ENB Vol. 9 No. 621 – Fifth meeting of the ad hoc Open-ended Working Group on Review of Implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity – Issue #4

  Earth Negotiations Bulletin · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · A Reporting Service for …

Sustainable Development Update – 20 May 2014 – Sustainable Development Policy & Practice

  A compilation of items recently posted to the Sustainable Development Policy & Practice knowledgebase Latest News – 20 May 2014 Experts Conclude Fourth Session on Sustainable Development Financing 16_May_2014: The Intergovernmental Committee of Experts on Sustainable Development Financing (ICESDF) held its Fourth Session, during which expert members discussed the …

Following Tradition: Top Examples of Indigenous Knowledge Preserving Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services

    UN Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services      Following Tradition:  Top Examples of Indigenous Knowledge Preserving Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services   IPBES experts cite importance of ‘co-production’ of information with indigenous people With the planet losing species 100 to 1,000 times faster than the natural extinction rate, …

GOVERNMENT-PRIVATE SECTOR COLLABORATION CRUCIAL FOR PROVIDING CLEAN ENERGY, BAN SAYS

GOVERNMENT-PRIVATE SECTOR COLLABORATION CRUCIAL FOR PROVIDING CLEAN ENERGY, BAN SAYS New York, Apr 17 2013  7:00PM Warning that the way the world produces, shares and uses energy is unsustainable, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called on governments and the private sector to collaborate in providing a cleaner, low-carbon model that benefits …

Deal round-up: Surge of investments seen in bioenergy and waste management PREMIUM

NewNet Daily Newsletter 25 June 2012 Deal News Deal round-up: Surge of investments seen in bioenergy and waste management PREMIUM Adenium, Foresight build portfolio of solar assets with €125m Italian deal First Solar gets go-ahead to continue build of 230MW PV plant Carbon Disclosure Project’s merger with forestry counterpart to …

Exploring creating synergies between The Waste Free Oceans Project and Upcycle the Gyres

News Release – Tuesday, June 12, 2012 Title: Exploring creating synergies between The Waste Free Oceans Project and Upcycle the Gyres Vancouver, Canada, June 12, 2012 – The Upcycle the Gyres Society today announced that it has opened a collaborative dialog with the Waste Free Oceans Project. The Waste Free …

Invitation | Transformation to Sustainable Economy: Global Sustainable Finance Conference, Germany

 A Two Day International Conference on Global Sustainable Finance will be held from 5th to 6th of July, 2012 inKarlsruhe, Germany. This event will bring together top executives and senior members of financial institutions, policy makers, economists, academia, regulators, sustainable development practitioners, senior government officials, representatives of international development agencies and other relevant …

Online seminars to introduce the Earth Charter and the Initiative

Online seminars to introduce the Earth Charter and the Initiative ECI Secretariat will be offering four online seminars to introduce the Earth Charter, once a week every week in September. Click here for more… ___________________________________________________________________________ An independent policy paper on the Earth Charter and Rio+20 is now available Three scholars …

Rio+20: Making it Happen Volume 2, Issue 8 Highlights UNCSD-CSD Linkages

Rio+20: Making it Happen Volume 2, Issue 8 Highlights UNCSD-CSD Linkages 29_April_2011: Rio+20: Making It Happen, Volume 2, Issue 8, highlights the third workshop on “Green Economy Pathways,” which was co-organized by the UN General Assembly and the Group of Friends on the Thematic Debate on Green Economy, as well …

Fifth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties for the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants – Issue #3

A Reporting Service for Environment and Development Negotiations Volume 15 Number 179 – Wednesday, 27 April 2011 POPS COP5 HIGHLIGHTS Tuesday, 26 April 2011 The fifth Conference of the Parties (COP5) to the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) convened for its second day in Geneva, Switzerland on Tuesday, …