Good News Agency: A culture of peace is emerging in all fields of human endeavour

Jay Owen Global Citizen

Good News Agency A culture of peace is emerging in all fields of human endeavour   Good News Agency carries positive and constructive news from all over the world relating to voluntary work, the work of the United Nations, non governmental organizations and institutions engaged in improving the quality of life …

Today’s Top Stories from GFI: African dream ‘held back by illicit outflow of capital’

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

  Tuesday, May 7, 2013 Kofi Annan: Imagine An African Continent, Where Leaders Use Mineral Wealth Wisely New Draft Paper: Emerging Countries and the Taxation of Offshore Accounts “The Trend is in Our Direction.” Appeals Court Loss is Latest Setback for Oil Company Secrecy Campaign Karzai’s Ghost Money from the …

We did it — Europe just banned bee-killing pesticides!!

Jay Owen Global Citizen

We did it — Europe just banned bee-killing pesticides!! Mega-corporations like Bayer threw everything they had at this, but people-power, science and good governance came out on top!! Bee “die in” at Bayer’s headquarters, Cologne Vanessa Amaral-Rogers from the specialist conservation organisation Buglife, says: “It was a close vote, but thanks …

cleantech news: EU Launches Anti-Subsidy Investigation On Solar Glass From China

Jay Owen Greentech

Top cleantech news of the day from CleanTechnica, the world’s #1 cleantech or clean energy website: EU Launches Anti-Subsidy Investigation On Solar Glass From China Greenpeace Ranks Cisco, Google In First (Tie) In Latest IT Sector Climate Leadership Ranking Massachusetts Crushes Solar Goals, Aims Much Higher Greatly Improved EV Charger Design …

Bail-out Is Out, Bail-in Is In: Time for Some Publicly-Owned Banks

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

“[W]ith Cyprus . . . the game itself changed. By raiding the depositors’ accounts, a major central bank has gone where they would not previously have dared. The Rubicon has been crossed.” —Eric Sprott, Shree Kargutkar, “Caveat Depositor” The crossing of the Rubicon into the confiscation of depositor funds was …

NewNet Daily Newsletter:Ceramic Fuel Cells funding ‘imminent’, plans to tap German SMEs

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

Essential industry insights: cleantech, renewables, sustainability Problems? View it online. NewNet Daily Newsletter 16 April 2013 Stay up-to-date with the newest cleantech innovators garnering investor attention with aNew Energy World Network premium subscription Deal News Ceramic Fuel Cells funding ‘imminent’, plans to tap German SMEs PREMIUM Flurry of filings as green chemicals …

Winner Takes All: The Super-priority Status of Derivatives

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

Posted on April 9, 2013 by Ellen Brown Cyprus-style confiscation of depositor funds has been called the “new normal.”  Bail-in policies are appearing in multiple countries directing failing TBTF banks to convert the funds of “unsecured creditors” into capital; and those creditors, it turns out, include ordinary depositors. Even “secured” creditors, including …

Alternative Energy: Germany’s Electricity Surplus Nearly Quadruples In 2 Years

Jay Owen Greentech

Alternative Energy Germany’s Electricity Surplus Nearly Quadruples In 2 Years EIA Reports Drop in Energy Use for Manufacturers Grid-Tie Solar + Power Outage Backup! ‘Artificial leaf’ gains the ability to self-heal damage and produce energy from dirty water Renault Twin’Z — 100% Electric Concept Car For The City For Price …

A Safe and a Shotgun or Publicly-owned Banks? The Battle of Cyprus

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

A Safe and a Shotgun or Publicly-owned Banks? The Battle of Cyprus Posted on March 21, 2013 by Ellen Brown If these worries become really serious, . . . [s]mall savers will take their money out of banks and resort to household safes and a shotgun. – Martin Hutchinson on the attempted EU raid on …

Alternative Energy: How Malmö, Sweden Is Actually A Bike-Friendly City (Video)

Jay Owen Greentech

Alternative Energy How Malmö, Sweden Is Actually A Bike-Friendly City (Video) Energy Industry Faced with a Possible Workforce Shortage You Could Win A Smart Electric Car & Rooftop Solar PV System Introduction to the Free Energy Revolution NRGLab Posts February 5 Auction Report Sterling’s Weekly Free Energy Review on SmartScarecrow …