Greenpeace report rebukes finance sector for ignoring nuclear risks

kristy SRI/ESG News

PRESS RELEASE A partner of Tokyo, June 12th 2012 Greenpeace report rebukes finance sector for ignoring nuclear risks Investors in nuclear power are being sold precarious and potentially damaging investments because the industry?s risks are regularly being overlooked or underestimated, a new report from Greenpeace has found. Compiled with the …

How Much Will it Cost to Save Our Economy’s Foundation?

kristy Green Prosperity

We at Ethical Markets see these totals of $110 billion per year Earth Policy Institute estimates needed to restore our ecological assets on which our human survival depends, as the best investment we can make in our common future. The money currently being hoarded by corporations and wasted in inappropriate …

Ecocity Design For Disaster Resilient Cities

kristy Sustainability News, Earth Systems Science

An Ecocity Builders email update — March 2011 Fire resistant ecotown sketch by Richard Register Dear Friends and Supporters, The on-going disaster in Japan should not pass without a constructive response from us, which is this: ecocity design can help prevent severe earthquake and tsunami damage and can eliminate nuclear …

Can U.S. Nuclear Plants Handle a Major Natural Disaster?

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Can U.S. Nuclear Plants Handle a Major Natural Disaster? by John Sullivan, Special to ProPublica March 13, 2011, 5:12 p.m. Personal message Print Share255 Futaba Kosei Hospital patients who might have been exposed to radiation are carried into the compound of Fukushima Gender Equality Centre in Nihonmatsu on March 13, …