Water management planning approach deals with deep uncertainties

News Alert Issue 409, 26 March 2015  Science for Environment Policy About this service Contact the Editor Subscribe to this News Alert  In this issue Water management planning approach deals with deep uncertainties More adaptive approaches to planning could help policymakers deal with deep uncertainties about the future of our …

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® …

Who’s Winning the clean Energy Race? 2013

Overview For the past five years, Pew has tracked investment and finance trends in the world’s leading economies. Over that period, the clean energy industry has been buffeted by a global recession, broad changes in energy markets, and uncertainty surrounding international policies on clean energy and climate change. Despite these …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News : Scientists unmask the climate uncertainty monster

  ScienceDaily: Top Environment News   Scientists unmask the climate uncertainty monster Posted: 04 Apr 2014 11:03 AM PDT Increasing uncertainty in the climate system compels a greater urgency for climate change mitigation, according to new research. Scientists have shown that as uncertainty in the temperature increase expected with a …

US Patent Awarded to Envision Solar for EnvisionTrak(TM)

DISCLAIMER :    Full Disclosure :  Principals of Ethical Markets Media  are early –stage investors in Envision Solar  US Patent Awarded to Envision Solar for EnvisionTrak(TM) Unique Tracking Solution Enables Solar Tree(R) Structures to Track the Sun Without Impeding Traffic SAN DIEGO, CA–(Marketwired – February 13, 2014) – Envision Solar International, Inc., (EVSI) (“Envision …

Quality of Life Indicators in Context by Hazel Henderson

A monthly look at Employment and Income in the USA   Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 113,000 in January and upward revisions in November and December added 34,000 jobs.  November’s total non-farm employment was revised upward to 274,000.  The unemployment rate decreased from 6.7% to 6.6% while the civilian labor force …

“IMF Reform: An Imperative for US Leadership – Nov 20 @ Carnegie Center

  This is a kind reminder that New Rules and the Heinrich Boell Foundation will be hosting a seminar on IMF Governance Reform this Wednesday at the Carnegie Center. We hope you can join us for this discussion and help us to move these critical reforms forward. Please see details below: IMF …

The Nagoya Protocol and Synthetic Biology Research: A Look at the Potential Impacts

The Nagoya Protocol and Synthetic Biology Research: A Look at the Potential Impacts WASHINGTON – The United Nations (UN) is working to ensure that the benefits of genetic resources are shared in a fair and equitable way via the Nagoya Protocol to the Convention on Biological Diversity.  The Nagoya Protocol …

Inventory Finds Increase in Consumer Products Containing Nanoscale Materials

Inventory Finds Increase in Consumer Products Containing Nanoscale Materials Re-launched Inventory Seeks Input to Address Scientific Uncertainty                                                                                                    WASHINGTON — The updated Nanotechnology Consumer Products Inventory now contains 1,628 consumer products that have been introduced to the market since 2005, representing a 24 percent increase since the last update in 2010. In addition …