What aren’t RBS telling us about their carbon emissions?

  What aren’t RBS telling us about their carbon emissions? Today we published some new research that shows that theRoyal Bank of Scotland’s carbon emissions are much higher than they say they are – if you count the emissions from the loans they make to coal, oil and gas companies around the world. …

New Poll of Small Business Owners Reveals Strong Bipartisan Support for Clean, Safe Energy and Environmental Stewardship

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   CONTACT: American Sustainable Business Council Bob Keener, [email protected], 617-610-6766   New Poll of Small Business Owners Reveals Strong Bipartisan Support for Clean, Safe Energy and Environmental Stewardship   Large Majorities in Both Parties Want Increased Limits on Carbon Emissions, Energy Efficiency, Disclosure of Chemicals Used …

WWF: Do you care about a clean, healthy future for people and the planet?

  Do you care about a clean, healthy future for people and the planet? Our Pledge We believe our future can, and should, be powered by nature. The energy systems in place across the planet within the next four years will define the world’s climate change path for generations. All countries have a …

Ten Economic Risks of Fossil Fuels : AltEnergyStocks.com

Ten Economic Risks of Fossil Fuels : AltEnergyStocks.com Ten Economic Risks of Fossil Fuels Posted: 16 May 2013 07:19 AM PDT Garvin Jabusch A train, loaded with coal, crashed into the back of a passenger train in Czechloslovakia in 1868. Securities of fossil fuels firms, as an economic sector, may soon …

Investors risk $6tn carbon ‘bubble’, warns report

Investors risk $6tn carbon ‘bubble’, warns report  Economies will see over $6tn in wasted capital as investments exploiting coal, oil and gas reserves are proved stranded as policies aim to limit global warming. New research by Carbon Tracker Initiative and the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment …

Earth Policy Release – Warmest Decade on Record Brings Record Temperatures and Weather Extremes

Warmest Decade on Record Brings Record Temperatures and Weather Extremes  Janet Larsen www.earth-policy.org/indicators/C51/temperature_2013 Earth Policy Release Eco-Economy Indicator February 13, 2013 Eco-Economy Indicators are twelve trends that the Earth Policy Institute tracks to measure progress in building a sustainable economy. Taking the earth’s temperature tells us about the relative health of …

Record high for global carbon emissions

Record high for global carbon emissions Posted: 02 Dec 2012 01:40 PM PST Global carbon dioxide emissions are set to rise again in 2012, reaching a record high of 35.6 billion tonnes – according to new figures from the Global Carbon Project. The 2.6 per cent rise projected for 2012 …

A profound contradiction at the heart of climate change policy

December 8, 2011 8:25 pm A profound contradiction at the heart of climate change policy By Nicholas Stern As the negotiations at the UN climate change summit in Durban reach the critical stage, we must not overlook a fundamental contradiction between the way global fossil fuel reserves are evaluated and …

Green Climate Fund Fraud: Another World Bank Coup

It’s official. South Africa’s neo-liberal politico, the World Bank flunky Trevor Manuel, will co-chair the 50-member committee to design the $100 billion Green Climate Fund! Talk about corruption of the UNFCCC process! Why, just last December in Cancun, the developing countries were assured that the World Bank would be taking …

Exorbitant Privilege by Barry Eichengreen, Oxford University Press 2011

Exorbitant Privilege by Barry Eichengreen, Oxford University Press 2011 Review by Hazel Henderson © 2011 Barry Eichengreen is a doyen of academic historians of currency, central banking and the evolution of global finance. This latest book does not disappoint and is timely. US politicians, not content with talking down the …