Finance Friday from Honeybee Capital for 10/21/2016

1000x. Turns out Kigali might be more memorable than Paris. Last week the “Kigali accord” was reached, which will largely eliminate use of HFC’s, chemical coolants used in refrigeration and air conditioning. Two elements stand out:  first, the agreement is legally binding, unlike the Paris accords.  Second, the impact is stunning: the …

News Release: Huge Step Taken to Combat Climate Change

Huge Step Taken to Combat Climate Change Nations Agree to Ban HFC Refrigerant, a Major Greenhouse Gas For more information, contact: Amaury Laporte at (202) 662-1884 or [email protected]   Friday, October 14—The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) salutes the decision of the 197 members of the Montreal Protocol to …

EcoWatch’s Most Read News of the Week

MOST READ NEWS OF THE WEEK Sunday, October 16, 2016 World’s Largest Solar Project Would Generate Electricity 24 Hours a Day, Power 1 Million U.S. Homes The race to build the world’s largest solar power plant is … READ MORE Poland’s New Solar-Powered Bike Path Glows Bright Blue at Night Poland—home to some of …

Rapping for change and banking on progress

SOCIETY | ECONOMICS | SCIENCE | ENVIRONMENT | LIFESTYLE | PERSPECTIVE Celebrating a year as a magazine Positive News joined readers, co-owners and partners at the BFI in London on 13 October to launch issue 87 and to celebrate the first year in our new magazine format The people v Monsanto Starting …

Autumn update from the WFC!

Dear friends, With autumn in full swing, we are delighted to provide you with more encouraging updates on the path to a sustainable future. Check out our recent activities in this month’s newsletter – and don’t forget to browse our brand new annual report! With best wishes from London and …

Mini trip report 2050 Scenarios : Madrid and Bilbao, Spain

“Ethical Markets congratulates the Millennium Project for once again headlining the issues topping the human agenda.  I am a member of the Planning Committee and an early donor.”  ~ Hazel Henderson, Editor”   The Millennium Project’s Global Work/Technology 2050 Scenarios were explored in Madrid and Bilbao, Spain and the possibility of …

September News from the WFC!

The United States and China, the world’s biggest emitters of greenhouse gases, have announced they will formally ratify the Paris climate change agreement at the G20 Summit in Hangzhou, China.  This commitment could be a huge step forward in the efforts to combat climate change. To hear more encouraging updates on the path …

Millennium Project UP-Date

“Ethical Markets congratulates the Millennium Project and all my colleagues on the Planning Committee!  Hazel Henderson, Editor “ The Millennium Project just completed an extraordinary week: July 21-22 Millennium Project Planning Committee Meeting – 20th Anniversary July 21 Millennium Project Reception at the Embassy of Chile July 23-24 World Future Society …

Humanity is Evolving…

Each evolutionary step in human civilization has involved intense social turbulence. Change is the most difficult aspect of being human: shifting our own mindset and attitude when we confront a new reality is something that places enormous stress on the human mind and on our social systems. The mixed emotions and …