ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Microplastics worse for crabs and other marine life than previously thought: Enter through gills

  ScienceDaily: Top Environment News   Microplastics worse for crabs and other marine life than previously thought: Enter through gills Posted: 18 Jul 2014 08:56 AM PDT The tiny plastic particles polluting our seas are not only orally ingested by marine creatures, but also enter their systems through their gills, …

Skoll World Forum: What will the world look like 50-100 years from now?

A bite-size email with original insight and hand-picked news from & for the social sector.   1. DARE TO IMAGINE       What will the world look like 50-100 years from now? “We are quickly becoming a global neuro-network. The power of a correct idea in this interconnected age …

NewNet Clean Energy Investor Newsletter: Update: RWE to sell more German biomass plants in sector pullback

Essential industry insights: cleantech, renewables, sustainability   NewNet Daily Newsletter 26 February 2013 Want to know about the latest deals in the cleantech and renewable energy sector? Get aNewNet premium subscription Deal News Update: RWE to sell more German biomass plants in sector pullback PREMIUM Solar-powered 3G specialist Altobridge gets extra Intel …

Time to internalize those externalities and get prices right

Time to internalize those externalities and get prices right By Hazel Henderson (http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2012/12/21/time-internalize-those-externalities-and-get-prices-right)   An “externality” is code in economics jargon meaning any cost of producing a product that can be omitted (i.e., externalized) from the producer’s balance sheet and passed on to taxpayers, the public or hidden in the environment …

EM Special: Rio + 20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development

The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD) is being organized in pursuance of General Assembly Resolution 64/236 (A/RES/64/236). The Conference will take place in Brazil on 20-22 June 2012 to mark the 20th anniversary of the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED), in Rio de Janeiro, …

Sound of Silence

This seems appropriate: Paul Simon offers a deeply moving and atmospheric rendering of his signature tune “Sound of Silence,” on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of 9/11. This Live performance was delivered from Ground Zero. Click here to listen

Ecocities Emerging – September 2011 Issue

Greetings, Welcome to the September 2011 edition of Ecocities Emerging, an initiative of Ecocity Builders and the International Ecocity Conference Series. During August 22-26, over 1,500 delegates from 70+ countries gathered in beautiful Montreal, Quebec, Canada, at Ecocity World Summit, the 9th International Ecocity Conference. We gathered with hope, determination …

EFES Newsletter: A European Single Market for employee ownership

EFES NEWSLETTER – MARCH 2011 A European Single Market for employee ownership European Commissioner Michel Barnier organised a vast consultation about the new “Single Market Act”. The single market is all about bringing down barriers and simplifying existing rules across Europe. It would also include a European single market for …