Desert-Greening: The Next Big Thing for Green Investors

By Hazel Henderson © 2014 for GreenMoney Journal Asset managers and investors are supposed to be rational actors, cranking in all available information leading to efficient markets and optimal resource-allocation. As market failures continue to proliferate and hidden externalities come home to roost, we find that successful investing requires going …

Getting Energy Prices Right: From Principle to Practice

Ethical Markets has campaigned for 30  years to  get all externalities internalized within company and  public sector balance sheets. We salute the IMF for this report  and  I hope to review the full volume soonest. Hazel Henderson,Editor   Previous IMF studies set forth the basic principle that getting energy prices …

Ethical Markets Review:Can democratic money with environmental values reduce market failures?

Can democratic money with environmental values reduce market failures?  Shann Turnbull, [email protected] Principal: International Institute for Self-governance   The 2008 global financial crisis and current uncertainties about the Euro provide evidence that the financial system is neither self-correcting nor capable of being reliably regulated. The financial system has failed because modern …

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 …

Green Lighting Growth: Climate Patriot Bonds and Carbon Taxes

Green Lighting Growth: Climate Patriot Bonds and Carbon Taxes Feb 26 By Walter Borden Green Bonds, Carbon Taxes, and Market Failures THE gathering dangers of global warming for life necessitate that humanity collapse its dependency on fossil fuel energy (FFE). Ecological fiduciary responsibility requires shifting balance from political restraint to …

Billionaires Get Behind Cleantech Funding

Published on Date September 28th, 2011 by Matter Network Posted in Category Finance, Category Renewables It’s the fall, and the discontent of American billionaires, like that of New York Mets fans, is rising. Not only has laconic investment guru Warren Buffett demanded that the U.S. levy more taxes on the …