Trondheim Conference on Biodiversity Bulletin – Vol. 88 No. 4 – Seventh Trondheim Conference on Biodiversity – Final Summary

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Uncsd Update :UNDP, BSEC launch Black Sea Climate and Business Initiative

    A compilation of items recently posted to the Sustainable Development Policy & Practice knowledgebase Latest News – 4 March 2013 UNDP, BSEC Launch Black Sea Climate and Business Initiative 1_March_2013: The UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the Black Sea Economic Cooperation Organization (BSEC) launched the UNDP Black Sea Climate and Business Initiative (CLIMBIZ), a regional partnership for action on sustainable development in …

Expanding Dust Bowls Worsening Food Prospects in China and Africa

Janet Larsen http://www.earth-policy.org/plan_b_updates/2012/update110 Earth Policy Release Plan B Update December 20, 2012 When most people hear the term “dust bowl,” they think of the American heartland in the 1930s, when a homesteading wheat bonanza led to the plowing up of the Great Plains’ native grassland, culminating in the greatest environmental …

Betting on Hunger: Is Financial Speculation to Blame for High Food Prices?

We at Ethical Markets agreed with this  analysis by Prof Bar-Yam and his team at NECSI and we are fortunate that Dr. Bar-Yam is a member of our Advisory Board, Hazel Henderson, Editor Remember the food crisis of 2007 and 2008, when rapid and extreme increases in global food prices …

Taking Stock: World Fish Catch Falls to 90 Million Tons in 2012

J. Matthew Roney www.earth-policy.org/indicators/C55/fish_catch_2012 Earth Policy Release Eco-Economy Indicator November 19, 2012 The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) projects that the world’s wild fish harvest will fall to 90 million tons in 2012, down 2 percent from 2011. This is close to 4 percent below the all-time peak haul …

Taking Stock: World Fish Catch Falls to 90 Million Tons in 2012

J. Matthew Roney www.earth-policy.org/indicators/C55/fish_catch_2012 Earth Policy Release Eco-Economy Indicator November 19, 2012 The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) projects that the world’s wild fish harvest will fall to 90 million tons in 2012, down 2 percent from 2011. This is close to 4 percent below the all-time peak haul …

TAX AND SUBSIDY REFORM FOR A GREENER ECONOMY June 21, 2012, 11:00am – 12:30pm, P3-E, RioCentro

The Fiscal Affairs Department of the International Monetary Fund would like to invite you to the Rio+20 side event: TAX AND SUBSIDY REFORM FOR A GREENER ECONOMY June 21, 2012, 11:00am – 12:30pm, P3-E, RioCentro Welcome Remarks Christine Lagarde Managing Director, International Monetary Fund Moderator Achim Steiner Executive Director, UN …

Now Available ­ The G20 Cannes Summit 2011: A New Way Forward

Now available – The G20 Cannes Summit 2011: a New Way Forward The G20 Research Group proudly announces its latest publication — “The G20 Cannes Summit 2011: A New Way Forward” — published by Newsdesk Media. The publication, which provides background of the issues on the G20 agenda, offers insights …

World One Poor Harvest Away From Chaos

Article from Earth Policy www.earth-policy.org/plan_b_updates/2011/update91 By Lester R. Brown Earth Policy Release Plan B Update February 15, 2011 Today there are three sources of growing demand for food: population growth; rising affluence and the associated jump in meat, milk, and egg consumption; and the use of grain to produce fuel …

Summary of the Twentieth Session of the FAO Committee on Forestry

Earth Negotiations Bulletin 4-8 OCTOBER 2010 The twentieth session of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) Committee on Forestry (COFO 2010) convened from 4-8 October 2010 at FAO headquarters in Rome. The meeting attracted 770 participants from COFO member states, including heads of forestry departments, UN agencies, and …