ITUC OnLine: UN Rio+20 Summit Must Deliver on Jobs, Poverty and the Environment

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION ITUC OnLine 201/281011 UN Rio+20 Summit Must Deliver on Jobs, Poverty and the Environment Brussels/New York, 27 October 2011(ITUC OnLine): With precarious jobs, unemployment and inequalities rising around the world, the international labour movement today formally tabled its proposals < http://www.ituc-csi.org/rio-20-trade-unions-submit-their.html>to the secretariat of the sustainable …

Good environmental policy is good economic policy

While a political storm brews in Washington over deficit reduction, severe storms are on the rise, as Hurricane Irene reminded us when it swept up the eastern seaboard. For years, Congress has attempted to appease corporate energy interests rather than produce good climate policy, and with the economy in trouble, …

Worldwide, people want more renewable energy

Global Consumer Wind Energy Study: Consumers want more renewable energy June 29, 2011 (Regulacion Eolica con Vehiculos Electricos) “…[According to] Vestas / TNS Gallup Findings…90 percent of consumers worldwide want more renewable energy. 65 percent prefer to purchase brands produced using wind energy. 53 percent in China and 7 percent …

Introducing the Third Commons

A publication from P2P Foundation Introducing the third commons Reflection on the three commons: from the digital commons to the common stock commons Most readers will be familiar with two types of commons, which have often been discussed. The first commons is the natural commons, consisting of all that nature …

Introducing the third commons

A publication from P2P Introducing the third commons Reflection on the three commons: from the digital commons to the common stock commons Most readers will be familiar with two types of commons, which have often been discussed. The first commons is the natural commons, consisting of all that nature and …

United Nations Mother Earth Day

April 2011 JOIN CPS TO CELEBRATE MOTHERS & MOTHER EARTH Mother’s Day is around the corner, and we want to invite you to honor your own mother and Mother Earth by joining with us to build a more caring, sustainable world. We have exiting news: UNITED NATIONS MOTHER EARTH DAY …

World Future Council: Newsletter 1/2011 English

Dear friends! 3.2.2011 2011 has been declared the International Year of Forests by the United Nations General Assembly. The World Future Council honours the UN commitment to this vital cause and will therefore present its Future Policy Award to the best forest protection policies. It has already attracted a strong …

Can Accountants Save the World?

Reprinted with permission from ICAEW Global financial meltdown is bad enough but what about catastrophic climate change? Floods in China and Pakistan, forest fires in Russia, drought in Australia – the ‘climate crunch’ could be more devastating than the credit crunch. Accountants were at the heart of the operation to …