Don’t water down climate targets, Government warned

Jay Owen Advisors' Forum

Ethical Markets Advisory Board member Tessa Tennant is one of the directors for the UK Green Investment Bank, instrumental in guiding the environmental policy in the UK which informed the report “Progress on Carbon Budgets” from the House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee.   ~ editor 08 October 2013 MPs have …

The UN IPCC backs carbon budget approach

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

The UN IPCC backs carbon budget approach The potential for unburnable carbon and stranded fossil fuel assets has today been thrust into the limelight with the IPCC’s carbon budget analysis in its latest report. ‘The Carbon Tracker Initiative welcomes the IPCC’s dialogue on carbon budgets. Their findings are consistent with …

Citizens Convention on Reinventing Government and Changing Politics

Jay Owen Global Citizen

Centre for Civil Society     The Heart and Soul of Australia Voice | Representation | Social Infrastructure    Putting citizens at the centre of power …   Citizens Convention on Reinventing Government and Changing Politics Melbourne 5-6 August 2013   With        Ken Coghill, Tim Smith, Monash University Accountability Round Table        …

Publisher’s Column: Taibbi Vanquishes Vampire Squid

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, Community Development Solutions

  Publisher’s Column:  Taibbi Vanquishes Vampire Squid  This and other highlights of the Public Banking 2013 Conference now available for free viewing on the Public Banking Institute’s website here. As one of the many people producing the Public Banking 2013 Conference, Conversation and TPP Forum, it was satisfying beyond measure to …

UNVEILING AND EXPLAINING THE PRESIDENT’S PROPOSED FY’14 ENERGY BUDGET

Jay Owen Resource Efficiency, Trendspotting

UNVEILING AND EXPLAINING THE PRESIDENT’S              PROPOSED FY’14 ENERGY BUDGET     The non-profit Environment and Energy Study Institute held one of its many Congressional briefings, and on Friday, April 19th, the briefing was on The Administration’s proposed FY14 energy budget.   Jason Walsh, Senior Advisor, Dept. of Energy Office of …

Global Marshall Plan Initiative: 10 Years Global Marshall Plan Initiative

Jay Owen Global Citizen

Global Marshall Plan Initiative www.globalmarshallplan.org Newsletter 4/2013 10 Years Global Marshall Plan Initiative Finding out How to Get Active for a more Just and Balanced World Raising of Awareness in Bulgaria: Kids in Action DunaVision – The Journey of Change Has Begun There Are no “Tax Havens”! Global Justice, Burnout, …

Top Story: Businesses barter for health care

Jay Owen Community Development Solutions

  Share   Top Stories for Monday, March 25, 2013 Businesses barter for health care Looking for ways to help employees cover health-care costs, more Central Florida businesses are turning to bartering and trading goods and services for medical care Pay by phone technology raises privacy, security concerns Your smart …

Green Transition Scoreboard August 2012 Press Release

Ethical Markets Green Prosperity

For Immediate Release ethical markets Media (USA and Brazil) PO Box 5190, St. Augustine, FL  32085 [email protected] phone 904.829.3140 PRIVATE R&D DRIVING GROWTH OF GLOBAL GREEN ECONOMY St. Augustine, FL, August 29, 2012 —  As of July 2012, $3.6 trillion has been privately invested in a greener, global economy, since …

Carbon budgets and sub-prime assets

kristy Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News

The concept of fossil fuel reserves exceeding the carbon budget continues to gather acceptance. Last week the IEA published its World Energy Outlook 2011. In the Climate Change Chapter, the IEA uses the same approach as Carbon Tracker to show that thee numbers don’t add up. See attached extract for …