Message from Fritjof: Can trees save the planet?

“We agree with our Advisory Board member Dr. Fritjof Capra, and Prof. Tom Crowther of ETH, that indeed, the best way to capture ambient CO2 is Nature’s way, with photosynthesis as trees and plants restore this carbon to enrich Earth’s soils, as we have also explained in our Green Transition …

Alert: Switzerland ranked as most innovative country in new UN report

“This UN report on Innovation seems to be siloed into  reductionist categories. We believe that innovation must be re-defined to take into account the IPCC’s report on disruption of the Earth’s climate and the increasingly rapid warming of our land, oceans and Arctic regions, permafrost and glacier melting, as well …

SDG Update – 1 August 2019

FEATURED NAP Global Network Explores Country Perspectives on Aligning National Policy Processes Under Global Agendas 29 July 2019: The NAP Global Network has published a brief examining country perspectives on alignment of national-level policy processes under the Paris Agreement on climate change as a basis for broader alignment towards climate-resilient …

A Better World Radio Interview – Dennis Bushnell

“Ethical Markets highly recommends this in depth radio discussion with NASA Chief Scientist Dennis Bushnell with Mitchell Rabin on Better World Radio, on the huge opportunities still available to  humanity for stabilizing the Earth’s climate by expanding investments into saltwater agriculture, growing all the Earth’s salt-loving “halophyte“ food plants. More …

What counts for our climate: Carbon budgets untangled

What counts for our climate: Carbon budgets untangled https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/07/190717132745.htm   The more CO2 we emit from burning coal and oil and gas, the more we heat our climate — this sounds simple, and it is. Different analyzes have come up with different estimates of how much CO2 humankind can still …

What counts for our climate: Carbon budgets untangled

“Ethical Markets finds this report yet one more reason for accelerating the expansion of global food systems to invest in scaling halophyte agriculture, since these salt-loving plants can capture more ambient CO2 in their roots than any other human method except old growth forests. Hazel Henderson, Editor” What counts for …

The water future of Earth’s ‘third pole’

Important research on the huge freshwater store for human use in the Himalayas and the rate at which glaciers are melting there.    Hazel Henderson, Editor The water future of Earth’s ‘third pole’ https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/06/190626133720.htm One-seventh of the world’s population depends on rivers flowing from Asia’s high mountain ranges for water to …

What’s happening to Greenland’s ice?

What’s happening to Greenland’s ice? 05-07-2019 05:30 PM CEST Heatwave conditions catapulted Greenland into an early Arctic summer in June, prompting widespread melting across its icesheet surface, according to researchers at the Danish Meteorological Institute. You are subscribed to Observing the Earth for European Space Agency.

WAAS Newsletter – June 2019

“Ethical Markets highly recommends all the groundbreaking global activities of our partner, the World Academy of Art & Science all, documented in this Newsletter. The WAAS  seminar we co-sponsored November, 2018 on” The Future of Democracy” and the challenges of the digital age, is reported in WAAS previous Newsletter. See …

Towards a worldwide inventory of all plants: Global database of regional plant life

“This important research is a vital contribution to expanding and greening the global food system, as we confirm in our report:“TRANSITIONING TO  SCIENCE-BASED INVESTING:  2019-2020” (free download at www.ethicalmarkets.com) ~Hazel  Henderson, Editor” Towards a worldwide inventory of all plants: Global database of regional plant life https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/06/190626125115.htm Declining biodiversity due to …