Playing the Trump card

Waiting on an answer Trump’s Still Deciding Whether to Leave Paris Climate Deal   President Trump hasn’t yet decided whether to keep the U.S. in the landmark Paris agreement on climate change, but is leaning toward exiting the accord, sources told Bloomberg News, following reports that Trump had already made …

Climate Risking the Trump Brand

Backing out of the U S Commitment to the 2015 UN Climate Accords signed in Paris by 195 nations, Trump himself risks derailing his own brand and Trump-branded properties worldwide.  This additional unforced error, warned against by his top advisors, from Rex Tillerson, Gary Cohn and a host of corporate chiefs …

Fuel from the air technology provides a path to new business for OPEC countries

“We are watching such new technologies for using or sequestering carbon and how they will affect risks for stranded fossil reserves, see our 2017 Green Transition Scoreboard “DEEPENING GREEN FINANCE “, now at www.ethicalmarkets.com We are also  partnering with the 9th Carbon Dioxide Utilization Summit, Reykjavik, Iceland , Oct 18-19, 2017 exploring options …

US nuclear regulators greatly underestimate potential for nuclear disaster Nuclear spent fuel fire could force millions of people to relocate

US nuclear regulators greatly underestimate potential for nuclear disaster Nuclear spent fuel fire could force millions of people to relocate Date: May 25, 2017 Source: Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs Summary: The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission relied on faulty analysis to justify its refusal to …

Green Growth News – May 2017

  Tackling Environmental Problems with the Help of Behavioural Insights Drawing on interventions initiated by ministries and agencies responsible for environment and energy, as well as cross-government behavioural insights teams, this report portrays how behavioural sciences have been integrated into the policy-making process. Read more…   Mobilising Bond Markets for …

SDG Update – 16 May 2017 – IISD’s SDG Knowledge Hub

GUEST ARTICLES Promoting Public Participation to Make the Paris Agreement Work Harro van Asselt, University of Eastern Finland and Stockholm Environment Institute; and Sébastien Duyck, Center for International Environmental Law and Arctic Centre, University of Lapland The adoption of the Paris Agreement in 2015 marked a significant shift in the …