PRESS RELEASE: As World Convenes for First United Nations Environment Assembly, UN and World’s Insurers Unite to Tackle Natural Disaster Risk

Press Release     As World Convenes for First United Nations Environment Assembly, UN and World’s Insurers Unite to Tackle Natural Disaster Risk     Disaster-Resilient Communities and Economies Integral to Sustainable Development London, 27 June 2014 – A ground-breaking alliance between the United Nations and insurance companies from across the globe today launched …

Other News – Our Planet’s Future Is in the Hands of 58 People

Our Planet’s Future Is in the Hands of 58 People   By Roberto Savio*   ROME, Apr  2014 (IPS) – In case you missed it, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released the third and final part of a report on Apr. 13 in which it says bluntly that …

ScienceDaily: New approach to reveal function of Greenland’s ice sheet

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News New approach to reveal function of Greenland’s ice sheet Posted: 15 Aug 2013 01:15 PM PDT Findings from a large-scale ice drilling study on the Greenland ice sheet may revise the models used to predict how ice sheets move. Slow earthquakes may foretell larger events Posted: …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Induced seismicity? Recent spike of earthquakes in the central and eastern U.S. may be linked to human activity

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Induced seismicity? Recent spike of earthquakes in the central and eastern U.S. may be linked to human activity Air pollution responsible for more than 2 million deaths worldwide each year, experts estimate A coral symbiont genome decoded for first time Induced seismicity? Recent spike of earthquakes …

COOPERATIVES CAN BUILD SOCIO-ECONOMIC RESILIENCE DURING CRISES

COOPERATIVES CAN BUILD SOCIO-ECONOMIC RESILIENCE DURING CRISES — UNOFFICIALS New York, Jul  6 2013 11:00AM The International Day of Cooperatives provides an opportunity to spotlight how such enterprises canhelp build resilience in all socio-economic spheres in times of “globaluncertainty,” United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Saturday.“Over the course of the ongoing …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News :

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News ‘Whodunnit’ of Irish potato famine solved New NOAA report examines national oil pollution threat from shipwrecks The mammoth’s lament: How cosmic impact sparked devastating climate change Parasitic wasps use calcium pump to block fruit fly immunity Do salamanders’ immune systems hold the key to regeneration? Ant …