A Citizens' Tribunal Will Investigate Monsanto For "Crimes Against Nature And Humanity"
Agrochemical giant Monsanto will be investigated by a tribunal of environmentalists, activists, and scientists in The Hague, Netherlands, next year, against charges of "ecocide". The citizens' trial w...
Meet the Kickstarter of Solar Energy
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Indiegogo: An International Crowdfunding Platform to Raise Money
Indiegogo is the world's largest global funding platform. Founded on the principles of opportunity, transparency, and action, anyone with an idea – creative, cause-related, or entrepreneurial – can cr...
Carbon finance
Carbon finance is a new branch of Environmental finance. Carbon finance explores the financial implications of living in a carbon-constrained world, a world in which emissions of carbon dioxide and ot...
Local currency
In economics, a local currency, in its common usage, is a currency not backed by a national government (and not necessarily legal tender), and intended to trade only in a particular area. As a tool o...
Local currency - Wikipedia
Product certification
Product certification or product qualification is the process of certifying that a certain product has passed performance tests and quality assurance tests, and meets qualification criteria stipulated...
Natural products certification
Unlike the National Organic Program in the United States, there is no legal definition of the word "natural" for food and consumer products. The Food and Drug Administration continues to follow the po...
A Citizens' Tribunal Will Investigate Monsanto For "Crimes Against Nature And Humanity"
Agrochemical giant Monsanto will be investigated by a tribunal of environmentalists, activists, and scientists in The Hague, Netherlands, next year, against charges of "ecocide". The citizens' trial w...
Carbon tax
A carbon tax is a tax levied on the carbon content of fuels. It is a form of carbon pricing. Carbon is present in every hydrocarbon fuel (coal, petroleum, and natural gas) and is released as carbon di...
Carbon tax - Wikipedia
Time-based currency
In economics, a time-based currency is an alternative currency where the unit of exchange is the person-hour.Some time-based currencies value everyone’s contributions equally: one hour equals one serv...
PopOffsets
PopOffsets is a web-based, carbon offsetting project of Population Matters, (formerly known as the Optimum Population Trust), a charity devoted to offsetting CO2 emissions enabling individuals and org...
Sponsume
Sponsume is an online multicurrency crowd funding platform founded by French entrepreneur Gregory Vincent in 2010. Its headquarters are in London, United Kingdom.
As a doctoral student at Oxford U...
Sponsume - Wikipedia
NGAC
NGACs, or New South Wales Greenhouse gas Abatement Certificates, are kind of Carbon credit issued by the New South Wales State Government of Australia.
Community currency
In economics, a local currency, in its common usage, is a currency not backed by a national government (and not necessarily legal tender), and intended to trade only in a particular area. As a tool o...
Ecotax
Ecotax (short for Ecological taxation) refers to taxes intended to promote environmentally friendly activities via economic incentives. Such a policy can complement or avert the need for regulatory (c...
Rent-seeking
In economics and public choice theory, rent-seeking is seeking to increase one's share of existing wealth without creating new wealth. The effects of rent-seeking are reduced economic efficiency throu...
Environmental pricing reform
Environmental pricing reform (EPR) is the process of adjusting market prices to include environmental costs and benefits. An externality (a type of market failure) exists where a market price omits en...
Tree credits
Tree credits is concept of community-based agroforestry whereby the tree planter/ caretaker is rewarded during several years for her/his climate services. The system has been developed in response to ...
Tree credits - Wikipedia
Tax choice
In public choice theory, tax choice (sometimes called taxpayer sovereignty or earmarking) is the belief that individual taxpayers should have direct control over how their taxes are spent. Its propone...
Local purchasing
Local purchasing is a preference to buy locally produced goods and services over those produced farther away. It is very often abbreviated as a positive goal, "buy local", that parallels the phrase "t...
B Corporation (certification)
B Corp certification (also known as B Lab certification or B Corporation certification) is a private certification issued to for-profit companies by B Lab, a United States-based non-profit organizatio...
B Corporation (certification) - Wikipedia
Community Exchange System
The Community Exchange System (CES) is an Internet-based trading network which allows participants to buy and sell goods and services without using a national currency. While the relatively new system...
Community Exchange System - Wikipedia
ECOCERT
ECOCERT is an organic certification organization, founded in France in 1991. It is based in Europe but conducts inspections in over 80 countries, making it one of the largest organic certification org...
ECOCERT - Wikipedia
Ethical consumerism
Ethical consumerism (alternatively called ethical consumption, ethical purchasing, moral purchasing, ethical sourcing, ethical shopping or green consumerism) is a type of consumer activism that is bas...
Ethical consumerism - Wikipedia
Minimum energy performance standard
MEPS (Minimum Energy Performance Standard) is a specification containing a number of performance requirements for an energy-using device, and that effectively limits the maximum amount of energy that ...
Minimum energy performance standard - Wikipedia
Peak-load pricing
Peak-load pricing is a pricing technique applied to public goods, which is a particular case of a Lindahl equilibrium. Instead of different demands for the same public good, we consider the demands fo...