GFI Welcomes Global Witness Report on “The Great Rip Off” from Anonymous Companies in America

September 30, 2014 Latest GFI Blogs Opportunity Knocks to Address Illicit Financial Flows The “Big Mo” in the Drive to Address Illicit Financial Flows Photographs from GFI and MIND’s Joint Conference in Rio de Janeiro China’s Illicit Outflows Were US$1.08 Trillion from 2002-2011 Voices from Delaware Are Speaking Out Against …

ACEEE: The Good News, and the Not-So-Good News, on the New DOE Water Heater Test Procedure

ACEEE BLOG POST   Media Contact: Patrick Kiker [email protected], (202) 507-4043     The Good News, and the Not-So-Good News, on the New DOE Water Heater Test Procedure   By  Anthony Fryer, Senior Analyst, Appliance Standards Awareness Project (ASAP)     On Friday, the Department of Energy (DOE) issued a …

The California Shale Bubble Just Burst

The California Shale Bubble Just Burst The great hype surrounding the advent of a shale gas bonanza in California may turn out to be just that: hype. The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) – the statistical arm of the Department of Energy – has downgraded its estimate of the total …

US$68.9bn Flowed Illegally into or out of Emerging EU Economies in 2011, Fueling Crime, Corruption, Tax Evasion

  US$68.9 Billion Flowed Illegally into or out of Emerging EU Economies in 2011, Fueling Crime, Corruption, Tax Evasion GFI Urges EU Parliament Legislators to Follow UK’s Lead, Ban Anonymous Shell Companies Anonymous Shell Companies are a Major Conduit of Illegal Funds; Public Registries of Beneficial Ownership are the “Gold …

Estimates of the renewable energy share in gross final energy consumption for the year 2012

European renewable energy share increases to 14.4% in 2012 The Directive 2009/28 states that the member states should achieve an overall 20% share of renewable energy in gross final energy consumption across Europe. It has set a binding individual target for each country by 2020. EurObserv’ER is monitoring the progress …

Ecocities Emerging – To support humanity’s transition to the Ecozoic Era – November 2013 Issue

A recently published article in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reports that at least 8.8 billion habitable Earth size planets exist in the Milky Way Galaxy alone. A super-computer simulation estimates that the number of galaxies in the universe may be 500 billion. Logical conclusion: there is life out there …

inside climate news: Exclusively on InsideClimate News, This Year’s Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting

Exclusively on InsideClimate News, This Year’s Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting   Most U.S. Companies Ignoring SEC Rule to Disclose Climate Risks Almost 75 percent of the nation’s publicly traded companies are ignoring a three-year-old Securities and Exchange Commission requirement that they inform investors of the risks …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Scientists outline long-term sea-level rise in response to warming of planet

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News  Scientists outline long-term sea-level rise in response to warming of planet Fiji’s largest marine reserve swarming with sharks Nesting Gulf of Mexico loggerhead turtles face offshore risks Distorted GPS signals reveal hurricane wind speeds Share robotic frogs help turn a boring mating call into a serenade …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Glimpse into the future of acidic oceans shows ecosystems transformed

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Glimpse into the future of acidic oceans shows ecosystems transformed Finding the Goldilocks sites to store carbon dioxide underground Innovative study estimates extent to which air pollution in China shortens human lives  NASA’s polar robotic ranger passes first Greenland test  Dead zone’ impacts Chesapeake Bay fishes …

Ceres Newsletter: Climate Change is Hitting the Slopes

  Ceres Newsletter – June 2013 Press and Media Press Release: Investors Highlight Policies That Could Spur Multi-Billion Dollar Opportunity in Energy Efficiency Investments Blog: Water Protection Gets Shortchanged in Proposed Fracking Rules (National Geographic) News Story: Investor Group Proposes ESG Disclosure Rules(Environmental Leader) Press Release: New Study: More U.S. Mutual Fund Companies Supporting Climate …