ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Earthquakes: The next ‘Big One’ for the San Francisco Bay Area may be a cluster of major quakes

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News     Earthquakes: The next ‘Big One’ for the San Francisco Bay Area may be a cluster of major quakes Posted: 19 May 2014 03:45 PM PDT A cluster of closely timed earthquakes over 100 years in the 17th and 18th centuries released as much accumulated …

Why a Melting Arctic Could Sink the Global Economy

  Why a Melting Arctic Could Sink the Global Economy SOURCE: AP/Brennan Linsley An Inuit hunter and fisherman steers his boat past a melting iceberg and along a fjord leading away from the edge of the Greenland Ice Sheet. By Cathleen Kelly | Center for American Progress,  March 19, 2014 Download the …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: NASA data reveals mega-canyon under Greenland ice sheet

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News   ·          NASA data reveals mega-canyon under Greenland ice sheet Posted: 29 Aug 2013 11:16 AM PDT Data from a NASA airborne science mission reveals evidence of a large and previously unknown canyon hidden under a mile of Greenland ice. The canyon has the characteristics of …

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: …

Global Warming Causes Heat Waves, Says NASA Scientist

Global Warming Causes Heat Waves, Says NASA Scientist Heat wave events, once rare, are becoming more frequent due to global warming, says NASA scientist James Hansen. Such summertime heat events covered only 1% of Earth?s surface for most of the time since humanity has been studying the climate. Now, when …

French province issues 119.5m green-SRI bond, China news: corporate bond market booms

Snippets: French province issues 119.5m green-SRI bond / S&P says we need bonds to finance renewables / EDHEC study says Solvency II will reduce lending to business / Greenland’s big melt > French region Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur has issued a 12 year, AA-rated, 119.5m “socially responsible” bond with 75% of proceeds …