SECURING FOREST RIGHTS, COMBATING CLIMATE CHANGE

      SECURING FOREST RIGHTS, COMBATING CLIMATE CHANGE   Community Forests: An Undervalued Approach to Climate Change Mitigation  WRI’s Land and Resource Rights project, in partnership with the Rights and Resources Initiative, released a groundbreaking new report, Securing Rights, Combating Climate Change: How Strengthening Community Forests Rights Mitigates Climate …

Global assessment of best practices in green growth reveals pathways for success

  Knowledge Update Issue 2014-5                                                                                         1 …

High-level meeting to discuss potential solutions for transforming cities

  For immediate release: Tuesday, August 27 2013     High-level meeting to discuss potential solutions for transforming cities   A series of high-level events addressing some of the world’s most critical challenges is being kicked off today with a meeting devoted to the transformation of cities. Organised with the participation …

Energy Self-Reliant States Weekly: Proposed Solar Standard is Cheap Compared to Minnesota Utilities’ Rate Increases

I wonder why Xcel Energy ignores solar when it asks ratepayers to finance 3 new natural gas plants for new peaking capacity in Minnesota, I interview Brian Minish about the remarkable 600-owner South Dakota Wind Partners community wind project, and Minnesota utilities fail to mention that the 1.33% rate hike proposed in the solar …

Union Square Ventures is Cornering the Crowdfunding Market

Don’t hesitate to get in touch! [email protected] Union Square Ventures is Cornering the Crowdfunding Market May 08, 2013 12:07 pm | Jonathan Sandlund |View Original Post|   As you’ve undoubtedly heard by now, CircleUp announced its $7.5 million Series A yesterday. Surpassing Funders Club’s $6 million “seed” round in October, this …

Last Week from ILSR’s Energy Self-Reliant States

Coming to you from the distributed energy guru   I wonder why Xcel Energy ignores solar when it asks ratepayers to finance 3 new natural gas plants for new peaking capacity in Minnesota, I interview Brian Minish about the remarkable 600-owner South Dakota Wind Partners community wind project, and Minnesota utilities fail to mention that the …

Envision Solar Announces Major Business Development Event

Disclaimer: for full disclosure, Ethical Markets principals are investors in Envision Solar, Hazel Henderson, Editor Envision Solar Announces Major Business Development Event, 2011 Results and Significant Debt Reduction Gross margin profitability for 2011, a further $1M in debt reduction and a Fortune 10 company signs a major LOI San Diego …