UN Member States Receive Report on Finance for Sustainable Development

Commentary by Hazel Henderson, Editor-in-Chief Good News from Mr. WU! The UN Report on Finance for Sustainable Development shows the global economics paradigm shifting: from today’s financial model of the global casino dominated by high-frequency trading and multi-trillions in derivative positions far exceeding the real world economy’s GDP – to …

[Climate Bonds] China’s State Council (the Chinese govt’s cabinet) has decided to encourage green corporate bonds as part of its financial market reforms. Bravo! Will the EU and the US follow?

Climate Bonds has posted a new item, ‘China’s State Council (the Chinese govt’s cabinet) has decided to encourage green corporate bonds as part of its financial market reforms. Bravo! Will the EU and the US follow?’China’s State Council, the Chinese Government’s cabinet, last week published an important and comprehensive plan …

Queen’s Speech promises to deliver electricity market reforms

09 May 2012 BREAKING NEWS Queen’s Speech promises to deliver electricity market reforms Legislation to enable launch of Green Investment Bank also confirmed in annual agenda for next year of parliament READ» ALSO IN THE NEWS WWF leading corporate giants to epic carbon cuts Companies including Coca-Cola and IBM cut …

Q2 clean energy investment up 27%

Q2 clean energy investment up 27% The clean energy sector attracted $41.7 billion in new investment in the second quarter of 2011. More >>> ——————————————————————————– UK sets out to reform electricity market, cut carbon The UK government has set out reforms to the electricity market, with the aim of driving …