From the Guardian: Green groups walk out of UN climate talks

Environment and development groups protest at slow speed and lack of ambition at Warsaw negotiations John Vidal and Fiona Harvey in Warsaw Thursday 21 November 2013 The Guardian http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2013/nov/21/mass-walk-out-un-climate-talks-warsaw —- Environment and development groups together with young people, trade unions and social movements walked out of the UN climate talks on …

[Climate Bonds] COP19 snippets: UN climate negotiations a damp squib / HSBC’s Robins “We need to integrate climate into financial policy” / GGGI CEO says investors should expect change in a rush, leaving assets stranded: “hedge your bets”!

Climate Bonds has posted a new item, ‘COP19 snippets: UN climate negotiations a damp squib / HSBC’s Robins “We need to integrate climate into financial policy” / GGGI CEO says investors should expect change in a rush, leaving assets stranded: “hedge your bets”!‘ I’ve been in Warsaw for more than …

SUMMARY OF THE GLOBAL LANDSCAPES FORUM 16-17 NOVEMBER 2013

The first Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) convened on Saturday and Sunday, 16 and 17 November 2013, at the University of Warsaw in Poland, on the sidelines of the 19th session of the Conference of the Parties (cop 19) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The Forum combines …

ECOLOGIC NEWSLETTER NO 134 – Ecologic Institute at the International Climate Summit COP19 in Warsaw – News

ECOLOGIC NEWSLETTER NO 134 – NOVEMBER 2013   Contents: 1.      Ecologic Institute at the International Climate Summit COP19 in Warsaw – News 2.      Improving Drought Governance in European Regions – News 3.      Cutting-Edge Research Project RADOST Presents Results – News 4.      Arctic Marine Governance: Opportunities for Transatlantic Cooperation – Publication 5.      Canada’s Arctic Council Chairmanship …

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION (ITUC) ITUC OnLine

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION (ITUC) ITUC OnLineClimate change is putting jobs at risk – governments must actBrussels,9 November 2014(ITUC OnLine): With a new round of the UnitedNations climate negotiations starting this monday in Warsaw, Poland, thelabour movement expressed its concerns on the impacts a low ambition climatedeal would mean for jobs globally.“Science is …

UN SOUTH-SOUTH FORUM WRAPS UP WITH OVER $450 MILLION PLEDGED FOR GREENER DEVELOPMENT

UN SOUTH-SOUTH FORUM WRAPS UP WITH OVER $450 MILLION PLEDGED FOR GREENER DEVELOPMENT New York, Nov 1 2013 12:00PM More than $450 million was pledged between investors, green businesses, Governments and other parties at the United Nations-organized Global South-South Development Expo in Nairobi, where hundreds of participants spent this week …

Prevention versus Crisis Management in Syria

We at Ethical Markets support  this Statement  by our colleague, Rick Ulfick , Founder of We The World  –  Hazel Henderson, Editor  Prevention versus Crisis Management in Syria Nonviolent Approaches that can Prevent and Potentially Resolve Conflicts such as in Syria Commentary by Rick Ulfik Founder of We, The World and the WE Campaign at WE.net …

World Future Council: “An unbearable inheritance to future generations”

Press release – for immediate release   “An unbearable inheritance to future generations” Global coalition of “Alternative Nobel Prize” laureates and members of the World Future Council condemn nuclear power expansion plans   Hamburg, July 16th 2013: A global coalition of laureates of the Right Livelihood Award and members of the …

Energy Self-Reliant States: Positive Policy Changes for Distributed Renewable Energy

The previous week I covered the one thing Obama’s climate policy can’t leave out, and you can judge the President’s climate plan for yourself.  Also, while I’m on “vacation” (moving) you can read (and link to) a web version of the fourth segment of our Rooftop Revolution report. Sincerely, John Positive Policy Changes for …

World Pulse: Your Voices Were Heard!

US Appoints Special Envoy to DRC View this email in your browser Donate | Subscribe We did it! Congolese Women Influence US Foreign Policy Your Voices Were Heard! In January, World Pulse and the Maman Shujaa Hero Women of the Democratic Republic of Congo asked you to sign a petition calling for …