INVESTING IN HURRICANE SANDY

INVESTING IN HURRICANE SANDY   By Ellie Winninghoff   Community Capital Management’s flagship fund, CRA Qualified Investment Fund (CRAIX), will dedicate $100 million of fund assets to invest in disaster recovery and redevelopment projects in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. “We have some …

Calvert Foundation: Engaging Diaspora Communities for Development

It’s a win-win. Earn a financial return and support communities. Empowering Investors to Empower Communities JULY 2013 Early this month we launched the new Calvert Foundation website! Throughout the redesign process we worked to create an experience to meet the diverse needs of the Calvert Foundation community. Notably, a revisedimpact section …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Lost in translocation? How bird song could help save species

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Lost in translocation? How bird song could help save species Study reveals how fishing gear can cause slow death of whales Minus environment, patterns still emerge: Computational study tracks E. coli cells’ regulatory mechanisms Bird’s playlist could signal mental strengths and weaknesses Bacterial spare parts filter …

Earth Policy Release – Falling Gasoline Use Means United States Can Just Say No to New Pipelines and Food-to-Fuel

  Falling Gasoline Use Means United States Can Just Say No to New Pipelines and Food-to-Fuel  Janet Larsen www.earth-policy.org/data_highlights/2013/highlights38 Earth Policy Release Data Highlight March 28, 2013 Freeing America from its dependence on oil from unstable parts of the world is an admirable goal, but many of the proposed solutions—including …

NOAA predicts mixed bag of drought, flooding and warm weather for spring

NOAA predicts mixed bag of drought, flooding and warm weather for spring Contact Susan Buchanan, 301-713-0622 March 21, 2013 NOAA issued the three-month U.S. Spring Outlook today, stating that odds favor above-average temperatures across much of the continental United States, including drought-stricken areas of Texas, the Southwest and the Great Plains. …