Towards a Global Governance Information Clearing House

We at ethical markets congratulate InterPress Service for its uniquely valuable contribution to  global public awareness and understanding over the years .  I am proud to  be an IPS columnist ~ Hazel Henderson ,Editor Towards a Global Governance Information Clearing House By Ramesh Jaura* BERLIN/ROME, Aug 2014 (IPS) – Inter …

You Can’t Taper a Ponzi Scheme: Time to Reboot

One thing to be said for the women now heading the Federal Reserve and the IMF: compared to some of their predecessors, they are refreshingly honest. The Wall Street Journal reported on July 2nd: Two of the world’s most powerful women of finance sat down for a lengthy discussion Wednesday on the …

Fossil industry is the subprime danger of this cycle

Ethical Markets agrees with  Britain’s The Telegraph , as we also showin our 2014  GREEN TRANSITION SCOREBOARD (r), Hazel Henderson, Editor A momentous article in theTelegraph<http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/comment/ambroseevans_pritchard/ 10957292/Fossil-industry-is-the-subprime-danger-of-this-cycle.html> thismorning, in case you missed it. In brief: fossil-fuels are the newsub-prime, heading for mass stranding, billions will be wasted; meanwhile asolar revolution …

China’s Plan to Clean Up Air in Cities Will Doom the Climate, Scientists Say

Exclusively on InsideClimate News, This Year’s Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting   Harper Govt Makes Moves to Silence Canada’s Leading Environmental Groups In both the United States and Canada, pipelines and President Obama has encouraged tar sands policies. Read more.   China’s Plan to Clean Up Air …

Responsible Business Summit – save the date

I am pleased to confirm our flagship Responsible Business Summit is back and will be taking place in London on May 19-20. As someone that’s attended one of previous summits I wanted to give you an update on what you can expect at RBS’14…  • Leading insight from CEOs: Board members give a different perspective …

Inrate Sustainability Breakfast: Why impact matters

     Inrate Sustainability Breakfast: Why impact matters The Inrate Sustainability Breakfasts on December 3rd in Geneva and on December 5th in Zurich received again high approval. On the Inrate website, you will find now these presentations: ·        Sustainable economy – an opportunity for growth: Prof. Dr. Lucas Bretschger, ETH Zurich (in German) & Prof. Salvatore …

Green Prophet: Israeli Car Drivers Take Over Better Place EV Company

Israeli Car Drivers Take Over Better Place EV Company A world first? A failed electric company from Israel called Better Place has just been bought by electric car owners, with the help of Captain Sunshine, and a Canadian investor. The new promise: after linking with 5000 electric cars, Better Place …

Carbon Bubble Creates Global Economic Risk’ – Guardian lead story, 19th April 2013

Carbon bubble will plunge the world into another financial crisis – report Trillions of dollars at risk as stock markets inflate value of fossil fuels that may have to remain buried forever, experts warn  Global stock markets are betting on countries failing to adhere to legally binding carbon emission targets. …

Development and Environment: The Nexus

Development and Environment: The Nexus by Brice Lalonde, Executive Coordinator, UN Conference for Sustainable Development (UNCSD, or Rio+20) Heading_towards Rio+20, governments and civil society must raise their eyes to assess the situation and prepare for commitments commensurate to the challenges. Extreme poverty and the degradation of the environment will be …