SRI Pioneer Amy Domini Takes Impact Investing to the Public Markets

By Ellie Winninghoff SRI pioneer Amy Domini last week celebrated the launch of Nia Global Solutions (Nia), a new type of portfolio that takes impact investing into public stock markets. Co-founded with Oakland-based Kristin Hull, a seasoned entrepreneurial philanthropist and impact investor, Nia consists of narrowly focused firms whose sole …

Blue Is The New Green: Oceans Could Power The Future

flickr/lyndsayesson Blue Is The New Green: How Oceans Could Power The Future By Ari Phillips on ThinkProgress.org/climate    March 26, 2014 at 11:42 am In February, a natural gas power plant along the Central California coast closed after operating for more than 50 years, thus ending an era that saw the surrounding …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Superstorm Sandy shook the U. S., literally

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News   Superstorm Sandy shook the U. S., literally New understanding of rare white shark movement around Hawai’i ‘First step’ in addressing effects of climate change Weeding out ineffective biocontrol agents Remote-sensing study quantifies permafrost degradation in Arctic Alaskan wetlands New solar-cell coating could enable a major …