Q&A: Why Durban is different to climate change agreements of the past

kristy Green Prosperity

Q&A: Why Durban is different to climate change agreements of the past World governments have committed themselves to reaching a legally binding deal. What are the chances of the process succeeding? What happened in Durban? For the first time, world governments committed themselves to write a comprehensive global agreement to …

Spectre of Delay Haunts Durban’s Corridors

kristy SRI/ESG News, Earth Systems Science

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION ITUC OnLine 230/091211 Spectre of Delay Haunts Durban’s Corridors Crowd of workers, campaigners and activists gather for all-night vigil to keep UN climate talks alive Durban, 9 December 2011 (ITUC OnLine): The international trade union movement is making a final call on Ministers attending the Durban …

Durban Climate Talks: The Fight Begins

kristy Sustainability News, Earth Systems Science

Durban Climate Talks: The Fight Begins Global Warming / Climate Change has emerged as the single largest threat to mankind. The complexities of understanding global climate system and developing an appropriate global response strategy seem to have overthrown the scientific community into perpetual debate and widened the divide between the …

Durban Climate Change Negotiations Must Deliver Decisions for Workers and the Planet – ITUC OnLine

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION ITUC OnLine Durban Climate Change Negotiations Must Deliver Decisions for Workers and the Planet Brussels, 23 November 2011 (ITUC OnLine): The international trade union movement is urging governments meeting at the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change conference in Durban to step out of their comfort …

Ethical Markets Review: FROM RIGGED CARBON MARKETS TO INVESTING IN GREEN GROWTH

Ethical Markets Green Prosperity, Reforming Global Finance, Articles by Hazel Henderson, Ethical Markets Review

By Hazel Henderson, President, Ethical Markets Media (USA and Brazil) Abstract: Reviews failure of global carbon trading under Kyoto and reasons why alternatives emerged.  Assesses prospects for climate policies beyond Kyoto and covers shifts toward green growth in governments and private sector investments. Keywords: climate, carbon, emissions trading, revenue-neutral tax …

Top Ten Highlights of Cleantech in Thailand

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A newsletter from Alternative Energy Top Ten Highlights of Cleantech in Thailand Solarflower: “an open source solar energy device” for You? Designing for Density Colorado Climbing to the Forefront of Clean Energy Dad, Let’s Go to Seattle Solar Day Taking Control of the Heat Quicker battery charging is another way …

SHIFTING CLIMATE POLICIES FROM CO2 EMISSIONS TRADING TO GREEN INVESTMENT

Ethical Markets - R Green Prosperity, Reforming Global Finance, Articles by Hazel Henderson

By Hazel Henderson The UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) facing political inaction over rising carbon dioxide (CO2) levels from fossil fuel burning – sees solar, wind and other renewable energies as the way forward.  Successive stalemates at climate summits in Copenhagen (2009) and Cancun (2010) have led to …

AS KYOTO EXPIRATION NEARS, EMISSIONS TRADING SHOWN INEFFECTIVE

Ethical Markets - R Green Prosperity, Reforming Global Finance, Articles by Hazel Henderson

For InterPress Service, reprinted by special permission By Hazel Henderson © 2011    www.hazelhenderson.com The UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) facing political inaction over rising carbon dioxide (CO2) levels from fossil fuel burning – sees solar, wind and other renewable energies as the way forward.  Successive stalemates at …

Could Waste Heat Be the Secret for Carbon Capture? Is using waste heat to power emissions absorbers a preposterous idea whose time has come?

kristy Green Prosperity, Advisors' Forum

Herman K. Trabish, April 7, 2011 (Greentech Media) Herman Trabish, writing for Greentech Media, interviewed Graciela Chichilnisky, author of the carbon market of the UN Kyoto Protocol that became international law in 2005, about her current work on carbon capture. Chichilnisky is a member of the Ethical Markets Advisory Board …