Sustainable Development Update – 18 September 2014 – Sustainable Development Policy & Practice

      A compilation of items recently posted to the Sustainable Development Policy & Practice knowledgebase Notice: IISD Reporting Services invites you to complete a brief survey (by 30 September 2014) that we have designed to ensure that our knowledgebases are as useful and informative as possible.Click here to …

Towards a first stateless commons transition plan: a partnership of P2P-F with the Catalan Integral Cooperative

P2P Foundation” – 4 new articles Towards a first stateless commons transition plan: a partnership of P2P-F with the Catalan Integral Cooperative Free Is a Lie Towards an Equality of Contribution in the Common Good Economy Essay of the Day: Prototypes for Open Source Urbanism More Recent Articles Search P2P …

GEMS Water: Global water quality data to inform SDGs

  ENB on the Side Coverage of Selected Side Events at the First UN Environment Assembly (UNEA) of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Issue No. 2 – Wednesday, 25 June 2014 Events convened on Tuesday, 24 June 2014 GEMS Water: Global water quality data to inform SDGs Presented by UNEP/DEWA …

ENB Vol. 9 No. 621 – Fifth meeting of the ad hoc Open-ended Working Group on Review of Implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity – Issue #4

  Earth Negotiations Bulletin · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · A Reporting Service for …

Atmospheric and Soil Carbon and Halophytes

Robert C. Hendricks, NASA, Glenn Research Center Dennis M. Bushnell, NASA, Langley Research Center   Abstract World population is anticipated to grow 40% within 40–50 years (2008 baseline) with unprecedented demands for energy, food, freshwater, and clean environments. At 43% of the total landmass, exploiting the Earth’s arid and semi-arid …

GLOBE World Summit of Legislators Resolution Urges Climate Action

  A compilation of items recently posted to the Sustainable Development Policy & Practice knowledgebase Latest News – 11 June 2014 GLOBE World Summit of Legislators Resolution Urges Climate Action 9_June_2014: Participants at the Second World Summit of Legislators, organized by the Global Legislators Organisation (GLOBE), agreed on a Legislators …

Sustainable Development Update – 20 May 2014 – Sustainable Development Policy & Practice

  A compilation of items recently posted to the Sustainable Development Policy & Practice knowledgebase Latest News – 20 May 2014 Experts Conclude Fourth Session on Sustainable Development Financing 16_May_2014: The Intergovernmental Committee of Experts on Sustainable Development Financing (ICESDF) held its Fourth Session, during which expert members discussed the …

Beyond GDP: Measuring progress, true wealth, and the wellbeing of nations

  Beyond GDP Measuring progress, true wealth, and the wellbeing of nations May 2014 newsletter   Interview Quote In the spotlight   In brief Agenda On the web   In this edition of the Beyond GDP newsletter: Interview with Enrico Giovannini Quote from Wayne Visser Spotlight on Using beyond GDP …

GRI contributes to interactive dialogue at the UN General Assembly

GRI Press release For immediate release, 1 May 2014 GRI contributes to interactive dialogue at the UN General Assembly Teresa Fogelberg, Deputy Chief Executive GRI, will speak at the UN General Assembly in New York today. Ms Fogelberg will participate as a panelist in an interactive dialogue entitled ‘Elements for …

Only a broad-based financial transaction tax will be effective

Only a broad-based financial transaction tax will be effective SULEIKA REINERS 26 April 2014 A well constituted financial transaction tax (FTT, or Tobin tax) can not only reduce levels of inequality but also curb some of the destructive elements of financial activity and make a positive contribution to economic growth. Just …