Update from Crazy Abu Dhabi: green bonds part of UN Climate Summit / Jeffrey Sachs lays out 7 Step Survival Plan / Ban Ki Moon’s soft power

Climate Bonds has posted a new item, ‘Update from Crazy Abu Dhabi: green bonds part of UN Climate Summit / Jeffrey Sachs lays out 7 Step Survival Plan / Ban Ki Moon’s soft power‘ Abu Dhabi is indeed a crazy place: gold-leaf covered 7 star hotels surrounded by desal-water fed …

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Cleantech News from CleanTechnica : Join Us For A “Hangout” About Electric Vehicles

Cleantech News from CleanTechnica Cleantech & Climate News Of The Day Join Us For A “Hangout” About Electric Vehicles How To Horribly Communicate The $$ Side Of A Clean Energy Revolution — World Economic Forum Report Unsubsidized Solar Revolution Starting, UBS Reports Jeffrey Sachs: Natural Gas Is “Absolutely Not Clean …

Alternative Energy News: Electric Motorcycle Travels Around the World in 80 days for $400!

Electric Motorcycle Travels Around the World in 80 days for $400! Renewable Energy Revolution: Declining Costs, Surging Capacity Research paves way for larger, safer lithium ion batteries Obama Makes Climate Change a Priority in Inaugural Speech Cleantech & Climate News Of The Day 300 MW Of Wind Power Go Online …

20 June 2012 – Pavan Sukhdev and Jeffrey Sachs – SPECIAL PANEL SESSION ON THE ECONOMICS OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

INVITATION The three Executive Secretaries of the Rio Conventions: Ms. Christiana Figueres, UNFCCC Mr. Braulio Ferreira de Souza Dias, CBD Mr. Luc Gnacadja, UNCCD are pleased to invite you to attend the following panel session being held under the auspices of the Rio Conventions Pavilion. SPECIAL PANEL SESSION ON THE …

A World Bank For A New World

A World Bank For A New World By Jeffrey Sachs* The world is at a crossroads. Either the global community will join together to fight poverty, resource depletion and climate change, or it will face a generation of resource wars, political instability and environmental ruin. The World Bank, if properly …

Cathy O’Neil: Economists Don’t Understand the Financial System (Quelle Surprise!)

Cathy O’Neil: Economists Don’t Understand the Financial System (Quelle Surprise!) Posted: 29 Feb 2012 03:55 AM PST By Cathy O’Neil, a data scientist who lives in New York City and writes at mathbabe.org A bit more than a week ago I went to a panel discussion at the Met about …

Malaysia eyes green science, technologies for entry into world’s developed country club

Global titans of science and business volunteer to help Malaysia pioneer an environmentally-sustainable path to high income Embargo: 9 pm US Eastern time, Tuesday May 17 / 9 am Wednesday MYT New York — Resolved to enter the world’s exclusive club of “developed” countries by 2020, Malaysia is banking on …