How Science Is Telling Us All To Revolt

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

How Science Is Telling Us All To Revolt by Naomi Klein Waste land: large-scale irrigation strips nutrients from the soil, scars the landscape and could alter climactic conditions beyond repair. Image: Edward Burtynsky, courtesy Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto/ Flowers, London, Pivot Irrigation #11 High Plains, Texas Panhandle, USA (2011) In December 2012, …

European Energy Review DIGEST: Danes united behind the “most ambitious energy plan in the world”

Jay Owen Greentech

Friday 16 August 2013 Welcome to our weekly Digest. In this free newsletter you will find an overview of all the articles published by EER in the previous week. To get access to the full content, you need to sign up as Premium Member. You can now try our Premium Membership for free for …

Urgent challenges fuel debate at The Economist Events’ UK Energy Summit 2013

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

Press Release July 4th 2013 Urgent challenges fuel debate at The Economist Events’ UK Energy Summit 2013 Key figures discuss the capital challenge, shale gas, security of supply, and affordability as Energy Secretary Ed Davey announces DECC reshuffle The UK can no longer afford to bury its head in the …

Aldersgate Group: Business and investors urge MPs to vote for 2030 decarbonisation target

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

Our Members ACCA Global Andrew George MP Anglian Water ASDA Association of Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authorities Aviva Investors Bank of America Merrill Lynch Barry Sheerman MP BIFFA BioRegional BT Caroline Lucas MP CERAM Chris Tuppen CIWEM Cranfield University Dalkia Dinah Nichols CB eftec Emma Howard Boyd Energy Saving Trust …

Press Release: Public Backing for Going Beyond GDP Remains Strong: Global Poll

Jay Owen Beyond GDP

LONDON – The public around the world remains strongly in favour of replacing GDP with a broader way of reporting national progress, according to a new global poll released today. The study, conducted by GlobeScan on behalf of Ethical Markets, business think tank Tomorrow’s Company and the ICAEW, surveyed 10,845 …

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 …

Inrate Sustainability Breakfast: Active shareholders do vote – but in favour of what?

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

      Inrate Sustainability Breakfast: Active shareholders do vote – but in favour of what? The Inrate Sustainability Breakfast on April16th in Zurich and on April 25th in Geneva received again high approval. On the Inrate website, you will now find a short summary of the event as well as these documents: …

RESPONSIBLE INVESTOR , January 15: ESG news from around the web

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

  RI Alert – January 15th, 2013 RI Extra: › Illinois lawsuit says United Airlines runs ‘sham’ to evade tax ? Reuters › Tidal Energy Can Meet 20 Percent Of UK Electricity Needs, Report Says ? Yale Environment 360 › Poll: Europeans overwhelmingly favour renewables over shale gas ? Business Green › UK: FTSE100 …

Statoil, Stratkraft partner to buy Dudgeon offshore wind project

kristy Green Prosperity

19 October 2012 Jupiter, BNP Paribas Clean Energy Partners, Capricorn and Emerald to share a range of investor views at the sixth annual Envirotech & Clean Energy Investor Summit Deal News Statoil, Stratkraft partner to buy Dudgeon offshore wind project Blue Sky, Renewable Engineered Systems bring solar to NASCAR Metso …

RWE and E.ON dump “uneconomic” UK nuclear plans

kristy Resource Efficiency

BREAKING NEWS RWE and E.ON dump “uneconomic” UK nuclear plans Government urged to abandon nuclear power in favour of renewables after Horizon joint venture shelves 6GW of new reactors READ» ALSO IN THE NEWS Prepare for accelerating climate risks, IPCC says UN scientists warn climate change is set to cause …