Making water from icebergs

Last week, former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden got a D-minus on a climate crisis report card ranking Democratic presidential candidates, courtesy of Greenpeace. This week, he called the issue an existential threat and proposed achieving 100% clean energy and net-zero emissions by 2050 as part of a $5 trillion climate plan that …

SMOS joins forces with top weather forecasting system

SMOS joins forces with top weather forecasting system 12-06-2019 11:20 AM CEST As of yesterday, 11 June 2019, measurements from ESA’s SMOS mission are being fully integrated into ECMWF’s forecasting system, allowing for a more accurate description of water content in soil.

Fritjof Capra speaks to The Heart of the Matter

“Ethical Markets highly recommends this informative video by our Advisory Board member, the esteemed physicist/ systems theorist: Dr. Fritjof Capra, who has been a wonderful ally and collaborator with me over many years!  This picture was taken with me in California, in 1982, while I was teaching at the University …

And the winners are…

The Biomimicry Youth Design Challenge is a hands-on, project-based learning experience that asks middle and high school students to design bio-inspired solutions to fight climate change. Last month, we announced the winners of the 2019 Challenge.  If you’ve never heard of Hottentot bread and think it comes from a bakery, think …

GGKP Knowledge Update | A New Global Language For Natural Resources, An Introduction to Green Economy for Parliamentarians

KNOWLEDGE UPDATE May 2019 – Issue 4 Featured News A New Global Language for Natural Resources A group of researchers from the UN Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC) have developed a new environmental classification system to fully categorize the renewable and non-renewable natural resources that underpin our economies. This represents a critical first …

ENB Update – 26 May 2019 | International Conference on Climate Action

Summary Reports International Conference on Climate Action (ICCA2019) 22-23 May 2019 | Heidelberg, Germany The International Conference on Climate Action (ICCA2019) took place in the lead-up to the UN Secretary-General’s Climate Action Summit, scheduled for September 2019, and focused on how vertical and horizontal cooperation can strengthen climate mitigation and …

2019-2020 Green Transition Scoreboard® Media Release

“PRIVATE GREEN INVESTING TOPS $10 TRILLION, EXPANDING CLEAN ENERGY, MEATLESS PLANT FOOD SECTOR WORLDWIDE” ST. AUGUSTINE, FL, USA, May 29, 2019: For Immediate Release: See FULL REPORT Ethical Markets Media Certified B. corporation releases its annual Green Transition Scoreboard for 2019-2020, tracking private green investments since 2009, now a cumulative …

Today is the EU’s Overshoot Day – Let’s #MoveTheDate

May 10, 2019, marks the date by which humanity would have exhausted nature’s annual budget if all people lived like EU residents, according to a new report by WWF and Global Footprint Network. Human society is supported by what nature provides – food, fiber, timber, carbon absorption, and land for …