Women in Green Forum, August 26

Join us for the 5th Annual Women In Green Forum, scheduled for August 26 at the Luxe Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles. The Forum is the largest international conference series highlighting women’s impact in the environmental arena and features executives and sustainability officers from AEG, Wal-Mart, Microsoft, Intel, BMW, and Subaru. Offering …

A Message from William McDonough

Ethical Markets congratulates our longtime colleague Bill McDonough and assures our full support for this Meta-Council of the World Economic Forum, Hazel Henderson, Editor   Greetings, Friends and Colleagues,I am delighted to share with you the news that I have been appointed Chair of the World Economic Forum’s Meta-Council on …

Infrastructure Sticker Shock: Financing Costs More than Construction

Funding infrastructure through bonds doubles the price or worse. Costs can be cut in half by funding through the state’s own bank. “The numbers are big. There is sticker shock,” said Jason Peltier, deputy manager of the Westlands Water District, describing Governor Jerry Brown’s plan to build two massive water tunnels through …

The California Shale Bubble Just Burst

The California Shale Bubble Just Burst The great hype surrounding the advent of a shale gas bonanza in California may turn out to be just that: hype. The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) – the statistical arm of the Department of Energy – has downgraded its estimate of the total …

RSF Monthly: New Loan to Eureka Recycling

  social finance is pleased to announce a new loan to Eureka Recycling, a non-profit recycler specializing in zero-waste.  Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Eureka Recycling is one of the largest non-profit recyclers in the United States and is a leader in demonstrating the best waste reduction and recycling practices not …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Los Angeles’ vulnerability to future sea level rise projected

  ScienceDaily: Top Environment News     Los Angeles’ vulnerability to future sea level rise projected Posted: 18 Feb 2014 03:48 sea level rise of as much as two feet due by 2050 due to AM PST A new study looks at colonies of social wasps and explores the acceptance …

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 …

SmartPlanet Daily: Will future college degrees be based more on experience than classroom time?

Manage my newsletters  |  Trouble viewing this mail? Read it online.  |  Previous Edition     SmartPlanet Daily November 07, 2013 Your must-read morning briefing from SmartPlanet, delivered five days a week.   From the Desk of … Think MOOCs are disruptive? What if students could obtain degrees just by passing a series of …