After Durban: We Must Pull the Emergency Brake Before the 1 Per Cent Drive Us Off the Cliff

Ethical Markets Reforming Global Finance, Earth Systems Science

Published on Sunday, December 18, 2011 by rabble.ca by Derrick O’Keefe On behalf of Canada, Environment Minister Peter Kent recently spent several days in Durban at the UN climate talks treating the global community like, well, shit — disrespecting her, ignoring her wishes and just generally displaying rude and selfish behaviour. But …

Developed nations – led by US, UK and Japan – Try to turn green climate fund into greedy corporate fund

kristy Green Prosperity, Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News, Global Citizen

MEDIA ADVISORY Thursday December 1st, 2011 Developed Nations – Led by US, UK and Japan – Try to turn green climate fund into greedy corporate fund. Durban, South Africa, Dec. 1, 2011? Today 163 civil society organisations from 39 countries released a letter exposing an attempt led by the US, …

Good environmental policy is good economic policy

kristy Reforming Global Finance

While a political storm brews in Washington over deficit reduction, severe storms are on the rise, as Hurricane Irene reminded us when it swept up the eastern seaboard. For years, Congress has attempted to appease corporate energy interests rather than produce good climate policy, and with the economy in trouble, …

Where is the “Blueprint”? The Coordinating Committee questions whether civil society will have an answer to the next crisis?

Ethical Markets Global Citizen

The Global Marshall Plan – A living breathing network! Make your contribution today From the “Bottom Up” – Action for a World in Balance Local Global Marshall Plan groups are working hard to raise awareness in preparation for the tipping point. Where is the “Blueprint”? The Coordinating Committee questions whether …

Trevor WinnieClean-Energy Technologies aren’t “Cute,” but Critical to our Energy Future

kristy Resource Efficiency

CLEANWATCH The Monthly e-Letter on Clean Technology from Clean Edge Welcome to CLEANWATCH. Each issue offers the latest news, events, and other resources on clean energy, transportation, water, and materials. Trevor WinnieClean-Energy Technologies aren’t “Cute,” but Critical to our Energy Future By Trevor Winnie When Microsoft founder and chairman Bill …

Women’s Earth and Climate Caucus

kristy The Power of Yin

Dear Friends, WECC is glad to be supporting the upcoming iMatter March on May 8th. Please join us in the iMatter March on Mother’s Day, May 8th in San Francisco. The iMatter Campaign was started by 16 year old Alec Loorz. It is a youth-led revolution that will serve as …

The Cancun Compacts: Nations of world choose hope in face of climate crisis

Ethical Markets Green Prosperity

“Confidence is back,” announced Mexico’s President Felipe Calderon at the conclusion of climate talks in Cancun at 3 am. “Hope has returned.” Restoring hopes crushed by the collapse last year of Copenhagen’s climate negotiations, the nations of the world have rediscovered consensus on addressing global warming pollution tonight in Cancun. …