SEI April Newsletter – Do You ? The Earth? Classes Start Today – Earth Day 2013!

Featured Workshop PVOL101 Solar Electric Design and Installation (Grid-Direct) – Online April 22 – June 2 Support SEI with Your iPad. Download the Introduction to Renewable Energy eBook for Apple iPad – FREE Workshops Starting Today! RDOL101: Renewable Energy for the Developing World – Online April 22 – June 2 – Online …

ENB Vol. 27 No. 51 – Rio+20: Third PrepCom and the UN Conference on Sustainable Development – Summary & Analysis

SUMMARY OF THE UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: 13-22 june 2012 The third and final meeting of the Preparatory Committee for the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD, or Rio+20), Pre-Conference Informal Consultations Facilitated by the Host Country, and the UNCSD convened back-to-back in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, …

Invitation: OECD green growth side-events at Rio+20

You’re invited: OECD green growth side-events at Rio+20 Tailoring green growth strategies to country circumstances: practical steps to achieve sustainable development 21 June, 17:00-18:30 RioCentro Conference Centre, Room: T-9 This side-event will feature a dialogue between the OECD Secretary-General, Angel Gurría, representatives from the Governments of Colombia, Korea and Mexico …

Connecting city leaders to global leaders at Rio+20 Global Town Hall – 18-22 June, Athletes Park, Rio de Janeiro

“Our struggle for global sustainability will be won or lost in cities”. United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon With 3 billion new urban dwellers moving into cities in the next three decades, local governments are crucial actors to ensure a sustainable future. The Rio+20 Global Town Hall, organized by ICLEI …

RIO+20: CIVIL MOVEMENTS REFLECT DESIRE FOR SUSTAINABLE FUTURE, UN OFFICIAL SAYS

RIO+20: CIVIL MOVEMENTS REFLECT DESIRE FOR SUSTAINABLE FUTURE, UN OFFICIAL SAYS New York, Jun 13 2012 6:05PM The civil movements that have taken place over the past months in the Middle East, Europe and elsewhere reflect a global call for a sustainable future, a United Nations official said today, stressing …

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, …

Countries Agree to Extend Negotiations on RIO+20 Outcome Document

We at Ethical Markets Media and our affiliate in Brazil, Mercado Etico, are glad to add our voluntary commitments, as several of our principals are very patient, long-term voluntary private investors in energy efficiency, solar, wind and geothermal companies, fully disclosed in our Green Transition Scoreboard (r), which total since …

Focus on environmentally harmful subsidies

OECD Green Growth Newsletter: March 2012 Issue Twelve Contents The road to Rio+20 Focus on environmentally harmful subsidies Green growth in action: Czech Republic Recent event: Green cities The G20 on green growth Green growth: Making it happen Recent publications March/April key events The OECD Green Growth Newsletter keeps OECD …

The Future We Want – Zero draft of the outcome document

I. Preamble/Stage Setting 1. We, the heads of State and Government, having met at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 20-22 June 2012, resolve to work together for a prosperous, secure and sustainable future for our people and our planet. 2. We reaffirm our determination to free humanity from hunger and …