ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Computer sims: In climatic tug of war, carbon released from thawing permafrost wins handily

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Computer sims: In climatic tug of war, carbon released from thawing permafrost wins handily Posted: 18 Mar 2015 12:39 PM PDT There will be a lot more carbon released from thawing permafrost than the amount taken in by more Arctic vegetation, according to new computer simulations. …

The hidden cost of freezing Russia out of finance

     The hidden cost of freezing Russia out of finance   By Gillian Tett – Financial Times   Instead of having one major cross-border payments system there could eventually be many   This week, a milestone was passed on the road of globalisation. The Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial …

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 …

Today’s Top Stories from GFI – Africa Leaders Summit: America’s Dirty Little Secret

  Wednesday, August 6, 2014 From the Global Financial Integrity Blog:     Join Us for Our Upcoming Conference on Illicit Financial Flows in Brazil      Illicit Finance Jounralism Programme Lauches Fourth Training Project      Debate in Delaware on Anonymous Companies    Why Wildlife Trafficking and Anonymous Companies …

IIRC Newsletter: Corporate Reporting Dialogue Launched

  IIRC Newsletter – June Edition Recommendation to G20 on <IR> In a report commissioned by the B20, the business forum that advises G20 governments, the six largest global accounting networks¹ have endorsed <IR> as a key innovation that will make corporate reporting more conducive to long-term investment. Read More Corporate …

When Nature Gets a Price Tag

http://truth-out.org/news/item/24355-when-nature-gets-a-price-tag When Nature Gets a Price Tag Bachalpsee in the morning, Swiss Alps, a generally mountainous areas less affected by human activity. (Photo: Zach T. / CC; Edited: EL / TO) United Nations – How much does a forest cost? What’s the true economic value of an ocean? Can you …

Today’s Top Stories from GFI – IRS Nets Offshore Data From 77,000 Banks, 70 Countries In FATCA Push

  Wednesday, June 4, 2014 From the Global Financial Integrity Blog: New York Regulator on BNP Paribas: Someone Needs to Get Fired Why Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s First Act Was To Go After Illicit Financial Flows Chart: Russian Bank Deposits in the U.S. Before and After Sanctions Credit Suisse, …

Financial Reform Newsletter – April 16, 2014 – Financial Reform, the SEC and Better Markets Winning in the Courts.

    Financial Reform Newsletter April 16, 2014 Financial Reform, the SEC and Better Markets Winning in the Courts. Wall Street’s too-dangerous-to-fail banks and their many allies have been trying to kill, gut or weaken financial reform by filing numerous lawsuits claiming that every rule must be subjected to what …

Now Street Wire: Comparative Analysis of Crowdfinance Offerings

Comparative Analysis of Crowdfinance Offerings October 30, 2013 by Dara Albright, NowStreet Wire Dara Albright is the Editor in Chief of NowStreet Wire and Managing Director of Crowdnetic, the leading provider of market data solutions for the burgeoning industry of crowdfinance. She is a thought provoker and frequent speaker on topics relating to …

Now Street Wire: Comparative Analysis of Crowdfinance Offerings

Comparative Analysis of Crowdfinance Offerings October 30, 2013 by Dara Albright, NowStreet Wire Dara Albright is the Editor in Chief of NowStreet Wire and Managing Director of Crowdnetic, the leading provider of market data solutions for the burgeoning industry of crowdfinance. She is a thought provoker and frequent speaker on topics relating to …