Earth Policy Release – Less Than 3 Percent of Oceans in Marine Parks Despite Recent Growth

  Less Than 3 Percent of Oceans in Marine Parks Despite Recent Growth  J. Matthew Roney http://www.earth-policy.org/plan_b_updates/2013/update120 Earth Policy Release Plan B Update December 11, 2013 In May 1975, rising concerns about overfishing and deteriorating ocean health prompted scientists and officials from 33 countries to meet in Tokyo for the …

Market Forces: Sixty prominent Australians call on ‘big four’ banks to end fossil fuel investment

Sixty prominent Australians call on ‘big four’ banks to end fossil fuel investment Press release Melbourne, 28 June 2013 Sixty prominent Australians are calling on the CEOs of the big four banks to stop investing in the fossil fuel industry through an open letter organised by Market Forces and 350.org launched today. …

Investor Alert: GVK’s US$10 billion Australian coal project uneconomic, an unacceptable risk

Investor Alert: GVK’s US$10 billion Australian coal project uneconomic, an unacceptable risk Finanial analysis of GVK Alpha Coal Project in Queensland’s Galilee Basin concludes “probability of success remote”, “no investor should take part”.  Press Release Sydney, 19 June 2013 A new report released today by US-based Institute for Energy Economics …

Market Forces: ANZ biggest gambler on dirty coal and gas exports

ANZ biggest gambler on dirty coal and gas exports Friday 31 May 2013 Press Release A new interactive map has been published that identifies ANZ as the commercial bank lending most heavily to coal and gas export projects along Australia’s Eastern seaboard, including in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage …

Report triggers campaign to prevent Australian fossil fuel investment

Member of Report triggers campaign to prevent Australian fossil fuel investment Brisbane, May 2nd, 2013 Press Release A new report has identified the heaviest lending banks to coal and gas export projects in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area, as a new campaign calls on Australians to abandon banks …