Ecocity World Summit 2013 is convening this September 25-27 in Nantes, France,

Ecocity World Summit 2013 is convening this September 25-27 in Nantes, France, and preparations are ramping up. We hope to see many of our members and network partners there. Nantes Metropole has generously extended the early bird rates to August 20. It is our hope that this edition of the conference …

Values: Investing to Reduce Returns – Of CO2

Investing to Reduce Returns – Of CO2  On May 9, 2013, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reported an ominous milestone from an observatory in Hawaii. Atmospheric levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) had reached 400 parts per million (ppm), nearly 22 ppm above average levels one decade ago and well …

Google’s Stake in Lending Club a Defining Moment for Crowdfinance

Google’s Stake in Lending Club a Defining Moment for Crowdfinance — InvestedIn CEO Alon Goren says Google’s investment in the crowdfinance platform is a key milestone. OTHER HIGHLIGHTS The Rob Ford ‘Crackstarter:’ A Crowdfunding Campaign to Root Against  With Gawker’s campaign over on Indiegogo right now to raise funds to purchase …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News : Carbon dioxide at NOAA’s Mauna Loa Observatory reaches new milestone: Tops 400 parts per million

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Carbon dioxide at NOAA’s Mauna Loa Observatory reaches new milestone: Tops 400 parts per million Sacred lotus genome sequence enlightens scientists Revealing hidden fungal species using DNA: The importance of recognizing cryptic diversity Earliest archaeological evidence of human ancestors hunting and scavenging Kestrels, other urban birds …

DEPUTY UN CHIEF STRESSES NEED TO ADVANCE SUSTAINABLE TOURISM AS CITIES CONTINUE TO GROW

  The United Nations Deputy Secretary-General today encouraged governments, the tourism industry and local communities to work together to tackle the important challenge of urbanization and tourism to sustainable development.In <“http://www.un.org/sg/dsg/statements/index.asp?nid=400“>remarks to the Working Luncheon on Sustainable Urban Development and Tourism, hosted by the Permanent Mission of China to the …

Top Cleantech Stories Of The Day! New York State Could Run On Wind, Water and Sunlight

Top cleantech news of the day from CleanTechnica, the world’s #1 cleantech or clean energy website:   New York State Could Run On Wind, Water and Sunlight New Zero-Down, No-Risk Energy Efficiency Investment Fund Aims To Unlock $150 Billion In Savings 20 Solar, Wind, EV, & Other Tech/Energy Stories Not To …

Top Cleantech Stories Of The Day: Ivanpah — The World’s Largest Solar Thermal Power Plant

Top cleantech news of the day from CleanTechnica, the world’s #1 cleantech website: Ivanpah — The World’s Largest Solar Thermal Power Plant — Passes Its First Functional Test Nissan Leaf & Chevy Volt Sales Up Shell Scenario: Solar To Be #1 Source Of Energy (But Don’t Jump Yet) Obama’s Executive Orders …

NewEnergyNews: Ultracapacitators

NewEnergyNews Daily Headlines click here for main page: http://www.NewEnergyNews.net/     On The Road Reading, Thursday, January 17:    While NewEnergyNews is on the road covering wind and solar conferences, check out these pieces written recently for Greentech Media. Back soon.   * On The Road Reading: Has Ioxus Built a Better Ultracap? Flat cells …

Alliance: A role model for the good ship philanthropy?

An Indigenous-Led Organization Thank you for all of your responses to our June newsletter! We’ve had a busy couple of months. We are in the final stages of preparing to launch our new website! This new and improved version has been redesigned to help streamline applications to the Keepers of …