Update from Crazy Abu Dhabi: green bonds part of UN Climate Summit / Jeffrey Sachs lays out 7 Step Survival Plan / Ban Ki Moon’s soft power

Climate Bonds has posted a new item, ‘Update from Crazy Abu Dhabi: green bonds part of UN Climate Summit / Jeffrey Sachs lays out 7 Step Survival Plan / Ban Ki Moon’s soft power‘ Abu Dhabi is indeed a crazy place: gold-leaf covered 7 star hotels surrounded by desal-water fed …

Beirut’s bike messengers + electric bike bomber getaway

Hot Beirut bikers start messenger service, first in Arab world We love bike messengers, especially ones that agree to deliver groceries. We cover the first bike messenger service in the Arab world – in Beirut, Lebanon. Click here to read about Beirut’s bike messengers.    Morocco’s Berbers take on a …

Ecocities: Emerging To support humanity’s transition to the Ecozoic Era

  Greetings!   It’s been a busy year for Ecocity Builders. Program wise, we launched the EcoCitizen World Map Project with pilots now starting in Morocco, Egypt and Colombia. We’re excited about the potential for this project to replicate and grow to support other cities and citizens around the world. …

Ecocities Emerging

Ecocities Emerging To support humanity’s transition to the Ecozoic Era Ecocity Builders October 2013   Greetings,   Ecocity World Summit 2013, Nantes, France, has concluded. It was a very successful gathering and also a lot of fun! Our sincere congratulations and thanks go out to Nantes Metropole, Senator Ronan Dantec, …

Green Prophet: Israeli Car Drivers Take Over Better Place EV Company

Israeli Car Drivers Take Over Better Place EV Company A world first? A failed electric company from Israel called Better Place has just been bought by electric car owners, with the help of Captain Sunshine, and a Canadian investor. The new promise: after linking with 5000 electric cars, Better Place …

Envision Solar Announces Full Year 2012 Financial Results; Provides Business Update and Outlook For 2013

Envision Solar Announces Full Year 2012 Financial Results; Provides Business Update and Outlook for 2013 SAN DIEGO, April 1, 2013 — Envision Solar International, Inc. (EVSI: OTCQB) (“Envision Solar,” or the “Company”), a manufacturer and designer of unique, architecturally accretive, renewable energy systems, today announced results for the three and …

Arms Bazaars Proliferate as U.N. Tries to Regulate Trade

      Arms Bazaars Proliferate as U.N. Tries to Regulate Trade   By Thalif Deen UNITED NATIONS, Feb 2013 (IPS) – When a 20-year-old went on a deadly shooting spree killing 26 students and teachers in an elementary school in Connecticut last December, there was the inevitable outcry either for …

REN21 – Newsletter February 2013

REN21 – Newsletter February 2013 Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. February 2013 In This Issue – News from the REN21 Secretariat – News from the REN21 Network – Upcoming Events Add the REN21 Renewables Interactive Map widget to your website to incorporate its renewable energy data search Keep Up …