Linking arms to create sustainable supply chains

Get the latest insight, announcements and events from CDP’s blog Linking arms to create sustainable supply chains Posted on April 1, 2015 by Lance Pierce Every year we delay addressing climate change could cost the economy US$150 billion, say the White House. Yet major US-based supply chains trail the rest …

The hidden cost of freezing Russia out of finance

     The hidden cost of freezing Russia out of finance   By Gillian Tett – Financial Times   Instead of having one major cross-border payments system there could eventually be many   This week, a milestone was passed on the road of globalisation. The Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial …

OTHER NEWS: At the Crucial Nexus of Water and Energy

While it is, of course, vital to finally link water and energy use, this report still overlooks the opportunities for saline agriculture and aquaculture to provide all of our growing human family’s needs for food, fiber and fuel from our most abundant global resources: the Earth’s 97% seawater; daily free …

GEOLAC

Co-hosted for 2014 by The World Bank, GEOLAC gathers key LAC and international stakeholders – governments, utilities, multilaterals, developers, capital providers, and other providers of expertise – to explore opportunities for increased geothermal output, tackle obstacles to development, promote the exchange of knowledge and expertise, and facilitate vital new meetings …

[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 …

FOLLOW THE FISH! Spencer Beebe is helping to build the 21st century deep green economy in the Pacific Northwest. By Ellie Winninghoff

FOLLOW THE FISH   Spencer Beebe is helping to build the 21st century deep green economy in the Pacific Northwest.   By Ellie Winninghoff   If rainforests are so important, why doesn’t anybody worry about the rainforest of the Pacific Northwest? That’s a question that plagued Spencer Beebe when he …

May – Thriving in the Midst of Climate Change – other Updates from ILSR

Friend on Facebook Follow on Twitter Forward to a Friend First Broadband Technology Opportunities Project Transforms Rural Georgia Communities When the North Georgia Network was constructed the community was searching for a strategy to grow as agriculture and manufacturing opportunities slowly left the region. In this episode of ILSR’s Community …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Reforestation study shows trade-offs between water, carbon and timber

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News  Reforestation study shows trade-offs between water, carbon and timber Earth’s mantle affects long-term sea-level rise estimates Scientists offer first definitive proof of bacteria-feeding behavior in green algae Biophysicists measure mechanism that determines fate of living cells Tomatoes: The world’s favorite fruit, only better-tasting and longer-lasting New …

NATURE’S FORTUNE TOUTED BY FORMER GOLDMAN DIRECTOR By Ellie Winninghoff

NATURE’S FORTUNE TOUTED BY FORMER GOLDMAN DIRECTOR By Ellie Winninghoff “We love nature, but we make it sound like a luxury.” That’s how Nature Conservancy president and CEO Mark Tercek, formerly a managing director at Goldman Sachs, opened his remarks earlier this month at a gathering at Town Hall in …

The Annual Conference of the World Future Society July 19-21, 2013 • Chicago Hilton Hotel • Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A

The Annual Conference of the World Future Society July 19-21, 2013 • Chicago Hilton Hotel • Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. We stand on the verge of a golden age of artificial intelligence (AI). Robots are making their way from the battlefield into our factories, schools, and nursing homes, and onto our roads. …