We Mean Business May 2017 Newsletter

Economic opportunity through bold climate action News & Blogs  |  Video Interviews   |  Events  |  Tweets  |  Jobs We’re still in for bold climate action. Please keep the U.S. in the Paris Climate Agreement. The disaster of climate change is too real, and the threat to our planet and to …

Actions vs. Climate Change and vs. fossil-fueled Trumpians

350.org: Actions on Climate Change and against fossil-fueled Trumpians Paul Global carbon emissions have stopped growing — now we need to make them decline. The amount of carbon pumped into the atmosphere worldwide has stopped increasing without an economic recession for the first time since records started being kept. It’s …

Glencore: Still digging for a future based on the past

Glencore: Still digging for a future based on the past Ignoring structural market changes in China and India, Glencore’s latest statements on coal demand spend more time downplaying the low-carbon transition, instead of outlining viable plans to adapt to it. Read our blog to find out more.   Here comes the sun …

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 …

Moyers : ” Bob Massie for Governor of Massachusetts “!

Trump & Co. Put Out a Call for Plumbers With so many leaks in the White House and no one to stop them, the Trump administration and the right-wing media are stepping up attacks on the “fake news” mainstream media and whistleblowers. By Todd Gitlin READ MORE » The Internet Won’t …

cleantechnica :Renewables costs now beat coal, nuclear and natural gas

Low Costs of Solar Power & Wind Power Crush Coal, Crush Nuclear, & Beat Natural Gas December 25th, 2016 by Zachary Shahan We already published a great article from Nexus Media regarding Lazard’s new report showing the extremely low (and falling) costs of solar power and wind power. However, I’ve been wanting …

Joel Solomon Discusses ‘The Biggest Prosperity Opportunity in History’

NEW METRICS Do Sustainability Metrics Foster Incremental vs Transformational Change?: Part 20   In 19 earlier parts of this series, Claire Sommer, Jill Lipoti and Matt Polsky developed 38 pitfalls in the sustainable business metrics field, based on the experiences of many mostly non-business fields. This Series has been on hiatus for 15 months …

New challenges + new alliances

May 2017 Finding Common Ground Between Uncommon Allies ENVIRONMENTAL LEADERS Stay the course, strive for shared value THIS MONTH: The 2017 Earth Day 50 Challenge convening in Dallas, Texas drew our largest group yet of corporate, environmental, academic, and philanthropic leaders to address environmental challenges head-on. We thank them for their diverse …