Limiting global warming to 2 °C – why Victor and Kennel are wrong

Ethical Markets  posts this debate on the 2  degree Limit  while we continue to  focus on what all 191 UN member countries already agree : to  shift away from fossil energy and non-renewables to  cleaner,inclusive sustainable green economies worldwide . This is what we track in our Green Transition Scoreboard® …

Shareholder Successes: Investors Secure Groundbreaking Corporate Commitments on Climate Action

Ceres Newsletter September 2014 Press and Media Press Release: Investors Secure Groundbreaking Corporate Commitments to Protect Forests, Reduce Carbon Emissions News Story: Only $1 Trillion: Annual Investment Goal Puts Climate Solutions Within Reach (InsideClimate News) Blog: A Simple Equation For Closing The Clean Energy Gap (Forbes) News Story: Refracking brings …

Other News – Our Planet’s Future Is in the Hands of 58 People

Our Planet’s Future Is in the Hands of 58 People   By Roberto Savio*   ROME, Apr  2014 (IPS) – In case you missed it, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released the third and final part of a report on Apr. 13 in which it says bluntly that …

White House Targets Methane Emissions

White House Targets Methane Emissions On March 28, the white house released a multi-pronged strategy to reduce methane emissions from a variety of sources, a step the administration says is an outgrowth of the President’s Climate Action Plan announced last year. Methane is a powerful greenhouse gas, about 20 times more potent …

Announcing Science in Society #61 – Spring 2014 Reclaiming Science for the Public Good

When scientists produced a report warning that the current level of climate change, the Bush administration did not simply ignore their findings. Instead, they changed the report to make it appear that the scientists’ carbon emissions ([1] Scientific Integrity in Washington, SiS 49, [2]). That was not just a bit of political spin; …

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 …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Expedition yields unexpected clues to ocean mysteries

  ScienceDaily: Top Environment News   Expedition yields unexpected clues to ocean mysteries Posted: 03 Dec 2013 04:11 PM PST Geoscientists have revealed new discoveries about Earth’s development, following a major international expedition that recovered the first-ever drill core from the lower crust of the Pacific Ocean. Antarctic fjords are …

U.S. Carbon Dioxide Emissions Down 11 Percent Since 2007

Emily E. Adams www.earth-policy.org/data_highlights/2013/highlights41 Earth Policy Release Data Highlight October 2, 2013 Carbon dioxide emissions from burning fossil fuels in the United States peaked at more than 1.6 billion tons of carbon in 2007. Since then they have fallen 11 percent, dropping to over 1.4 billion tons in 2013, according …

EV ARC™ (patent pending) to be featured at Charge Across Town™ EV Week 2013 in the Bay Area, September 23-27

Disclaimer :  A principal of Ethical Markets is  an investor in Envision Solar EV ARC™ (patent pending) to be featured at Charge Across Town™ EV Week 2013 in the Bay Area, September 23-27  The excitement surrounding EV ARC™ continues to build as it heads to the West Coast for a three-city tour …

Electrifying Africa–But at What Cost to Africans?

Electrifying Africa–But at What Cost to Africans? Two U.S. initiatives to provide Africans with electricity seem likely to lead to large, climate-polluting projects rather than the locally sourced renewable energy rural Africa needs. By Elizabeth Bast, Emira Woods and Janet Redman, September 16, 2013. A liquefied natural gas carrier near Sea Point, South Africa. (Derek …