Turns out the cost of fighting climate change will increase 40 percent for every decade of inaction.

  By Elaine Hsieh, Program Director & Senior Analyst – VERGE Turns out the cost of fighting climate change will increase 40 percent for every decade of inaction. That’s one of the eye-opening findings from a new White House report released yesterday, serving as an important reminder that action is …

60 Minutes’ dirty coverage on clean energy

We at Ethical Markets Media were also appalled at this narrow , biased  , inadequately researched segment .  What is happening to CBS 60 Minutes ?   – – Hazel Henderson , Editor A recent 60 Minutes segment reports a “Cleantech Crash”—even though the industry’s booming. Call on 60 Minutes to appoint a Public …

LOHAS Highlights Love and Profit as Motivation to Sustainability

LOHAS Highlights Love and Profit as Motivation to Sustainability By Claudine Schneider, Ethical Markets Advisory Board member and correspondent   Report on the June 2013 LOHAS Conference, Boulder, Colorado “You protect what you fall in love with”, so said one of the featured presenters at the recent LOHAS conference (Lifestyles …

DEPUTY UN CHIEF STRESSES NEED TO ADVANCE SUSTAINABLE TOURISM AS CITIES CONTINUE TO GROW

  The United Nations Deputy Secretary-General today encouraged governments, the tourism industry and local communities to work together to tackle the important challenge of urbanization and tourism to sustainable development.In <“http://www.un.org/sg/dsg/statements/index.asp?nid=400“>remarks to the Working Luncheon on Sustainable Urban Development and Tourism, hosted by the Permanent Mission of China to the …

Is this a ‘tipping point’ for climate change and our planet?

NASA scientists today were stunned when following the hottest July in the northern hemisphere since records began, “Greenland’s surface ice cover experienced melting over 97% of its surface” based on satellite observations. NASA’s press release states “such pronounced melting at summit and across the ice sheet has not occurred since …