Local Futures: Voices of Hope in a Time of Crisis, November 8

Voices of Hope in a Time of Crisis Including the launch of the International Alliance for Localization (IAL) 10am to 6pm, November 8, 2014 The Great Hall, The Cooper Union New York, New York  Concerned about climate change? Care about stopping global conflicts? Worried about financial insecurity and income inequality? …

SAIL MED Launched for Mediterranean Sail Transport of Cargo

   SAIL MED Launched for Mediterranean Sail Transport of Cargo http://www.sailtransportnetwork.org/node/951 In the fall of 2013, a dedicated group from Greece, the Netherlands and the U.S.A. formed a consortium – SAIL MED – to promote clean, renewable-energy transport (by sail) in the Mediterranean Sea region. With the EU-funded North Sea …

TFF: Transnational Foundation for Peace & Future Research

 PressInfo Contact TFF Transnational Foundation for Peace & Future Research  Vegagatan 25, S – 22457 Lund, Sweden (+46) 738 52 52 00 Home • Blog • Facebook • Google+ • Twitter • YouTube old • YouTube•Vimeo     … the TFF PressInfos you may have missed     Dear new and old subscriber …

Nordic Investment Bank issues a EUR40m ($55m), 5yr AAA ‘environmental’ bond

competitiveness and the environment” of the Nordic and Baltic countries. The bank’s S&P credit rating is AAA. According to NIB’s web site, proceeds of the bond go to projects meeting NIB’s environmental sustainability criteria, “such as” those that: reduce emissions (mainly CO2, SOx, NOx, dust, energy efficiency, renewable energy, public transport solutions and recycling; …

WRI Digest

                     WRI Digest 4 Issues to Watch as COP 19 Wraps Up. The world beyond the unfccc cop 19 negotiations looms large – both with challenges and with promise. It’s an important reminder of the stakes inside the negotiating venue. Photo: Official Opening Plenary at the Caring for Climate …

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 …

Solar Portfolio Update and Market Update – 10-25-2013

Solar Portfolio Update and Market Update – 10-25-2013 Solar Portfolio’s Update I initiated our second 2013 solar portfolio (2013 Solar Portfolio 2) at the market opening on 26 June, subsequent to the introduction of President Obama’s new energy policy, which I thought was a positive step, although, far from what …

Climate Bonds has posted a new item, ‘AfDB’s long-awaited AAA $500m inaugural green bond is sold out’

Climate Bonds has posted a new item, ‘AfDB’s long-awaited AAA $500m inaugural green bond is sold out‘ The African Development Bank (AfDB) has just issued the 3 year, USD500 million green bond they flagged over Summer; the deal closed yesterday at 14:30 London time. The bond 10% over-subscribed by the close of the half-day …

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 …

IPE News: Aba, IORP II, Euroclear, A G Barr, SPW, German SMEs, UNPRI

                          Today’s top stories             UN Principles for Responsible Investment: Commitment required                   White Papers                 A ‘Sharper’ …