The Water End Game

This decisive presentation “The Water End Game” by NASA Chief Scientist Dennis Bushnell is required reading for all those engaged in water issues and oceans policy, drawing attention to  the overlooked potential of salt-loving plants (halophytes) which can be grown on scrub and desert land irrigated by saltwater, using only …

ENB Vol. 32 No. 33 – The Ocean Conference – Summary & Analysis

Earth Negotiations Bulletin (ENB) Volume 32 Number 33 | Monday, 12 June 2017Summary of the Ocean Conference5-9 June 2017 | UN Headquarters, New York Languages: EN (HTML/PDF) FR (HTML/PDF) Visit our IISD/ENB Meeting Coverage from UN Headquarters, New York at: http://enb.iisd.org/oceans/sdg14conference/enb/ The high-level UN Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development …

The Potential of the Blue Economy

“Ethical Markets recommends this report, although we were surprised that it contains no information on the use of seawater and saltwater for agriculture, to grow food crops and fiber and biofuels from the many varieties of salt-loving (halophyte) plants now cultivated for human use, see  “The Water End Game”  by …

WaveFront: Latest news on sustainability and change, from AtKisson

Ready to learn about ocean sustainability? Welcome to SDG14.net There are over 5.25 trillion reasons to check out our new free information service As I write, the first-ever UN Ocean Conference is opening its doors. This is a hugely important moment in the history of Planet Earth — or maybe, …

Playing the Trump card

Waiting on an answer Trump’s Still Deciding Whether to Leave Paris Climate Deal   President Trump hasn’t yet decided whether to keep the U.S. in the landmark Paris agreement on climate change, but is leaning toward exiting the accord, sources told Bloomberg News, following reports that Trump had already made …

Climate Risking the Trump Brand

Backing out of the U S Commitment to the 2015 UN Climate Accords signed in Paris by 195 nations, Trump himself risks derailing his own brand and Trump-branded properties worldwide.  This additional unforced error, warned against by his top advisors, from Rex Tillerson, Gary Cohn and a host of corporate chiefs …

Fuel from the air technology provides a path to new business for OPEC countries

“We are watching such new technologies for using or sequestering carbon and how they will affect risks for stranded fossil reserves, see our 2017 Green Transition Scoreboard “DEEPENING GREEN FINANCE “, now at www.ethicalmarkets.com We are also  partnering with the 9th Carbon Dioxide Utilization Summit, Reykjavik, Iceland , Oct 18-19, 2017 exploring options …

US nuclear regulators greatly underestimate potential for nuclear disaster Nuclear spent fuel fire could force millions of people to relocate

US nuclear regulators greatly underestimate potential for nuclear disaster Nuclear spent fuel fire could force millions of people to relocate Date: May 25, 2017 Source: Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs Summary: The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission relied on faulty analysis to justify its refusal to …