ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: What evolved first, a dexterous hand or an agile foot?

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News   What evolved first, a dexterous hand or an agile foot? Posted: 06 Oct 2013 05:41 PM PDT Resolving a long-standing mystery in human evolution, new research indicates that early hominids developed finger dexterity and tool use ability before the development of bipedal locomotion. Salt-tolerant bacteria …

AMI 9th Annual Conference Report – An Important Conference

Dear Friends of the American Monetary Institute, Three areas to discuss: * First, a report on the 9th Annual AMI Monetary Reform Conference by Jamie Walton. * Second, a link to our Google Group posting of a “Gem” of an article organized and written by first time conference participant, Nick …

Funding the US government and avoiding the fiscal cliff

By Dr Shann Turnbull, Co-founding Member of the Sustainable Money Working Group, Ethical Markets Advisory Board Member, October 2013 The US government could fund both its operations and avoid the fiscal cliff by introducing a self-liquidating and self-financing negative interest rate complementary currency. The US Treasury could issue say one trillion …

Solar Energy International: September ? Newsletter: Fall is here and so is the 2014 Training Schedule!

  Featured Workshop PVOL101: Solar Electric Design and Installation  (Grid-Direct) November 4 – Online Support SEI with Your iPad. Download the Introduction to Renewable Energy eBook for Apple iPad – FREE Upcoming Hands-on and Online Workshops PV201L: Solar Elecrtric Lab Week (Grid-Direct) October 7 – Paonia, CO. MH101: Micro-Hydro Design & Installation October 28 – Ogden …

Forget owning a solar panel, buy a stake in one instead

      SmartPlanet Daily September 30, 2013 Your must-read morning briefing from SmartPlanet, delivered five days a week.   From the Desk of … Over the weekend, SmartPlanet switched to a format in which all weekly feature stories will be published and ready for perusal by Sunday morning. This daily newsletter …

Saving the Oceans by Mining for Oil – From the Plastics!

  By Kelsey May, September 27, 2013 Photos by Ann Slothower   On September 24, 2013, at the Rocky Mountain Flatbread Co. in Vancouver, the Upcycle the Gyres Society hosted the first public demonstration of its goal: convert land and ocean plastic waste into profit.   In four hours, the …

A Big Green Ray of Hope

It wasn’t that long ago that the green economy was seen as an outlier.  Traditionalists were banking on the rebuild of established sectors like automotive and finance.  The green economy was readily dismissed as tiny and although it might one day be important, that day was far off in the …

NewEnergyNews Daily Headlines: NEW ASSAULT ON RENEWABLES BY ALEC

NewEnergyNews      Daily Headlines                                              http://www.NewEnergyNews.net/   THINGS-TO-THINK-ABOUT THURSDAY, August 22: * NEW ASSAULT ON RENEWABLES BY ALEC * REPUB MODERATES WEARY OF DENIERS – AL GORE * HOUSE REPUBS CALL BIG TALK …

NewEnergyNews Daily Headlines: CALIFORNIA’S SOLAR PLAN IS SUCCEEDING

NewEnergyNews      Daily Headlines                                           http://www.NewEnergyNews.net/   TODAY AT NewEnergyNews, July 30: * TODAY’S STUDY: CALIFORNIA’S SOLAR PLAN IS SUCCEEDING * QUICK NEWS, July 30: PIPELINE BUILDER REJECTS KEYSTONE DEAL; COLORADO XCEL TO RE-EVALUATE NET …