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. …

Investors risk $6tn carbon ‘bubble’, warns report

Investors risk $6tn carbon ‘bubble’, warns report  Economies will see over $6tn in wasted capital as investments exploiting coal, oil and gas reserves are proved stranded as policies aim to limit global warming. New research by Carbon Tracker Initiative and the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment …

The Kay Review of UK Equity Markets and Long-term Decision Making

Click here to download the report (PDF) by John Kay for the Department for Business Innovation and Skills, UK, July 2012 “Financial intermediation depends on trust and confidence: the trust and confidence that savers who invest funds have in those they choose to manage these funds, and the trust and …

Mike Lewis – Announcing Launch of ‘The Resilience Imperative’

New Society Publishers, the Canadian Centre for Community Renewal, the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance, and the new economics foundation announce the release of The Resilience Imperative Co-operative Transitions to a Steady-State Economy By Michael Lewis, Canadian Centre for Community Renewal and Pat Conaty, new economics foundation, U.K. This is a book …

VERGE Weekly: Recyclebank’s London Transport app, Microsoft’s Price on Carbon, Sustainable Cites and more

By Derek Top, Senior Editor, Program Director – VERGE We’re in the home stretch for next week’s VERGE London event. Panel discussions include how to capitalize on convergence opportunities, with Cisco, VantagePoint Capital Partners and Shell Foundation, and the role of connected cars, with representatives from Jaguar Land Rover and …

Five Questions about SRI – Weekly Expert Interview with Natalie Beinisch

An interview from Emerging Markets ESG Five Questions about SRI – Weekly Expert Interview with Natalie Beinisch, Academic Manager, Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) – September 2, 2011 By Geoffrey on September 2, 2011 Each week Emerging Markets ESG publishes an interview entitled, “Five Questions about SRI.” The interview features …

Worst Ever Carbon Emissions Leave Climate on the Brink

Published on Monday, May 30, 2011 by The Guardian/UK Worst Ever Carbon Emissions Leave Climate on the Brink Exclusive: Record rise, despite recession, means 2C target almost out of reach by Fiona Harvey Greenhouse gas emissions increased by a record amount last year, to the highest carbon output in history, …

The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity: Ecological and Economic Foundations, edited by Pushpam Kumar

‘A landmark study on one of the most pressing problems facing society, balancing economic growth and ecological protection to achieve a sustainable future.’ Simon Levin, Moffett Professor of Biology, Department of Ecology and Evolution Behaviour, Princeton University, USA ‘TEEB brings a rigorous economic focus to bear on the problems of …

THE FUTURE OF FINANCE: And The Theory That Underpins It, London School of Economics Press, UK, 2010

Review by Hazel Henderson. This compilation of papers by Britain’s best and brightest addresses the structural weaknesses and questions the social utility of the global financial system. These deeper issues are not addressed by the new US 843-page Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act signed by President Obama. …