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® …

What a win-win on unburnable carbon looks like

The recent IPCC report is clear: We need a dramatic change in the design of the global economy to avoid climate catastrophe and we need it now. The International Energy Agency estimates that to stay within 2 degrees Celsius of atmospheric warming, the global economy will have to avert emitting the carbon …

THE IPCC SUMMARY REPORT ON CLIMATE CHANGE: WHAT IT MEANS FOR IMPACT INVESTING

“ Highly recommended !  Hazel Henderson, Editor “   View online version  NEWS FROM MAXIMPACT AND THE IMPACT INVESTING COMMUNITY. ISSUE 06 THE IPCC SUMMARY REPORT ON CLIMATE CHANGE: WHAT IT MEANS FOR IMPACT INVESTING On 27 September 2013, the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published the …

Global Marshall Plan Initiative

Global Marshall Plan Initiative www.globalmarshallplan.org Newsletter 10/2013 Local Groups in Action Global Marshall Plan Initiative Celebrates “Autofreien Tag” in Wörgl Millennium Development Goals: How Many Promises Were Broken? New IPCC Report: Human Actions Are Mainly to Blame for Climate Change New IPSO Report: The Health of Oceans is Rapidly Deteriorating …

Don’t water down climate targets, Government warned

Ethical Markets Advisory Board member Tessa Tennant is one of the directors for the UK Green Investment Bank, instrumental in guiding the environmental policy in the UK which informed the report “Progress on Carbon Budgets” from the House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee.   ~ editor 08 October 2013 MPs have …

WRI Digest

At the end of September, WRI helped launch The New Climate Economy, the flagship project of The Global Commission on the Economy and Climate. The year-long research project will analyze the economic costs and benefits of climate action. In an OpEd originally posted on Project Syndicate, former President of Mexico and current …

Capitalism’s greatest crash now likely within a few years

Embargoed for 00:01 hours, 26 September 2013   Capitalism’s greatest crash now likely within a few years   Energy industry set to follow in footsteps of financial industry   Big Energy is guilty of enculturated risk blindness that, unless action is taken, will lead to an inevitable global crash according to Jeremy …

NewNet Clean Energy Investor: Humans causing climate change says IPCC’s latest report

30 September Today’s Top Stories Pattern tops IPO target, raising $352m UK Green Investment Bank invests £11m into Welsh biomass plant upgrade Pattern tops IPO target, raising $352m Cleantech VC Navitas Capital leads investment in Enmetric Systems Total and Etrion team up to build 70MW solar in Chile US DOE …

The UN IPCC backs carbon budget approach

The UN IPCC backs carbon budget approach The potential for unburnable carbon and stranded fossil fuel assets has today been thrust into the limelight with the IPCC’s carbon budget analysis in its latest report. ‘The Carbon Tracker Initiative welcomes the IPCC’s dialogue on carbon budgets. Their findings are consistent with …

Obama’s Proposed Fracking Rule Would Lead to Dirty Energy | The Energy Collective Daily

  Obama’s Proposed Fracking Rule Would Lead to Dirty Energy | The Energy Collective Daily