Push for New Pact on Climate Change Is Plagued by Old Divide of Wealth

Push for New Pact on Climate Change Is Plagued by Old Divide of Wealth By JUSTIN GILLIS and CORAL DAVENPORTSEPT. 20, 2014 President Christopher J. Loeak of the Marshall Islands outside his home after tidal flooding. Credit Giff Johnson/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images At 1 p.m. on Sunday, tens of …

World’s Leading Institutional Investors Managing $24 Trillion Call for Carbon Pricing, Ambitious Global Climate Deal

UNSG Climate Summit  2014 World’s Leading Institutional Investors Managing $24 Trillion Call for Carbon Pricing, Ambitious Global Climate Deal    BlackRock, CalPERS, PensionDanmark, Deutsche, South African GEPF, Australian CFSGAM, Cathay Financial Holdings among nearly 350 investors urging heads of state to take strong action on climate change   For more …

2014 Renewable Energy Crowdfunding Conference

On 30 October 2014 in London, the first international renewable energy Crowdfunding Conference will take place! Crowdfunding has emerged as an effective innovative financing and marketing tool for renewable energy projects, unlocking the wealth of retail investors to experienced project developers. Meet all the crowdfunding leaders, like Mosaic, Abundance, Windcentrale, Trillion Fund & ECN and …

Peer production, disruption and the law – call for debates, essays and interviews

“P2P Foundation” – 2 new articles 1.     Peer production, disruption and the law – call for debates, essays and interviews 2.     Legislation and Finance for community ownership of renewable energy across Europe 3.     More Recent Articles 4.     Search P2P Foundation 5.     Prior Mailing Archive Peer production, disruption and the law …

[Climate Bonds] AAA away! EIB does a EUR350m ($480m) tap of its big 5yr climate awareness bond / World Bank does 4yr BRL465.5 + TLY335.5 (total $369m) green bonds for Japanese uridashi investors

Climate Bonds has posted a new item, ‘AAA away! EIB does a EUR350m ($480m) tap of its big 5yr climate awareness bond / World Bank does 4yr BRL465.5 + TLY335.5 (total $369m) green bonds for Japanese uridashi investors‘ The AAA-rated European Investment Bank (EIB) has placed a 6th tap of its 5 …

International Green Energy Council Secretary General Presents To The World Bank

The International Green Energy Council Secretary General, Ralph Avallone spoke with over 5000 World Bank representatives in Washington D.C last week at their very first sustainability expo.       “My hope is that the World Bank would become a strong collaborative partner with the International Green Energy Council in introducing …

A Rebuttal To President Obamas State of the Union Address From The President of The National Green Energy Council

  January 29, 2014     Dear President Obama, Speaker Boehner and Members of Congress, Please accept this message as the rebuttal of the green technology industry to yesterday’s State of The Union Address and the Republican rebuttal.   Mr. President,   Thank you for being a true leader and …

Suitpossum: Post-crisis Adventures in Financial Subversion

Suitpossum: Post-crisis Adventures in Financial Subversion Seedbombing: Applying the Principles of Permaculture to Finance Posted: 15 Dec 2013 05:55 AM PST I originally wrote this article for Transition Free Press Edition 4. It’s published under a Creative Commons licence (see side panel for details) Finance, even in its most high-tech formulations, …

DIY solar; the psychology of everyday illusions; Melbourne’s food startups | SMARTPLANET Weekly

smartplanet WEEKLY A WEEKLY PREVIEW OF OUR CURRENT ISSUE, DELIVERED EVERY SUNDAY. November 24, 2013 FROM THE DESK OF … Could DIY solar shake up the industry? The big solar manufacturers say they’re not worried. Meanwhile, three startups in Melbourne who are aiming to loosen the grip of their city’s …