn: Climate, Bonds and Standards 1. Climate. Everyone seems to have forgotten about climate change – it’s dropped right down or even off the agenda. We have been distracted by rather serious [...]
Clean Energy Stunner: Renewable Power Tops Fossil Fuels for First Time Joe Romm, ClimateProgress: 26 Nov 2011 07:28 AM PST Renewable energy is surpassing fossil fuels for the first time in new power-plant investments, shaking off setbacks from the financial crisis…. Electricity from the wind, sun, waves and biomass drew $187 billion [...]
Nuclear emergency in Japan: lessons for India NL-Aid As stated by Hazel Henderson, a columnist (Deccan Herald of 29.6.2010), “Nuclear energy, heavily subsidized since its inception, is still the most ...