Forget owning a solar panel, buy a stake in one instead

      SmartPlanet Daily September 30, 2013 Your must-read morning briefing from SmartPlanet, delivered five days a week.   From the Desk of … Over the weekend, SmartPlanet switched to a format in which all weekly feature stories will be published and ready for perusal by Sunday morning. This daily newsletter …

The UN IPCC backs carbon budget approach

The UN IPCC backs carbon budget approach The potential for unburnable carbon and stranded fossil fuel assets has today been thrust into the limelight with the IPCC’s carbon budget analysis in its latest report. ‘The Carbon Tracker Initiative welcomes the IPCC’s dialogue on carbon budgets. Their findings are consistent with …

The Regional Implementation Meetings for Rio+20 Follow-Up: An Analysis of the Outcomes

Click here to visit the Sustainable Development Policy & Practice knowledgebase.   A compilation of items recently posted to the Sustainable Development Policy & Practice knowledgebase Latest News – 9 September 2013 SD Policy Update The Regional Implementation Meetings for Rio+20 Follow-Up: An Analysis of the Outcomes by Pamela S. Chasek, Executive Editor, Earth Negotiations Bulletin [ENB], IISD Reporting Services (US) As_part_of the discussions on …

GDP: STILL A GROSSLY DISTORTED PICTURE

GDP: STILL A GROSSLY DISTORTED PICTURE   By Hazel Henderson © 2013 forthcoming in CSRWire June 2013 Obsolete metrics like GDP not only map vanished territory and back societies into the future looking through their rearview mirror, they cause unnecessary human suffering as we see in Europe through imposing “austerity” …

GDP: STILL A GROSSLY DISTORTED PICTURE

GDP: STILL A GROSSLY DISTORTED PICTURE   By Hazel Henderson © 2013 forthcoming in CSRWire June 2013   Obsolete metrics like GDP not only map vanished territory and back societies into the future looking through their rearview mirror, they cause unnecessary human suffering as we see in Europe through imposing …

Green Economy in the Context of Sustainable Development and Poverty Eradication – Videos for Rio+20

Ecologic Newsletter No 115 ? June 2012 1. Green Economy in the Context of Sustainable Development and Poverty Eradication – Videos for Rio+20 Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, released four videos addressing the themes of the upcoming Rio+20 Conference. The videos tell stories in which the fictional …

Online seminars to introduce the Earth Charter and the Initiative

Online seminars to introduce the Earth Charter and the Initiative ECI Secretariat will be offering four online seminars to introduce the Earth Charter, once a week every week in September. Click here for more… ___________________________________________________________________________ An independent policy paper on the Earth Charter and Rio+20 is now available Three scholars …