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Ethical Markets Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

Posted on 04. Dec, 2012 by in blog

– I’m in Qatar, a place slightly smaller than Connecticut, prosaically described in my travel guide app as “mainly flat and barren desert, covered with loose sand and gravel”. There’s not a lot of desert left in its capital, Doha, just a vast sea of choked-up highways (serious SUV traffic!) and low-rise buildings punctuated by monumentalist skyscrapers, all thanks to huge natural gas resources. Pity we’re going to have to leave a large part of that gas in the ground if we’re going to avoid catastrophic climate change. Read more…