ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Fossil of ancient multicellular life sets evolutionary timeline back 60 million years

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Fossil of ancient multicellular life sets evolutionary timeline back 60 million years Posted: 24 Sep 2014 06:18 PM PDT Geobiologists shed new light on multicellular fossils from a time 60 million years before a vast growth spurt of life known as the Cambrian Explosion occurred on …

The China Greentech Report 2014: Greener, Smarter, More Productive

 August 27, 2014   Dear Friends of China Greentech:   Today we release The China Greentech Report 2014: Greener, Smarter, More Productive, the fifth in a series that was first launched at the World Economic Forum in 2009. You can download the full Report in now by visiting: www.report.china-greentech.com   This year’s Report asserts …

5 Industries Worried About Peak Oil

5 Industries Worried About Peak Oil The debate over the impact of peak oil has been raging for decades. Although few deny that the end of mass oil consumption is drawing nearer, educated estimates now range between 2020 and 2030. But more important than the timeframe of peak oil are its …

Futurist Update: New Camera Makes the Invisible Visible

    July 2014 • Volume 15, No. 7 In this issue: New Camera Makes the Invisible Visible Salamanders Demonstrate Possibilities for Human CellRegrowth Renewable-Energy Solution to Tanzania’s Water Troubles WorldFuture 2014 Speakers White Papers China’s Gender Imbalance Could Lead to More Social Problems In Memoriam: Arnold Brown The Future …

‘Science Is Science’: Obama Embraces Price On Carbon, Leaving Fossil Fuels In The Ground

From the Showtime series “ YEARS OF LIVING DANGEROUSLY “  watch the final episode ,Hazel Henderson, Editor ‘Science Is Science’: Obama Embraces Price On Carbon, Leaving Fossil Fuels In The Ground By Joe Romm on www.thinkprogress.org/climate  June 8, 2014 “The baseline fact of climate change is not something we can …

Green Transition Scoreboard® Tops $5.3 Trillion

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Green Transition Scoreboard® Tops $5.3 Trillion Privately Invested In The Green Economy  Saint Augustine, FL, March 31, 2014 ~  Again for 2014, the Green Transition Scoreboard® (GTS) finds, with $5.3 trillion in private investments and commitments since 2007, the green economy is on track to reach $10 …

Mirrors Power Up the Mojave

Mirrors Power Up the Mojave Last week the Ivanpah solar thermal power plant in California went operational last week.  Ivanpah is a marvel.  Located in the Mojave Desert, the steam like any other.  However, at Ivanpah the power plant owner NRG Energy (NRG:  NYSE).  Google (GOOG:  Nasdaq) is a ‘relatively’ …

Most Americans Support Action on Global Warming

  Today we are releasing the third report from our latest national survey. In Public Support for Climate & Energy Policies, November 2013, we report that most Americans support national action on global warming: Most Americans (83%) say the U.S. should make an effort to reduce global warming, even if it …

To Expand Offshore Power, Japan Builds Floating Windmills

To Expand Offshore Power, Japan Builds Floating Windmills Yoshikazu Tsuno/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images An offshore wind turbine off the coast of Fukushima. By HIROKO TABUCHI Published: October 24, 2013 OFF THE COAST OF FUKUSHIMA, Japan — Twelve miles out to sea from the severely damaged and leaking nuclear reactors at …

Electrifying Africa–But at What Cost to Africans?

Electrifying Africa–But at What Cost to Africans? Two U.S. initiatives to provide Africans with electricity seem likely to lead to large, climate-polluting projects rather than the locally sourced renewable energy rural Africa needs. By Elizabeth Bast, Emira Woods and Janet Redman, September 16, 2013. A liquefied natural gas carrier near Sea Point, South Africa. (Derek …