[Climate Bonds] UK Govt announces it’s joining US, Scandis, World Bank, EIB to end overseas aid support for coal power and stop other MDBs. First test: EBRD’s Kosovo coal plant

Climate Bonds has posted a new item, ‘UK Govt announces it’s joining US, Scandis, World Bank, EIB to end overseas aid support for coal power and stop other MDBs. First test: EBRD’s Kosovo coal plant‘ The UK Government announced today they will join the US and Scandinavian countries in agreeing to end …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Carbon storage recovers faster than plant biodiversity in re-growing tropical forests

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News   Carbon storage recovers faster than plant biodiversity in re-growing tropical forests Posted: 05 Nov 2013 04:46 PM PST A new study of re-growing tropical forests has concluded that plant biodiversity takes longer to recover than carbon storage following major disturbances such as clearance for farming. …

Averting Another U.S. Foreign Policy Disaster

Is there a way out of the box President Obama has built for himself, while strengthening the fight against international despots? By Hazel Henderson, September 10, 2013, originally published in The Globalist So far, the public debate in the United States on what to do about Syria has been largely …

ENB Summary of OWG-2 now available

  Second Session of the Open Working Group (OWG) of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 17-19 April 2013 | UN Headquarters, New York, United States of America   http://www.iisd.ca/sdgs/owg2/            The second session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) Open Working Group (OWG) …

SUMMARY OF THE FIRST SESSION OF THE UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY OPEN WORKING GROUP ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS

The second session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) took place on 17-19 April 2013 at the UN Headquarters in New York. The meeting brought together OWG members, other member states, observers, representatives from the UN system and Major Groups. The …

Your Students: Saving the World

  Once again, this June, you have a unique opportunity to present your ideas for making the world a better place at the United Nations. The ninth annual Design Science/Global Solutions Lab is being held this summer, June 16-24, 2013, at the United Nations in New York and Chestnut Hill Collegein Philadelphia, PA. Here is how it …

GLOBE Climate Legislation Study

The GLOBE Climate Legislation Study examines how climate change is being addressed through legislation, to varying extents, in major economies. Although the approach differs, according to national priorities and circumstances, the study fins that overall country aims – to reduce GHG emissions and prepare the country for the impacts of …