Invitation: Free August Webinars on ‘Bonds & Climate Change: The State of the Market in 2014’. August 12th / 20th / 28th. Times for North America, EU, Gulf, Asia/Australia time zones.

Invitation: Free August Webinars on ‘Bonds & Climate Change: The State of the Market in 2014’. August 12th / 20th / 28th. Times for North America, EU, Gulf, Asia/Australia time zones. Posted: Aug 7, 2014 by Sean Kidney Join us for a presentation and discussion of our Bonds & Climate Change …

New report reveals a $502.6 billion climate-themed bond universe

New report reveals a $502.6 billion climate-themed bond universe   LONDON, 17 July 2014 – The Climate Bonds Initiative today launches its 2014 market sizing report “Bonds and Climate Change: the state of the market in 2014”. The report was commissioned by the HSBC Climate Change Centre of Excellence. The …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Helping growers mitigate costly droughts

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News     Helping growers mitigate costly droughts Posted: 18 Jun 2014 09:20 AM PDT The Agricultural Reference Index for Drought, or ARID, used more than 100 years of climate data to reasonably predict drought levels in crops on several farms in Florida and Georgia. Scientists say …

Science Daily: Scientists shut down reproductive ability, desire in pest insects

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News     Scientists shut down reproductive ability, desire in pest insects Posted: 26 Aug 2013 03:29 PM PDT Entomologists have identified a neuropeptide named natalisin that regulates the sexual activity and reproductive ability of insects. The finding may open new possibilities for environmentally friendly pest management. …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: More hurricanes for Hawaii?

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News More hurricanes for Hawaii? As climate changes, boreal forests to shift north and relinquish more carbon than expected New cost-effective genome assembly process Brighter clouds, cooler climate? Organic vapors affect clouds, leading to previously unidentified climate cooling Global highways of invasive marine species calculated   More …

Durban Climate Change Negotiations Must Deliver Decisions for Workers and the Planet – ITUC OnLine

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION ITUC OnLine Durban Climate Change Negotiations Must Deliver Decisions for Workers and the Planet Brussels, 23 November 2011 (ITUC OnLine): The international trade union movement is urging governments meeting at the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change conference in Durban to step out of their comfort …