GEO Week 2021

On Tuesday afternoon, GEO Week 2021 continued with the official opening of the Seventeenth Plenary Session of the Group on Earth Observations (GEO-17). Participants heard presentations on the GEO Work Programme activities and contributions to global policy frameworks, specifically the Minamata Convention on Mercury, the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, and …

Ammonia Energy Newsletter #5.245:  final roundup from Glasgow, new investments from Fortescue & CF Industries locked in ?

“Ethical Markets welcomes the breakthroughs occurring on greening hydrogen and ammonia, which emerged in the COP26 debates on accelerating the global green transition. Hazel Henderson, Editor“ For the last time this year we check into COP. Fortescue Future Industries made a series of big announcements, including new hydrogen & ammonia production …

ALL RISE: Corporate Knights 2021 Fall Issue + Weekly roundup

ALL RISE You’ll find hope and inspiration in the Fall Issue of Corporate Knights magazine, published today and distributed to subscribers of The Globe and Mail and Washington Post. Read all about how youth are taking governments to court for failing to tackle the climate crisis in our cover story: “How Young People Are Using …

Airlines jockey for limited sustainable fuel

By Siddharth Philip and Ben Elgin Airlines rolled out a slew of sustainable fuel initiatives in the run-up to COP26, aiming to prove they’re serious about the fight against global warming. Sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), a substitute for the fossil-based kerosene powering today’s jet turbines, is derived from a variety of …

Agricultural Partnership for Climate Action – Tuesday Nov 16 Webinar

Richard Heinberg on Nov 29 Learn about the Agriculture Climate Partnership, which is transitioning U.S. agriculture to become net negative for CHG emissions. Also, farmer and open-source ag data sharing founder, Dorn Cox, joins the panel. Doubling Down on Data: Giving You the Edge in Agriculture Tuesday, November 16, 1:15- 2:45 …

Turning Trash into Treasure: a New Tech bringing Urban Mining Closer to Fruition

by Scarlett Evans A team of researchers from Rice University in Houston, Texas have identified a novel application for a method originally created to produce graphene – extracting valuable metals from electronic waste. The electronic waste (or e-waste) industry poses a huge problem. Not only is the increasing digitisation of our …

The one planet we’ve got

“Ethical Markets is happy to see that President Obama will continue his longtime climate advocacy and action since Copenhagen in 2009, when we published our first annual Green Transition Scoreboard® tracking $1.1 trillion of private green investors (like many of us personally!) who were already invested in green sectors worldwide. Our successive …

Mobile Metal Mines

China’s EV Life Cycle Is Evolving Here’s an interesting statistic: for every five new vehicles sold in China last month, one was powered by alternative energy. In September, the so-called new-energy-vehicle penetration rate, a gauge of electric car popularity, nudged past 20% for the first time in the world’s biggest car …

Unlocking the Hydrogen Economy

Bloom Energy recently moderated an expert panel discussion at the Reuters Global Energy Transition 2021. The event unites leaders and change-makers from across the public and private sectors to discuss how companies like yours can unlock the hydrogen economy. Watch the video recap now on our blog.     Expert Panelists The panel …

Surge of public support for STB Chair Oberman’s statements on US Railroads

“Ethical markets supports this initiative to help fully electrify US rail services and re-dedicate them to their public interest mandate. Hazel Henderson, Editor “   Letter by 35 organizations and 100 activists, community leaders and issue experts supports federal rail regulator’s bold statements Unconventional alliance of environmental, labor, and social …