Posts Tagged ‘climate action’
Push for New Pact on Climate Change Is Plagued by Old Divide of Wealth By JUSTIN GILLIS and CORAL DAVENPORTSEPT. 20, 2014 President Christopher J. Loeak of the Marshall Islands outside his home after tidal flooding. Credit Giff Johnson/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images At 1 p.m. on Sunday, tens of thousands of [...]
Today more people took to the streets calling for climate action than on any other day in history. From New York City to Rio, London to Delhi — we were everywhere.
Today more people took to the streets calling for climate action than on any other day in history. From New York City to Rio, London to Delhi -- we were everywhere. This is what hope looks like: (click here to see more photos) On Tuesday, more world leaders will gather in New York to talk about climate action than have ever been assembled [...]
SOLAR AND EV ADOPTION, CLIMATE POLICIES, AND GREEN FINANCE DRIVE U.S. CLEAN TECH LEADERSHIP INDEX GROWTH
SOLAR AND EV ADOPTION, CLIMATE POLICIES, AND GREEN FINANCE DRIVE U.S. CLEAN TECH LEADERSHIP INDEX GROWTH Annual Clean Edge Report Finds [...]
From the Showtime series “ YEARS OF LIVING DANGEROUSLY “ watch the final episode ,Hazel Henderson, Editor ‘Science Is Science’: Obama Embraces Price On Carbon, Leaving Fossil Fuels In The Ground By Joe Romm on www.thinkprogress.org/climate June 8, 2014 “The baseline fact of climate change is [...]
The world’s leading event for Sustainable Infrastructure Financing, the 4th Global Infrastructure Basel (GIB) Summit 2014, will be held at the Congress Center Basel in switzerland on 21-22 May 2014. The summit kicks off with an Interactive Workshop on the Harvard Business School Case Study Method by Prof. John Macomber, Harvard Business [...]
A compilation of items recently posted to the Sustainable Development Policy & Practice knowledgebase Partnership for Action on a Green Economy Holds Inaugural Meeting 5_March_2014: The inaugural meeting of the UN-led Partnership for Action on [...]
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 [...]
At the end of September, WRI helped launch The New Climate Economy, the flagship project of The Global Commission on the Economy and Climate. The year-long research project will analyze the economic costs and benefits of climate action. In an OpEd originally posted on Project Syndicate, former President of Mexico and current WRI Board member [...]
American Sustainable Business Council: Please join ASBC’s call with senior White House officials on the President’s climate change proposals.
Featured Story Please join ASBC's call with senior White House officials on the President's climate change proposals. Join us on September 9th at 2:00 p.m. EST for a conference call with the White House and the Council on Environmental Quality. We will be joined by senior White House Advisors and look [...]
WRI Digest: Lessons from Florida: How Local Adaptation Efforts Can Complement National Climate Action.
Lessons from Florida: How Local Adaptation Efforts Can Complement National Climate Action. Bill Richardson -- WRI Board member, former governor of New Mexico and former Secretary of Energy -- participated in a climate rally in Miami last week. In a Huffington Post blog , Richardson writes, "Florida is the most vulnerable U.S. state to [...]