Why Future Generations Will Ask Where You Were on September 21, 2014

Todd Gitlin* – The Nation The People’s Climate March proves the Climate Movement has reached critical mass, like the Civil Rights Movement, Antiwar, feminist and gay movements before it. Less than two weeks have passed and yet it isn’t too early to say it: the People’s Climate March changed the …

Today more people took to the streets calling for climate action than on any other day in history. From New York City to Rio, London to Delhi — we were everywhere.

Today more people took to the streets calling for climate action than on any other day in history. From New York City to Rio, London to Delhi — we were everywhere. This is what hope looks like: (click here to see more photos) On Tuesday, more world leaders will gather …

SAIL MED Launched for Mediterranean Sail Transport of Cargo

   SAIL MED Launched for Mediterranean Sail Transport of Cargo http://www.sailtransportnetwork.org/node/951 In the fall of 2013, a dedicated group from Greece, the Netherlands and the U.S.A. formed a consortium – SAIL MED – to promote clean, renewable-energy transport (by sail) in the Mediterranean Sea region. With the EU-funded North Sea …

Koch net worth hits $100 billion as Supreme Court lifts limits on cash for Congress

  Koch net worth hits $100 billionas Supreme Court lifts limits on cash for Congress     Bloomberg’s Billionaires Index shows Charles and David Koch’s combined net worth as now surpassing the $100 billion benchmark, far beyond Bill Gates’ $79 billion, Sheldon Adelson’s $36 billion, George Soros’s $26 billion, and Tom …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Earth’s wobble ‘fixes’ dinner for marine organisms

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News   Earth’s wobble ‘fixes’ dinner for marine organisms Posted: 13 Sep 2013 04:51 PM PDT The cyclic wobble of the Earth on its axis controls the production of a nutrient essential to the health of the ocean, according to a new study. The discovery of factors …

Report: Global Climate Bonds Market Doubles As Investors Demand Low-Carbon Finance

Report: Global Climate Bonds Market Doubles As Investors Demand Low-Carbon Finance 2013-09-11 22:26:19.117 GMT By Andrea Vittorio (BNA) — Bonds and Climate Change Key Development: The global climate bonds market doubled from 2011 to 2012 to reach $346 billion as investors demanded more low-carbon finance, a new report says. What’s …

Discovering the New America by Francis P. Koster, Ed.D.

Discovering the New America by Francis P. Koster, Ed.D. “Curl up with Discovering the New America for an inspiring, wonderful read about your own friends and neighbors and how they are getting together and building positive solutions that work for our future!”—Dr.  Hazel Henderson  “Francis P. Koster has undertaken a complex challenge—to …

Story of Change – This video from the Story of Stuff Project

Story of Change – This video from the Story of Stuff Project, is a call to action, providing tangible direction for influencing policy to address the issues we care about: pollution, chemical contamination, resource use and more.  Produced by Ethical Markets’ friend and colleague Annie Leonard, along with EthicMark® Award-winner …

Enabling the Transition: Climate Innovation Systems for a Low-Carbon Future

Enabling the Transition: Climate Innovation Systems for a Low-Carbon Future New report from WWF supports Ethical Markets tracking of the Green Transition. This 2011 Enabling the Transition – Climate Innovation Systems for a Low Carbon Future report says that fast and scaled up support for innovative approaches to developing a …

Can Unions and the Renewables Stand Against the Attacks of Big Dirty Energy?

A publication from GreenTech Media Can Unions and the Renewables Stand Against the Attacks of Big Dirty Energy? United Steelworkers President Leo Gerard talks about the fight against the unions-renewables alliance to protect the environment and grow a future economy. Organized labor is again leading the defense of the nation’s …