SUMMARY OF THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION (WHO) CONFERENCE ON HEALTH AND CLIMATE

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

The World Health Organization (WHO) Conference on Health and Climate took place at WHO Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland from 27-29 August 2014. It was attended by 360 participants, including health and environment ministers of WHO member states, senior civil servants, technical experts, UN agencies, NGOs, chief executives from health authorities …

SUMMARY OF THE WORKING GROUP MEETING OF THE CLIMATE AND CLEAN AIR COALITION TO REDUCE SHORT-LIVED CLIMATE POLLUTANTS

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

The Working Group meeting of the Climate and Clean Air Coalition to Reduce Short-Lived Climate Pollutants (CCAC) convened in Paris, France, from 16-17 July 2014. The meeting was attended by more than 90 participants, representing state and non-state partners of the CCAC, its Scientific Advisory Panel (SAP), the CCAC Secretariat …

[Climate Bonds] Now it’s 25! A dozen more banks sign on to “Green Bond Principles” + ICMA takes on Secretariat role. Can they make it 100 banks signed on by UN Climate Summit in Sept? Go on, Ban Ki Moon needs some good news.

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

Climate Bonds has posted a new item, ‘Now it’s 25! A dozen more banks sign on to “Green Bond Principles” + ICMA takes on Secretariat role. Can they make it 100 banks signed on by UN Climate Summit in Sept? Go on, Ban Ki Moon needs some good news.‘ The …

Earth Day Press Release: Weather Drives American Public’s Climate Concern

Jay Owen Sustainability News

Weather Drives American Public’s Climate Concern   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 18, 2013   As Earth Day approaches (Monday 22 April), a GlobeScan poll of American public opinion has found that Superstorm Sandy last October appears to have increased the perceived seriousness of climate change, much as Hurricane Katrina affected …

Can Chemical-Free Agriculture Save the Planet?

Ethical Markets Reforming Global Finance

November 27, 2012 Can Chemical-Free Agriculture Save the Planet? No group has more on the line at the COP-18 climate summit than the world’s farmers. With crop yields increasingly hurt by severe droughts, desertification and other weather-related events, farmers are turning to agrochemicals to offset the loss. While that may …

UN Environment Talks: Financial Transactions Tax Needed to Fund Climate Action

kristy Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION (ITUC) ITUC OnLine 123/140611 UN Environment Talks: Financial Transactions Tax Needed to Fund Climate Action Brussels, 14 June 2011 (ITUC OnLine): Trade unions and civil society allies are calling on this week’s UN climate meeting in Bonn to endorse a financial transactions tax to help meet …

Madrid Climate Dialogue: Green & Decent jobs, Social Protection & Financial Transactions Tax Must be on RIO+20 Agenda

kristy Reforming Global Finance

We at Ethical Markets fully support the financial transaction tax INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION ITUC OnLine 083/120411 Madrid Climate Dialogue: Green & Decent jobs, Social Protection & Financial Transactions Tax Must be on RIO+20 Agenda Madrid/Brussels, 12 April 2011 (ITUC OnLine): International trade union leaders meeting today in Madrid with …

UN Climate Change Conference in Cancún: WFC showcases solutions

Ethical Markets Global Citizen

World Future Council Newsletter From 29 November to 10 December, the next climate summit will take place in Cancún, Mexico. After the excitement and high hopes for Copenhagen, this year’s conference seems to be rather downsized. Unfortunately, this also applies to the expectations regarding the negotiation’s results. However, one must …