Earth Policy Release – Dozens of U.S. Cities Board the Bike-Sharing Bandwagon

Dozens of U.S. Cities Board the Bike-Sharing Bandwagon  Janet Larsen http://www.earth-policy.org/plan_b_updates/2013/update113 Earth Policy Release Plan B Update May 14, 2013 When New York City opened registration for its much anticipated public bike-sharing program on April 15, 2013, more than 5,000 people signed up within 30 hours. Eager for access to …

DEPUTY UN CHIEF STRESSES NEED TO ADVANCE SUSTAINABLE TOURISM AS CITIES CONTINUE TO GROW

  The United Nations Deputy Secretary-General today encouraged governments, the tourism industry and local communities to work together to tackle the important challenge of urbanization and tourism to sustainable development.In <“http://www.un.org/sg/dsg/statements/index.asp?nid=400“>remarks to the Working Luncheon on Sustainable Urban Development and Tourism, hosted by the Permanent Mission of China to the …

SEVENTH REGIONAL ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORT (EST) FORUM IN ASIA, AND GLOBAL CONSULTATION ON SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORT IN THE POST-2015 DEVELOPMENT AGENDA

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Earth Policy Release – Bike-Sharing Programs Hit the Streets in Over 500 Cities Worldwide

  Bike-Sharing Programs Hit the Streets in Over 500 Cities Worldwide  Janet Larsen http://www.earth-policy.org/plan_b_updates/2013/update112 Earth Policy Release Plan B Update April 25, 2013 Politicians, lobbyists, and tourists alike can ride bicycles along a specially marked lane between the White House and the U.S. Capitol, part of the 115 miles of …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Nitrogen has key role in estimating carbon dioxide emissions from land use change

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Nitrogen has key role in estimating carbon dioxide emissions from land use change Something’s fishy in the tree of life: Largests and most comprehensive studies of fish phylogeny After major earthquake: A global murmur, then unusual silence Research harnesses solar-powered proteins to filter harmful antibiotics from …

PRODUCTION SECTORS COST WORLD ENVIRONMENT MORE THAN GAINS THEY PRODUCE – UN-BACKED STUDY

PRODUCTION SECTORS COST WORLD ENVIRONMENT MORE THAN GAINS THEY PRODUCE – UN-BACKED STUDY New York, Apr 15 2013  1:00PM Primary production and processing in such sectors as agriculture, forestry, fisheries, mining, oil and gas exploration and utilities cost the world economy $7.3 trillion a year in damage to the environment, …

Women And The Growing Green Economy

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ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Microalgae produce more oil faster for energy, food or products

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Microalgae produce more oil faster for energy, food or products New light shed on ancient Egyptian port and ship graveyard Schoolboy finds 300 million year old fossil New foot-and-mouth vaccine is safer and cheaper to produce Air pollution stunts coral growth Retinoic acid gradient visualized for …

Book Review: Uncivil Liberties by Georgia Kelly

Foreword to UNCIVIL LIBERTIES By Hazel Henderson, October 2012 UNCIVIL LIBERTIES, edited by Georgia Kelly, Praxis Institute, 2013 I welcome UNCIVIL LIBERTIES as a sobering wake-up call to my beloved adopted country, the USA and its people. We are, I believe, in the midst of a whole-system global transition from …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News

Deadly effects of certain kinds of household air pollution lead to call for biomarker studies Extreme algal blooms: The new normal? By keeping the beat, sea lion sheds new light on animals’ movements to sound Southern California sagebrush better suited to climate change, study finds Soils in newly forested areas …