INCOME DISPARITY POSES GREATEST RISK TO GLOBAL ECONOMY

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News

INCOME DISPARITY POSES GREATEST RISK TO GLOBAL ECONOMY A major systemic financial failure. Extreme weather patterns. A water supply crisis, weapons of mass destruction, religious fanaticism, stark income disparity, cyber attacks – and those are just a few of the major risks to the global economy this year. In a …

Shale Gas as a Low-Carbon Energy Source for Europe

Ethical Markets Green Prosperity

Shale Gas as a Low-Carbon Energy Source for Europe [Video] Posted: 10 Dec 2012 06:00 AM PST A Good Offense Is the Best Defense Posted: 10 Dec 2012 05:45 AM PST In my past posts I discussed examples of the transformation of the grid through a revolution in technology that …

Mercury in coastal fog linked to upwelling of deep ocean water

Ethical Markets Earth Systems Science

Mercury in coastal fog linked to upwelling of deep ocean water Posted: 04 Dec 2012 04:43 PM PST An ongoing investigation of elevated mercury levels in coastal fog in California suggests that upwelling of deep ocean water along the coast brings mercury to the surface, where it enters the atmosphere …

Green chemistry: Waste from palm oil extraction can be converted into useful sugar

Ethical Markets Nature/Biomimicry

Green chemistry: Waste from palm oil extraction can be converted into useful sugar Posted: 23 Nov 2012 10:26 AM PST The waste plant materials remaining from palm oil extraction processes can now be converted into a useful sugar. Nutrients from farmed salmon waste can feed new marine industry Posted: 23 …

Irreversible warming will cause sea levels to rise for thousands of years to come, new research shows

kristy Earth Systems Science

Irreversible warming will cause sea levels to rise for thousands of years to come, new research shows Posted: 01 Oct 2012 04:15 PM PDT Greenhouse gas emissions up to now have triggered an irreversible warming of Earth that will cause sea levels to rise for thousands of years to come, …

Oklahoma’s Wind Power Development Strategy

kristy Greentech

Oklahoma’s Wind Power Development Strategy by Sharryn Dotson, Online Editor, Power Engineering | September 4, 2012 | Post Your Comment Once known for oil and gas production, Oklahoma has quickly established itself as a major player in the wind power generation industry. Today the state is taking advantage of its …

Salvadoran Civil Society Groups Opposed to Carbon Credit Plan

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Click for original article here By Edgardo Ayala SAN SALVADOR, Aug 2 2012 (IPS) – Civil society organisations are asking the World Bank to reject the Salvadoran government’s proposal to join a programme for reducing greenhouse gas emissions linked to deforestation, on the argument that it will actually harm the …

[Rio+20 Info Group] RELEASE: CSO SE4All Statement

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We at Ethical Markets Media fully support this Statement and hope that signers will also join in signing our statement on Transforming Finance and a Financial Transactions Tax, Hazel Henderson, Editor CIVIL SOCIETY STATEMENT Governments and the UN should support a more ambitious, accountable and people-driven Sustainable Energy for All …

Is Rio+20 going to make a difference? Is privatising development the answer?

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Vol. 8 Week 24 | 13 June 2012 HIGHLIGHT Register Today and Enjoy 15% Early-bird Discount View the full conference programme at Summit website: Here Participate and learn from our speakers: Accor, CLP, Coca-Cola, DHL, FSG, GIZ, LRQA, Nokia, SOS International,Standard Chartered Bank, State Street Corporation, Tencent, Total, UNICEF, World …