Richer countries like Brazil fall short when combating climate change Source: Scientific American Climatewire Tropical forest giants Brazil and Indonesia made less ambitious climate commitments than the war-torn Democratic Republic of the Congo and other smaller, poorer countries, an analysis released yesterday by the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) found. That discovery is consistent with […]
Source: Marketplace (incl Audio) Astoria, Oregon, the oldest American settlement on the West Coast, is the first city to raise money on the burgeoning carbon markets. Instead of harvesting trees for timber, Astoria will make money by maintaining its forest. Astoria owns more than 37,000 acres surrounding its watershed, which is more than 10 miles […]
Source: Huffington Post We are only a few weeks away from the COP21 climate summit in Paris. According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), 11 per cent of global carbon emissions come from deforestation. That is about the same amount as the emissions from all the world’s cars. Efforts to stop deforestation are […]
Learn how to pick a Pyramid Scam or Ponzi Scheme from a real Direct Marketing or MLM business. Source: Moneyweb Source: GST Consumer commission (South Africa) investigates nine suspected pyramid schemes. There is a thin line, nowadays, between network marketing companies, or multi-level marketing companies, and pyramid schemes. Particularly where the former has a business model that […]
1) The ‘old machine’ seems to be broken. How critical is it in this new economy for people to stop relying on an employer to create their financial security? 2) Does your formula of ‘build a business and invest your cash profits into real estate’ still hold good today? 3) What words of encouragement can […]
Source: ICROA Research According to research, offsetting one tonne of carbon dioxide brings an additional $664 in benefits to the communities where carbon reduction projects are based. The research, carried out by Imperial College London in partnership with the International Carbon Reduction and Offsetting Alliance (ICROA), demonstrates how purchasing carbon credits creates economic development opportunities, […]
Biologist Willie Smits has spent the last thirty years searching for ways to restore fragile ecosystems. From his home in Indonesia – a leading producer of greenhouse gases – Smits has discovered a method of sustainable energy production: using the forest to generate biofuels with a carbon-positive impact.
Published on Sep 23, 2014 United Nations – Statement by Mr. Leonardo DiCaprio, UN Messenger of Peace with a special focus on climate change, at the opening of the Climate Summit 2014.
Published on Jul 22, 2015 Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger told a meeting of religious leaders and others in France Tuesday that “climate change is not science-fiction,” adding, “this is bigger than any movie. This is the challenge of our time.” Daily Caller: NOAA Fiddles With Climate Data To Erase 15-Year Global Warming ‘Hiatus’http://dailycaller.com/2015/06/04/noa… Breitbart: […]
Entrepreneur Richard Branson discusses the need for immediate global action against climate change to ensure a prosperous future. Learn more at http://www.conservation.org/climate