SMARTPLANET DAILY: Top 10 U.S. cities to start a new business

  MANAGE | READ ONLINE | PREVIOUS   SmartPlanet Daily A DAILY BRIEFING OF THE NEWEST STORIES ON SMARTPLANET, FIVE DAYS A WEEK. May 09, 2014 FROM THE DESK OF … Number three is Omaha, NE and two is Miami, FL. You’ll (probably) never guess the number one U.S. city …

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: Researcher sheds light on M.O. of unusual RNA molecules

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Researcher sheds light on M.O. of unusual RNA molecules Muscle power: Bats power take-off using recycled energy The evolution of fins to limbs in the land invasion race Flipping fish adapt to land living Treating oil spills with chemical dispersants: Is the cure worse than the …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Topography of Eastern Seaboard muddles ancient sea level changes

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Topography of Eastern Seaboard muddles ancient sea level changes How should geophysics contribute to disaster planning? Research into carbon storage in Arctic tundra reveals unexpected insight into ecosystem resiliency World’s biggest ice sheets likely more stable than previously believed World’s melting glaciers making large contribution to …

U.S. Gasoline Use Declining, Keystone XL Pipeline Not Needed

U.S. Gasoline Use Declining: Keystone XL Pipeline Not Needed Lester R. Brown www.earth-policy.org/plan_b_updates/2011/update100 Earth Policy Release Plan B Update October 6, 2011 For Immediate Release As the debate unfolds about whether to build a 1,711-mile pipeline to carry crude oil from the tar sands in Canada to refineries in Texas, …

Abidjan Convention Parties Agree to Take Action on Oil Spills and Marine Protected Areas

Latest News – 21 April 2011 Abidjan Convention Parties Agree to Take Action on Oil Spills and Marine Protected Areas 20_April_2011: Delegates at the ninth meeting of Contracting Parties (COP 9) to the Convention for Co-operation in the Protection and Development of the Marine and Coastal Environment of the West …