ENB Update – 27 August 2019 | BBNJ | CITES CoP 18 | Post-2020 Biodiversity Framework

Daily Reports [See photos] Marine Biological Diversity of Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction (BBNJ)27 August 2019 | UN Headquarters, New York Delegates attending the third session of the Intergovernmental Conference (IGC) on the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Marine Biodiversity of Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction (BBNJ) met in an informal working …

The world faces an invisible crisis of water quality.

Beneath the surface: The invisible water crisis The world faces an invisible crisis of water quality that is eliminating potential economic growth and threatening human and environmental well-being. Learn more in our new report, Quality Unknown. Why it’s never too early to think about getting old When that time comes, …

Climate change to shrink economies of rich, poor, hot and cold countries alike unless Paris Agreement holds

Climate change to shrink economies of rich, poor, hot and cold countries alike unless Paris Agreement holds https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/08/190819082450.htm   Detrimental economic effects of global warming are likely to go beyond those being discussed in policy circles — particularly for wealthier nations, say researchers. Study suggests that 7% of global GDP …

WRI Digest: The World’s Overlooked Water Access Crisis | Brazil’s Other Rainforest | Latin American and Caribbean Climate Week

“Ethical Markets highly recommends WRI research on all the water-food-land-energy issues which comports with our own in our Green Transition Scoreboard reports: “CAPTURING CO2 WHILE IMPROVING HUMAN NUTRITION & HEALTH, 2018  and “TRANSITIONING TO  SCIENCE-BASED INVESTING“ 2019-2020 (free downloads from www.ethicalmarkets.com ).  We would only ask that they and IPCC …

How consciousness arose from 3.8 billion years of trying to survive

Today we hear that the million-member All of Us study will also offer genetic counselling, ponder a day when quantum computers bring down almost all encryption and learn how consciousness arose from 3.8 billion years of trying to survive. Researchers running a genetic-sequencing project are recruiting participants from groups that …

“Empty Planet: An Alternative Future?”

© Hazel Henderson, 2019 While the authors of Empty Planet’s  see a population bust, the United Nations (UN) sees population growth and diminishing land, water, and food supplies in “Climate Change and Land”.  These two contrasting forecasts of humanity’s future are worth our attention. Which future do you foresee? The …

Just Released: The Biomimicry Institute’s Official Annual Report

“Ethical Markets recommends this important (and beautiful!) report from our colleagues at the Biomimicry Institute.  Especially, watch leader Janine Benyus and her keynote speech to the executives at Esri, the legendary global mapping company and discussion with its founder Jack Dangermond on their visioning the future of ecological metrics! ~Dr. …

IPCC Special Report Released: Climate Change and Land-Summary for Policymakers

“Ethical Markets offers this instant review of the key takeaways in the new IPCC report “CLIMATE CHANGE AND LAND”, just released. We applaud this magisterial work of so many scientists from around the world, willing to expose themselves to the reprisals of fossilized sectors and  their  PR , intellectual mercenaries, …

The Carbon Capture Tree

“We at Ethical Markets have found that these amazing trees will grow here in our Florida area too! So we will plant one to watch  its progress!  Read this amazing article about this fastest growing, carbon-capturing tree! We need every possible natural way of capturing ambient CO2 that Nature offers! …