REN21’s Renewables 2015 Global Status Report

a Newsletter – June 2015   In this issue News from the Secretariat | News from the Network | Upcoming Events   Dear Reader, As I write these lines, I am on my way back from the launch of this year’s Global Status Report in China. Over the past decade, China has established itself …

Energy News: New Utility Model, Same as the Old Utility Model? In West Virginia, Tesla is Just a Small Town | The Energy Collective Daily

Energy News: New Utility Model, Same as the Old Utility Model? In West Virginia, Tesla is Just a Small Town | The Energy Collective Daily Energy News: New Utility Model, Same as the Old Utility Model? In West Virginia, Tesla is Just a Small Town Posted: 10 Apr 2015 08:00 …

Limiting global warming to 2 °C – why Victor and Kennel are wrong

Ethical Markets  posts this debate on the 2  degree Limit  while we continue to  focus on what all 191 UN member countries already agree : to  shift away from fossil energy and non-renewables to  cleaner,inclusive sustainable green economies worldwide . This is what we track in our Green Transition Scoreboard® …

The Energy Collective – Roundup

Is Global Clean Energy Investment at a Tipping Point? Posted: 02 Oct 2014 09:00 AM PDT Last week, amidst the United Nations Climate Summit and historic climate march, many governments, investors, and financial institutions took the opportunity to make big announcements about their investment in the future of clean energy. …

Future of Cities – Surge in Emerging Markets

We at Ethical Markets are wary of too much reliance on algorithms , unless frequently monitored and updated by  humans !  For example, the takeover of Wall Street by algorithms and high-frequency trading led to  the recent “ flash crashes” . Such  future events are  predicted by me and others …

Sustainable Development Update – 18 September 2014 – Sustainable Development Policy & Practice

      A compilation of items recently posted to the Sustainable Development Policy & Practice knowledgebase Notice: IISD Reporting Services invites you to complete a brief survey (by 30 September 2014) that we have designed to ensure that our knowledgebases are as useful and informative as possible.Click here to …

We are proud to announce that the China Greentech Initiative (CGTI) team has joined the Paulson Institute

September 10, 2014   Dear China Greentech Community,   We are proud to announce that the China Greentech Initiative (CGTI) team has joined the Paulson Institute (PI), in a move that will take our work to new heights. At the Paulson Institute, the CGTI team, capabilities and assets will support the expansion …

Senior UN officials urge Member States to craft ‘bold, pragmatic’ post-2015 agenda

11 September 2014 – With an “intense and important year ahead,” United Nations Member States must work to build a framework that will sustain and finish what was accomplished with the landmark Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in the fight against poverty, hunger and disease, while rising to challenges old and …

Other News: Financial reform: Call to arms

Financial reform: Call to arms   By Martin Wolf – Financial Times   Post-crisis efforts to bolster economies and create safer banks have only preserved a flawed system   The financial crises and the years of economic malaise that followed represent profound failures of the economy and of policy. Above …