Hacking the Climate Could Hijack Our Food Supply

“Ethical Markets is happy to see MOTHER JONES covering global food issues.  We hope they go deeper and look at our Green Transition Scoreboard 2018: ”CAPTURING CO2 WHILE IMPROVING HUMAN NUTRITION &  HEALTH“ (download at www.ethicalmarkets.com). This report covers all these emerging food issues beyond meat and freshwater-grown crops,  to …

Donate to the World’s First Public Sculpture Celebrating Green Finance

“Ethical Markets Media Certified B.Corporation is honored to add our voice to  this challenge from our late beloved Advisory Board member Tessa Tennant, to create the first public sculpture celebrating Green Finance, as a visual expression for this new direction for all financial activities worldwide, as Tessa expresses so well …

Events in Crestone

“Ethical Markets applauds the Mayor of Crestone, Colorado for proclaiming the Town’s recognition of the rights of nature and for welcoming the Teyuna Elders and honoring their visit to Crestone.  The legal debates about recognizing the rights of nature began in the 1970s with discussions of whether trees had rights …

SDG Update – 16 August 2018

GUEST ARTICLES Tackling Climate Change Through Sustainable Investment: All in a Treaty? Martin Dietrich Brauch, International Law Advisor, IISD The need to take climate action is a clear imperative for the states that agreed to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Agreement on climate change. If governments …

SDG Update – 14 August 2018

POLICY BRIEFS SDG Knowledge Weekly: The Belt and Road Initiative and China’s Investment in Africa Adam Fishman, Thematic Expert for 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (US) With tensions high in the global community around trade policies and international relations, this week’s brief reviews some of the differences in countries’ approaches …

Blocking sunlight to cool Earth won’t reduce crop damage from global warming: Solar geoengineering could reduce temperatures and heat stress, but also reduces photosynthesis

 “This research conforms with our Green Transition Scoreboard 2018 “Capturing CO2 While Improving Human Nutrition & Health“, where we report that shifting our freshwater-dependent food system toward saltwater agriculture and the thousands of varieties of salt-loving (halophyte) plants, e.g: quinoa, is not only the most effective way to  capture CO2, …

SDG Update – 9 August 2018

POLICY BRIEFS Monthly Forecast August 2018: Civil Society, Youth, Water, and a Full Agenda for the Final Quarter of 2018 Content Editors, SDG Knowledge Hub As the increased number of out-of-office messages we receive at this time of year reminds us, many take advantage of the fewer number of events …

Farmers React To Trump’s Tariffs

Green Hats, Rejected Aid, Protest Ads, And More Reactions to Trump’s Tariffs News on the trade war, which disproportionately affects the American agriculture industry, is moving so fast that it can be hard to catch up. Over the weekend, farmers themselves began asserting their voices. In A Record Year, Almond …

30 Traditional Crops to Celebrate Indigenous Farming

“Ethical Markets highly recommends the global efforts of FOODTANK and Danielle Nierenberg, editor of  “Nourished Planet“ and in particular this recognition of indigenous people and the crops they have nurtured for centuries. These plant species are now needed to diversify our current agrochemical industrial food supply too dependent only on …

SDG Update – 7 August 2018

GUEST ARTICLES Effective Governance for Sustainable Development: 11 Principles to Put in Practice Geert Bouckaert, Professor, Public Governance Institute, KU Leuven University and President of International Institute of Administrative Sciences; CEPA Member; and Upma Chawdhry, Director, Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration at Mussoorie, India; CEPA Member; and Geraldine …