Saving the Arctic: The Urgent Need to Cut Black Carbon Emissions and Slow Climate Change

  August 7, 2014      Saving the Arctic     The Urgent Need to Cut Black Carbon Emissions and Slow Climate Change By Rebecca Lefton and Cathleen Kelly Combating climate change requires immediate and long-term cuts in heat-trapping carbon pollution, or CO2, around the globe. But reducing carbon pollution …

Opportunity Finance Network (OFN) invites you and your staff to join us for an upcoming technical assistance webinar

  Opportunity Finance Network (OFN) invites you and your staff to join us for an upcoming technical assistance webinar. This webinar is part of The CDFI Fund’s Strengthening Small and Emerging CDFIs Capacity Building Initiative to expand the capacity of CDFIs with a strong ambition to increase their impact and improve …

From the Guardian: Green groups walk out of UN climate talks

Environment and development groups protest at slow speed and lack of ambition at Warsaw negotiations John Vidal and Fiona Harvey in Warsaw Thursday 21 November 2013 The Guardian http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2013/nov/21/mass-walk-out-un-climate-talks-warsaw —- Environment and development groups together with young people, trade unions and social movements walked out of the UN climate talks on …

Earth Negotiations Bulletin: A Reporting Service for Environment and Development Negotiations

Earth Negotiations Bulletin · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · A Reporting Service for Environment and Development Negotiations Volume 12 Number 589 – Monday, 18 November 2013 WARSAW HIGHLIGHTS Saturday, 16 November 2013 The ADP informal stocktaking plenary took place in the morning and afternoon. The SBI and SBSTA closing plenaries took place in the …

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION (ITUC) ITUC OnLine

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION (ITUC) ITUC OnLineClimate change is putting jobs at risk – governments must actBrussels,9 November 2014(ITUC OnLine): With a new round of the UnitedNations climate negotiations starting this monday in Warsaw, Poland, thelabour movement expressed its concerns on the impacts a low ambition climatedeal would mean for jobs globally.“Science is …

nowstreetwire: Crowdfinance and the Doofenshmirtz Economic Theory

Like us on Facebook Follow on Twitter Forward to a Friend Dear Readers, As we head into the final months of 2013, NowStreet Wire is thrilled to report a number of recent developments indicating the imminent mainstream adoption of crowdfinance. Such events include: venture financings, a dramatic increase in industry coverage …

IPE News: Defined ambition, TUC, people roundup, PFA, PensionDanmark, Industriens, Big Society Capital

      Dear Hazel Henderson,                 Today’s top stories             Defined ambition pensions could be ‘distraction’ for UK government UK – TUC says DA agenda risks distracting DWP from work of improving defined contribution schemes. 30/08/13 Friday people …

Bank Track: New Equator Principles to have deeply underwhelming impact on people and planet: Commitments on community safeguards and climate change far below what is required

New Equator Principles to have deeply underwhelming impact on people and planet; Commitments on community safeguards and climate change far below what is required Amsterdam, Netherlands, June 4 2013 Press Release The long awaited new, third version of the Equator Principles (EPIII) (1) will have a deeply underwhelmingimpact on safeguarding the rights …

[Climate Bonds] US States compete on Green Banks, with CA the latest / Penn’s warehouse issues $31m energy efficiency bond

US States compete on Green Banks, with CA the latest / Penn’s warehouse issues $31m energy efficiency bond Posted on 17. Mar, 2013 by Sean Kidney in blog We’re beginning to see some friendly competition emerging among US States around Green Banks. New York Governor Cuomo a few weeks ago announced the setting up of a …

IPE.com News: ABP, Dutch FTT, LCP on Irish pensions, IPE-Quest, defined ambition, PGB

ABP: New Dutch government’s plans could slash pensions by 20% NETHERLANDS – Scheme criticises plans to cap tax relief for pension savings. 01/11/12 Dutch pensions industry embraces financial transaction tax Irish pension funds scaling back equity exposure, LCP says Mandate roundup: IPE-Quest, Scottish Enterprise UK roundup: Defined ambition, TUC, JLT, …