Ecocities: Emerging To support humanity’s transition to the Ecozoic Era

Jay Owen Sustainability News

  Greetings!   It’s been a busy year for Ecocity Builders. Program wise, we launched the EcoCitizen World Map Project with pilots now starting in Morocco, Egypt and Colombia. We’re excited about the potential for this project to replicate and grow to support other cities and citizens around the world. …

Ecocities Emerging

Jay Owen Sustainability News

Ecocities Emerging To support humanity’s transition to the Ecozoic Era Ecocity Builders October 2013   Greetings,   Ecocity World Summit 2013, Nantes, France, has concluded. It was a very successful gathering and also a lot of fun! Our sincere congratulations and thanks go out to Nantes Metropole, Senator Ronan Dantec, …

Alternative Energy – October 15th 2013

Jay Owen Greentech

  Alternative Energy New Guidelines Spur India’s Solar Mission, But Financing Solutions Still Needed   Renewable Solar & Wind Energy Produced As Much As 60% Of Germany’s Electricity October 3rd Renewable Energy Patents Booming Green Plains, Green Profits Waste-To-Energy Plant To Be Constructed In Nottinghamshire Philadelphia’s Temple University To Host …

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News

  Monday, September 30, 2013 #FTCDar2013 Preview: Why We’re Here  Why Are Extractive Industries Prone to Corruption? (Part III) #FTCDar2013 Preview: How Europe can set the standard on anti-money laundering rules  #FTCDar2013 Preview: Trade Crimes: Illicit Financial Flows from Wildlife to Weapons #FTCDar2013 Preview: Ending the Race to the Bottom: Finance in a …

A Note From Barbara Marx Hubbard

Jay Owen Global Citizen

Ethical Markets  recommends both of these ground-breaking conferences ,  Hazel Henderson, Editor                                                                    Dearest Friends,   In October I will be traveling abroad to France and Mexico to speak …

Averting Another U.S. Foreign Policy Disaster

Ethical Markets - R TV Series

Is there a way out of the box President Obama has built for himself, while strengthening the fight against international despots? By Hazel Henderson, September 10, 2013, originally published in The Globalist So far, the public debate in the United States on what to do about Syria has been largely …

16 Favorite Things Climate Change is Ruining

Jay Owen Trendspotting

16 Of Your Favorite Things That Climate Change Is Totally Screwing Up By Ryan Koronowski on August 9, 2013 at 9:00 am When people talk about “climate impacts,” the images that usually come to mind are broiling heat waves, drought-parched creek beds, dangerous storm surges, the slowly-but-surely rising sea. These things can …

NEWNET: EDP Renovaveis on track for strong year as profits surge 29 per cent

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

26 July 2013 – Today’s Top Stories on NewNet Renewable energy grows to account for 11% of UK electricity use PREMIUM ABB completes deal for solar inverter manufacturer Power-One Dubai-based Adenium Capital invests in one of Italy’s largest solar parks Private equity buyers eye German wood processor Klenk Holz £20m Green Deal …

Other News: Edward Snowden and Financial Speculation Taxes

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

     Edward Snowden and Financial Speculation Taxes   Dean Baker* – The Huffington Post   In the last few weeks Edward Snowden has been holed in Moscow’s airport trying to negotiate terms of asylum with various countries around the world. Thus far it doesn’t seem that Snowden has been …