ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Reducing water scarcity possible by 2050

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News   Reducing water scarcity possible by 2050 Posted: 29 Aug 2014 08:57 AM PDT Water scarcity is not a problem just for the developing world. Increased water-recycling and improved irrigation techniques are among many strategies identified in North America as key to successfully reducing global water …

The BRICS nations are going to have their own bank. They say it’s going to be nothing like the World Bank. But don’t bank on it.

https://www.opendemocracy.net/od-russia/john-weeks/brics-bank The BRICS bank The BRICS nations are going to have their own bank. They say it’s going to be nothing like the World Bank. But don’t bank on it. John Weeks , July 15, 2014 For many years, various officials of governments in Africa, Asia and Latin America have …

Ten Reasons for Saying ‘No’ to the North Over Trade

Ten Reasons for Saying ‘No’ to the North Over Trade Analysis by Ravi Kanth Devarakonda and Phil Harris GENEVA/ROME, Aug  2014 (IPS) – India’s decisive stand last week not to adopt the protocol of amendment of the trade facilitation agreement (TFA) unless credible rules were in place for the development …

PRESS RELEASE: Consumer Behaviour Key to Sustainable Proteins Success

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release May 26th 2014 Consumer Behaviour Key to Sustainable Proteins Success London – Major changes in consumer lifestyles are necessary if the food industry is to avoid a proteins crisis. Protein alternatives to meats and seafood will be featured in the upcoming European edition (June 5-6, …

What are the Prospects for Humanity? Could be Great, Provided the Main Global Challenges Are Addressed, Shows the “2013-14 State of the Future” by The Millennium Project

Ethical Markets  and  our Editor Hazel Henderson  contribute research to  this important  STATE OF THE FUTURE  report What are the Prospects for Humanity? Could be Great, Provided the Main Global Challenges Are Addressed, Shows the “2013-14 State of the Future” by The Millennium Project The “State of the Future” is …

SEI ? Solar Professionals Certificate Program Application Deadline

  Featured Workshop PVOL101: Solar Electric Design and Installation  (Grid-Direct) Jan. 13 – Online Support SEI with Your iPad. Download the Introduction to Renewable Energy eBook for Apple iPad – FREE Upcoming Hands-on and Online Workshops PVOL202: Advanced PV System Design and the NEC (Grid-Direct) – Online Jan. 13 – Online PVOL203: Solar Electric …

SUMMARY OF TRANSPORT DAY November 17th 2013 Warsaw

  Transport Day took place on Sunday, 17 November 2013, in Warsaw, Poland, alongside the nineteenth Conference of the Parties (COP 19) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Supported by the Bridging the Gap initiative and the Partnership on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport (SLoCaT), the focus of …

Global Crowdfunding Update: Updates from the World Bank and Africa

Crowdfunding Global Update June 3, 2013 Crowdfunding was the featured topic in this month’s Entrepreneur Magazine, which looks at innovation in funding start-ups. The article explored the ways in which governments, development organizations and investors in many countries are working to create entrepreneurial ecosystems and innovation.  Crowdfunding is a solution that …

SEI April Newsletter – Do You ? The Earth? Classes Start Today – Earth Day 2013!

Featured Workshop PVOL101 Solar Electric Design and Installation (Grid-Direct) – Online April 22 – June 2 Support SEI with Your iPad. Download the Introduction to Renewable Energy eBook for Apple iPad – FREE Workshops Starting Today! RDOL101: Renewable Energy for the Developing World – Online April 22 – June 2 – Online …