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 …

From rights in the metaverse to community forests

“Ethical Markets welcomes this focus by the Thomson Reuters Foundation on the idiocies of Silicon Valley’s promotion of virtual reality and the so-called: “metaverse”! We have been following these dangerous trends for several years, see my “Steering Social Media Toward Sanity”  and my forthcoming article: “ENSLAVING OURSELVES TO INFOTECH SPEED AND …

What can we do about society’s ‘information disorder’?

“Ethical Markets welcomes this new Commission on Information Disorder, which focuses on the same key issues we cover in “Steering Social Media Toward Sanity“ and our forthcoming “Enslaving Ourselves to Infotech Speed and Virtual Reality: Progress or Collective Insanity?”, Dec 4, 2021. Hazel Henderson, Editor” By Mathew Ingram In January, the Aspen Institute set up …

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 …

Highlights and images of main proceedings for 9 November 2021

The Glasgow Climate Change conference continued along its technical and political tracks. Some meetings were in smaller, closed rooms, while others included observers. Consensus emerged more readily in some rooms than others, with today serving as COP 26 President Sharma’s anticipated deadline for technical work.Highlights of the day included: Negotiations on finance, technology, …

The Great Repricing – Industry Perspectives on Climate Investing

“This new report: “THE GREAT REPRICING: Financial Advice in the Age of Climate Change“ is the clearest presentation so far of all the options for investors, asset managers and financial firms in navigating the next decade of global transitions. As renewable technologies scale further beyond the fossilized era and stranded assets …

The Millennium Project Overview.pptx

“Ethical Markets highly recommends this Overview of all the achievements of our partner, the Millennium Project and its leaders Jerome Glenn, Ted Gordon and Elizabeth Florescu.  We are proud of these achievement and I am honored to still serve on its Planning Committee . Hazel Henderson, Editor“

“Wows, no more cows?” by Nick Silver

Governments, large corporations and investors are frantically announcing climate change pledges. Trillions of dollars are being invested in the transition to net zero, and many investors are disinvesting from fossil fuel companies, with a resultant hammering of the valuations of these companies, bringing into question their future viability. To transfer …