Classic Articles: Globalization – A Summon to Social Renewal in the 21st Century

This classic piece by Hazel Henderson was written in 1996 for the Ikeda Center for Peace, Learning and Dialogue on her acceptance of their Global Citizens Award.” ~ Editor   Globalization: A Summon to Social Renewal in the 21st Century Hazel Henderson offered these remarks at the Center’s Second Annual …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News : Scientists unmask the climate uncertainty monster

  ScienceDaily: Top Environment News   Scientists unmask the climate uncertainty monster Posted: 04 Apr 2014 11:03 AM PDT Increasing uncertainty in the climate system compels a greater urgency for climate change mitigation, according to new research. Scientists have shown that as uncertainty in the temperature increase expected with a …

ScienceDaily: Social amoebae travel with a posse: Tiny single-celled organisms have amazingly complicated social lives

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Social amoebae travel with a posse: Tiny single-celled organisms have amazingly complicated social lives Natural affinities — unrecognized until now — may have set stage for life to ignite Mini-monsters of the forest floor Ice-free Arctic winters could explain amplified warming during Pliocene Large Gulf dead …

Other News: How Much Are the NSA and CIA Front Running Markets?

   How Much Are the NSA and CIA Front Running Markets? naked capitalism* A 2008 paper by Arindrajit Dube, Ethan Kaplan, and Suresh Naidu (hat tip MS) found evidence that the CIA and/or members of the Executive branch either disclosed or acted on information about top-secret authorizations of coups. Stocks …

BankTrack: There’s no such thing as a “Sustainable Global Bank”

There’s no such thing as a “Sustainable Global Bank” just yet, says BankTrack “Sustainable Global Bank of the Year” Santander has invested EUR1 billion in the arms trade Friday, 14 June 2013 Press Release Santander, announced yesterday as the winner of the Financial Times and International Finance Corporation’s Sustainable Global …

Conference Spotlight : Aboriginal Communities and Extractives Industy: Is Conflict Inevitable?

Conflict between Aboriginal communities and resource companies can and does happen. And there is no shortage of high profile examples, whether it’s Enbridge’s Northern Gateway pipeline, Barrick’s Pascua-Lama mine in Chile or lawsuits brought against Hudbay for alleged human rights violations in Guatemala. But there is another side to this …

NewNet Daily Newsletter: Big data, ‘Internet of Things’ deals move into focus – read latest financings

Essential industry insights: cleantech, renewables, sustainability NewNet Daily Newsletter 18 April 2013 Big data, ‘Internet of Things’ deals move into focus – read latest financings with aNewNet subscription Deal News Exclusive: National Trust reveals £34.5m long-term clean energy plan PREMIUM BioGasol delivers inaugural biomass pretreatment system to Sweetwater Energy US innovator …

The Shifting Politics of Renewable Energy – GTM Daily Newsletter

February 13, 2013 LATEST NEWS: Obama Calls for Doubling US Energy Efficiency by 2030  Stephen Lacey – February 12, 2013 The President makes a bold call for efficiency in his State of the Union address. State of the Union 2013: The President’s Remarks on Energy  Herman K. Trabish – February …

Grid Parity Monitor

Leonardo ENERGY and Eclareon are pleased to launch the first issue of the Photovoltaic Grid Parity Monitor. The Photovoltaic Grid Parity Monitor analyses PV competitiveness with retail electricity prices for residential consumers, assesses local regulation for self-consumption of fourteen cities in seven countries (Brazil, Chile, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Spain, USA …