Fed official: Climate change is an ‘international market failure’ | Grist

Fed official: Climate change is an ‘international market failure’ By Eric Holthaus on Mar 26, 2019 Climate change was already worrying enough — now a report from the U.S. central bank cautions that rising temperatures and extreme storms could eventually trigger a financial collapse. A Federal Reserve researcher warned in …

Climate panel disbanded by Trump, now regrouped, releases its report: Framework for translating science into local action

“Ethical Markets congratulates Columbia University’s Earth Institute, New York State and the American Meteorological Society for the initiative! ~Hazel Henderson, Editor”   Climate panel disbanded by Trump, now regrouped, releases its report: Framework for translating science into local action https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/04/190404094939.htm A federal advisory committee started meeting in 2016 to explore …

Financing Green April 2019 Issue

Spring is here…at least officially, according to the vernal equinox! With the change of the time and season in the U.S., we welcome all that awakens after the winter slumber. As China has just finished its Two Sessions, we are looking forward to all the work to be done ahead …

The World’s Students Have Spoken. It’s Time to Listen—and Act.

On March 15, an estimated 1.6 million students in 120 countries participated in the Global Student Climate Strike, calling on leaders to act with the urgency the climate crisis needs. Inspired and humbled by their courage, our Leaders shared their support and thanked these students for reminding the world what …

“Monetary Policy Takes Center Stage: MMT, QE or Public Banks?”

“Monetary Policy Takes Center Stage: MMT, QE or Public Banks?” As alarm bells sound over the advancing destruction of the environment, a variety of Green New Deal proposals have appeared in the US and Europe, along with some interesting academic debates about how to fund them. Monetary policy, normally relegated …

What Government By The People Looks Like

Budgeting By The People Imagine if government budget processes weren’t obscure and remote, but were designed so that you, collaborating with other members of your community, had a direct role in deciding how your tax dollars were spent. The latest edition of The Next System Podcast shows where participatory budgeting …

Green Growth News – March 2019

Towards Green Growth in Emerging Market Economies This paper provides a cross-country review of progress towards green growth in selected emerging market economies that are members or partners of the OECD. It draws on the country studies conducted within the OECD Environmental Performance Review Programme for Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Indonesia, …

POSITIVE MONEY: event at the European Parliament: Register now

  In less than three weeks Positive Money Europe is co-hosting an exciting event at the European Parliament in Brussels, together with Ramon Tremosa and Pervenche Berès, members of the European Parliament. Event: Building up a more democratic and gender- balanced European Central Bank Venue: European Parliament, PHS 5B1 (Brussels) …

Special Issue: Economics and the Ecosystem

real-world economics review Please click here to support this open-access journal and the WEA Subscribers: 26,210    subscribe    RWER Blog    ISSN 1755-9472    back issues A journal of the World Economics Association (WEA) 14,432 members, join Issue no. 87 19 March 2019 Special Issue ??????? ???????Economics and the Ecosystem   download whole …

IIRC Newsletter-Registration for Global Conference 2019

  Have you registered to attend the IIRC’s Global Conference 2019? This year, we will be discussing and analysing the ever evolving understanding of what constitutes value. Helping businesses drive an innovative and modern approach to business, ensuring their business models reflect some of the seismic shifts in technology, globalization and …