ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: One step to solar-cell efficiency: Chemical process may improve manufacturing

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News One step to solar-cell efficiency: Chemical process may improve manufacturing Posted: 19 Jun 2014 09:55 AM PDT Scientists have created a one-step process for producing highly efficient materials that let the maximum amount of sunlight reach a solar cell. Scientists found a simple way to etch …

Leaders of MIGA, Total, BIS, City of Pretoria speaking at the 4th Global Infrastructure Basel Summit

Highlights of the 4th Global Infrastructure Basel Summit   Highlights of the upcoming 4th Global Infrastructure Basel (GIB) Summit Selection of Confirmed Speakers Jamie Caruana, General Manager and CEO, Bank for International Settlements Executive Mayor Kgosientso Ramokgopa, Tshwane, South Africa Ambassador Michael Gerber, Special Representative for Global Sustainable Development, Swiss …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Local communities produce high-quality forest monitoring data, rivals that of professional foresters

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News     Local communities produce high-quality forest monitoring data, rivals that of professional foresters Posted: 28 Oct 2013 05:54 PM PDT A recent study by researchers at the Nairobi-based World Agroforestry Centre and European and Southeast Asian institutions finds that local communities — using simple tools …

Downsizing Finance: The Mother of All Bubbles

Downsizing Finance: The Mother of All Bubbles By Hazel Henderson In this column, Hazel Henderson, a futurist and economic iconoclast who is the president of Ethical Markets Media (USA and Brazil) and creator of the Green Transition Scoreboard, writes that economism must be defrocked as obsolete and a failed ideology. ST. …

We did it — Europe just banned bee-killing pesticides!!

We did it — Europe just banned bee-killing pesticides!! Mega-corporations like Bayer threw everything they had at this, but people-power, science and good governance came out on top!! Bee “die in” at Bayer’s headquarters, Cologne Vanessa Amaral-Rogers from the specialist conservation organisation Buglife, says: “It was a close vote, but thanks …