When Nature Gets a Price Tag

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Beyond GDP

http://truth-out.org/news/item/24355-when-nature-gets-a-price-tag When Nature Gets a Price Tag Bachalpsee in the morning, Swiss Alps, a generally mountainous areas less affected by human activity. (Photo: Zach T. / CC; Edited: EL / TO) United Nations – How much does a forest cost? What’s the true economic value of an ocean? Can you …

@IISDRS Summary of #WMF 2014 now available

Jay Owen Global Citizen, Earth Systems Science

 World Mountain Forum (WMF) 23-24 May 2014 | Cusco, Peru    http://www.iisd.ca/mountain/wmf/2014/    The summary of this meeting is now available in PDF format at http://www.iisd.ca/download/pdf/sd/crsvol194num4e.pdf and in HTML format at http://www.iisd.ca/mountain/wmf/2014/html/crsvol194num4e.html      The World Mountain Forum (WMF) took place from 23-24 May 2014 in Cusco, Peru. Gathering over 200 participants, the …

[MP-PC] Video for Future Day celebrations and the 15 Global Challenges

Jay Owen Global Citizen, Trendspotting

Here is a 3.26 minute video for Future Day March 1st with 15 Global Challenges created by our new intern Katie Beverlin: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ho0geGOlMDg. Please circulate as you like and translate and edit as you like.   If you are not listed below yet, but would like to help facilitate a time zone …

What are Sustainable Development Goals?

kristy Green Prosperity, Global Citizen, Sustainability News

IGES ISSUE BRIEF for RIO+20 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) launched the IGES Rio+20 Issue Briefs Series, contributing to negotiations on the Rio+20 outcome document. Further …

Paradox partners with NEC Italia for smart grid research

kristy Greentech

15 December 2011 News and Analysis Deal News Paradox partners with NEC Italia for smart grid research US DOE funds four new EV battery research projects PREMIUM: Ruralec attracts investors to Peru’s hydropower sector OnSite Energy partners with Michigan University for biofuel research Fluor moves closer to construction of 800 …