REN21’s Renewables 2015 Global Status Report

a Newsletter – June 2015   In this issue News from the Secretariat | News from the Network | Upcoming Events   Dear Reader, As I write these lines, I am on my way back from the launch of this year’s Global Status Report in China. Over the past decade, China has established itself …

IMF’s Blunt Message to Nations: Raise Fossil-Fuel Taxes to Fight Climate Change

Ethical Markets has campaigned for 30 years to get all externalities internalized within company and public sector balance sheets. We salute the IMF for this report and I hope to review the full volume soonest. ~ Hazel Henderson,Editor IMF’s Blunt Message to Nations: Raise Fossil-Fuel Taxes to Fight Climate Change …

COMPANIES WANT MORE RENEWABLE ENERGY

COMPANIES WANT MORE RENEWABLE ENERGY Tackling U.S. Corporations’ 3 Challenges To Buying Renewable Energy Sixty percent of the largest U.S. companies have now set climate and energy goals to increase their use of renewable energy. The problem is that they face several market challenges in actually reaching these goals. wri …

Briefing Note on the Workshop on HFC Management

The Workshop on Hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) Management convened from 11-12 July 2014 in in Paris, France. The workshop was convened in response to discussions held at the twenty-fifth Meeting of the Parties (MOP 25) to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer. The sessions addressed four topics related …

Bank Track: New Equator Principles to have deeply underwhelming impact on people and planet: Commitments on community safeguards and climate change far below what is required

New Equator Principles to have deeply underwhelming impact on people and planet; Commitments on community safeguards and climate change far below what is required Amsterdam, Netherlands, June 4 2013 Press Release The long awaited new, third version of the Equator Principles (EPIII) (1) will have a deeply underwhelmingimpact on safeguarding the rights …

Release: GEA brings together leading federal agencies to co-host International Geothermal Showcase

WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 17, 2012)— Next week,  the Geothermal Energy Association (GEA) will co-host the International Geothermal Energy Showcase with influential U.S. Government agencies including the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA), U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM). In addition to supporting the …