The Institute for Policy Studies hosts a talk and book signing with co-author, Denis Hayes on his new book about “The Hidden Impact of 93 Million Cows on America’s Health, Economy, Politics, Culture, and Environment.”
The Institute for Policy Studies’ New Economy Working Group and Climate Policy Program eagerly co-sponsors the Local Clean Energy Alliance’ 5th Annual Clean Power, Healthy Communities Conference also accessible via webcast.
The Canadian Pembina Pipeline Corporation hopes to build a propane export facility in Portland that would export 37,000 barrels a day to Asia.
Experts discuss the role of renewable energy in alleviating global energy poverty during a panel at the spring IMF and World Bank Group meetings.
If the World Bank were serious about bringing energy access to the poor, it would dedicate the majority of its lending to do so.
National security and sustainability certainly make for an unlikely overlap of interests.
But fracked gas releases greater greenhouse gas emissions than coal, studies suggest.
The World Bank is phasing out of coal and ramping up support for “fracked” natural gas, even though research suggests that climate impacts of fracking may be even worse than coal.
How climate change and Word Bank decisions lead to the crisis.
Want to build a new society for peace, justice, and sustainability? Ask an architect.
The Earth Democracy Conference builds on the “Declaration” adopted by the Ecojustice People’s Movement Assembly at the 2010 US Social Forum. As part of The Earth Democracy Conference that brings together people who are working on the frontlines of the ecojustice movement, IPS’ Daphne Wysham will be featured on this panel, Debunking Carbon Markets and the Neo-liberal “Green” Economy.
“Today I’m risking arrest to urge president Obama to be the leader that puts healing the planet and families over the interests of the fossil fuel industry.”
As radioactivity levels continue to spike in Fukushima, Obama’s support for nuclear power is unwavering.
Columnist Michael Klare says that it’s time to start thinking about the post-oil era.