LOHAS Highlights Love and Profit as Motivation to Sustainability

LOHAS Highlights Love and Profit as Motivation to Sustainability By Claudine Schneider, Ethical Markets Advisory Board member and correspondent   Report on the June 2013 LOHAS Conference, Boulder, Colorado “You protect what you fall in love with”, so said one of the featured presenters at the recent LOHAS conference (Lifestyles …

UN REPORT HIGHLIGHTS FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT INTO AND OUT OF EMERGING ECONOMIES

UN REPORT HIGHLIGHTS FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT INTO AND OUT OF EMERGING ECONOMIES New York, Mar 25 2013  4:00PM Foreign direct investment (FDI) going into and out of the emerging economies of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – collectively known as BRICS – is mounting in global influence, according …

Is this a ‘tipping point’ for climate change and our planet?

NASA scientists today were stunned when following the hottest July in the northern hemisphere since records began, “Greenland’s surface ice cover experienced melting over 97% of its surface” based on satellite observations. NASA’s press release states “such pronounced melting at summit and across the ice sheet has not occurred since …

New World Bank president: what’s on the agenda?

Bretton Woods Update No. 80 March/April 2012 New World Bank president: what’s on the agenda? An unprecedented competition for the presidency of the World Bank, with two highly experienced developing country candidates nominated in addition to the US candidate, has raised demands for reform of the Bank’s approach to middle-income …

BRICS Summit 2012 — Dropping US dollar, IMF & aid to Syria

These two stories from Bloomberg and Digital Journal, sent to us, with our thanks, by our colleague, Gil Raiford BRICS Summit 2012 — Dropping US dollar, IMF & aid to Syria By Anne Sewell Mar 29, 2012 in World New Delhi – At a meeting of the world’s 5 leading …

The Public Option in Banking: Another Look at the German Model

THE PUBLIC OPTION IN BANKING: ANOTHER LOOK AT THE GERMAN MODEL Ellen Brown http://WebofDebt.com/articles October 11, 2011 Publicly-owned banks were instrumental in funding Germany’s “economic miracle” after the devastation of World War II. Although the German public banks have been targeted in the last decade for takedown by their private …

Global Poll Shows Public Support for Taliban Negotiations

In light of President Barack Obama’s forthcoming address regarding troops in Afghanistan, the BBC World Service and GlobeScan will be releasing their latest global issues poll (embargoed until tonight, Wednesday 22 June 2300 GMT, 1900 EDT). This timely poll from the BBC and international research consultancy GlobeScan indicates that more …

Today’s Study: The Costs And Benefits Of Fossil Fuels

NewEnergyNews Daily Headlines click here for main page: http://www.NewEnergyNews.net/ Today At Newenergynews, 5-9: * Today’s Study: The Costs And Benefits Of Fossil Fuels * Quick News, 5-9: Big Wind Move; India, China Partner On Sun; Earth Heat Beats Nuke Heat In Indonesia; Standards For Ocean Wind Sunday World, 5-8: * …