REN21 Renewables Academy 2014: Programme available!

REN21 Renewables Academy 2014 Bonn/Germany Programme available Register now: 10-12 November 2014 Dear REN21 Contributors, Dear REN21 Network Members, The evolution of renewable energy over the past decade has surpassed all expectations. Global installed capacity and production from all renewable technologies have increased substantially, and supporting policies have continued to …

Spark: The Ten Island Challenge: Committed to Becoming Fossil Fuel Free

RMI UPDATE The Ten Island Challenge RMI and Carbon War Room are working together to accelerate the transition of Caribbean island economies from a heavy dependence on fossil fuels to a diverse energy mix. Our vision: Economically robust islands, rich with renewable energy systems and committed to becoming completely fossil …

From Visby to Bisbee

Newsletter – July, 2014 From Visby to Bisbee Website improvements, slide shows, and videos My upcoming events Ecuador leading the way toward a “Commons Economy” Kalikalos Summer School/Vacation. Bitcoin—the currency and the technology J. W. Smith and the Institute for Cooperative Capitalism Worldwide More lessons in global economics, finance, and …

U.S. Accused of Forcing EU to Accept Tar Sands Oil

U.S. Accused of Forcing EU to Accept Tar Sands Oil   By Carey L. Biron WASHINGTON, Jul  2014 (IPS) – Newly publicised internal documents suggest that U.S. negotiators are working to permanently block a landmark regulatory proposal in the European Union aimed at addressing climate change, and instead to force …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Deep Earth heat surprise: New findings on how heat is conducted in the deep lower mantle

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News   Deep Earth heat surprise: New findings on how heat is conducted in the deep lower mantle Posted: 09 Aug 2013 05:41 AM PDT Researchers have for the first time experimentally mimicked the pressure conditions of Earths’ deep mantle to measure thermal conductivity using a new …

Why Solar Stocks

Why Solar Stocks Regardless of what solar stocks are currently doing the most important thing to remember is that we are just at the very beginning of the growth of the solar industry – the growth curve worldwide is just starting to climb the steepest part of its growth curve …

European Energy Review

Friday 19 July 2013 Welcome to our weekly Digest. In this free newsletter you will find an overview of all the articles published by EER in the previous week. To get access to the full content, you need to sign up as Premium Member. You can now try our Premium Membership for free for …

Ecocity World Summit 2013 is convening this September 25-27 in Nantes, France,

Ecocity World Summit 2013 is convening this September 25-27 in Nantes, France, and preparations are ramping up. We hope to see many of our members and network partners there. Nantes Metropole has generously extended the early bird rates to August 20. It is our hope that this edition of the conference …

CSRwire: Challenging Traditional Finance: Mapping The Transition To Sustainability

Challenging Traditional Finance: Mapping The Transition To Sustainability A whole-system global transition is underway and accelerating as human activities encounter planetary boundaries. Globalization of our technologies of transportation and communication are unleashing disruptive business models while changing demographics and new political forces are now clashing with incumbent industries and elites. …

The Kay Review of UK Equity Markets and Long-term Decision Making

Click here to download the report (PDF) by John Kay for the Department for Business Innovation and Skills, UK, July 2012 “Financial intermediation depends on trust and confidence: the trust and confidence that savers who invest funds have in those they choose to manage these funds, and the trust and …