‘Earth Systems Science’
New research and scientific studies on the state of our planet, climate change, oceans, forests, land-use restoration of ecosystems damaged by human activities.
NASA to Investigate Climate Impacts of Arctic Sea Ice Loss 08/14/2014 You are subscribed to Earth News for NASA. This information has recently been updated, and is now available. NASA to Investigate Climate Impacts of Arctic Sea Ice Loss 08/14/2014 12:00 PM EDT A new NASA field campaign will begin [...]
Subject: Wishful Thinking - Methane plumes & Ocean Acidification More precursors/signals: 1. Methane plumes from the arctic. This precursor event has a high probability of rapidly accelerating the timeframes for climate change impacts and increasing them to much more devastating [...]
By Hazel Henderson © 2014 for GreenMoney Journal Asset managers and investors are supposed to be rational actors, cranking in all available information leading to efficient markets and optimal resource-allocation. As market failures continue to proliferate and hidden externalities come home to roost, we find that successful investing requires [...]
August 7, 2014 Saving the Arctic The Urgent Need to Cut Black Carbon Emissions and Slow Climate Change By Rebecca Lefton and Cathleen Kelly Combating climate change requires immediate and long-term cuts in heat-trapping carbon pollution, or CO2, [...]
Sylvia Earle and Sam Low win Cronkite Award as Mission Blue film debuts onMartha’s Vineyardby Martha ShawEdgartown, MA (August 7) - What do Walter Cronkite, Sylvia Earle and Sam Lowall have in common? They have mastered the might of media on behalf of thesea.The 2014 Walter Cronkite Award was bestowed on ocean all-stars Dr. SylviaEarle and Dr. [...]
Editor's Note by Cliff Feigenbaum, Founder, GreenMoney It is good to be back. Justin Conway of Calvert Foundation served as Guest Editor of July's special edition of GreenMoney Journal, which featured "The Millennials Perspective" on impact investing, sustainable business and more. The collection of insightful [...]
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ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Gulf oil spill researcher: Bacteria ate some toxins, but worst remain, research finds
ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Gulf oil spill researcher: Bacteria ate some toxins, but worst remain, research finds Posted: 31 Jul 2014 06:53 AM PDT Bacteria in the Gulf of Mexico consumed many of the toxic components of the oil released during the Deepwater Horizon spill in the months after the spill, [...]
News Alert Issue 383, 31 July 2014 Science for Environment Policy About this service Contact the Editor Subscribe to this News Alert Summer break Please note that we will not be publishing the Science for [...]
Water Resources Fact Sheet: Water scarcity may be the most underrated resource issue the world is facing today.
Water Resources Fact Sheet Earth Policy Release July 30, 2014 Water scarcity may be the most underrated resource issue the world is facing today. Seventy percent of world fresh water use is for irrigation. Each day we drink nearly 4 liters of water, but it takes some 2,000 liters of water—500 times as [...]