Water management planning approach deals with deep uncertainties

News Alert Issue 409, 26 March 2015  Science for Environment Policy About this service Contact the Editor Subscribe to this News Alert  In this issue Water management planning approach deals with deep uncertainties More adaptive approaches to planning could help policymakers deal with deep uncertainties about the future of our …

European Commission: Simple Swedish device effectively reduces harmful indoor air pollution

News Alert Issue 383, 31 July 2014  Science for Environment Policy About this service Contact the Editor Subscribe to this News Alert Summer break Please note that we will not be publishing the Science for Environment News Alert during August. The next issue will reach you on 4th September. Wishing …

Zevin Asset Management Q2 2014 Investment Results

Zevin Asset Management Q2 2014 Investment Results   Please click here to see Zevin Asset Management’s Q2 2014 results and corresponding charts. Attribution analysis, factbooks as well as the performance of our taxable composites are available upon request.   During the quarter, our Global Appreciation non-taxable composite increased by 2.01%, …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Close-up of coral bleaching event

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Close-up of coral bleaching event Posted: 03 Jun 2014 10:58 AM PDT Ecologists have shed light on exactly what happens to coral during periods of excessively high water temperatures. Their study documents a coral bleaching event in the Caribbean in minute detail and sheds light on …

Kickstarter Pulls Plug on Campaign After Backers’ Claims of Fraud

What Motivates the Crowd to Participate? Every day, people face thousands of choices on how to spend their time on the web. Given the huge amount of options that people have to allocate their time, why do a growing number of people participate on crowdsourcing sites? Dwolla Partners with Fiverr, …

Brazil can lead Sustainable Development Goals

We are honored  to post  this interview  with Olav Kjorven  Assistant  Secretary – General of the United Nations, by Henrique Andrade Camargo, of  our Affiliate  MERCADO ETICO  in Sao Paulo, Brazil. We agree that RIO + 20  was an advance in reintegrating human knowledge and action  and that Brazil will …

Revival of film “ The Revolution Will Not Be Televised – Chávez: Inside the Coup”

Hugo Chávez’ rule was controversial.  His death has been mourned and celebrated.  Watch this film on one of the more tumultuous periods of his presidency.  From Wikipedia:  The Revolution Will Not Be Televised (Spanish: La revolución no será transmitida), also known as Chávez: Inside the Coup, is a 2003 documentary …

Climate Solutions II: Low Carbon Re-Industrialisation

The most important finding of this report is that it is today’s national leaders that will decide the fate humanity, our fellow creatures and the environment upon which all depend.  This is a profound and unavoidable responsibility. Reducing greenhouse gas emissions to avoid the worst impacts of climate change will …