ScienceDaily: Lightning reshapes rocks at the atomic level

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News     Lightning reshapes rocks at the atomic level   Posted: 05 Aug 2015 04:17 PM PDT A lightning strike can reshape a mineral’s crystal structure, according to a new study. Researchers once believed only meteorites could do so. From a million miles away, NASA camera …

P2P Foundation – 100 Women who are co-creating the P2P Society: Stephanie Rearick of the Mutual Aid Network

Click here to read this mailing online.   “P2P Foundation” – 3 new articles 100 Women who are co-creating the P2P Society: Stephanie Rearick of the Mutual Aid Network Cooperatives are breaking into the domain of the sharing economy Pope Francis on the need for structural social change More Recent …

REN21’s Renewables 2015 Global Status Report

a Newsletter – June 2015   In this issue News from the Secretariat | News from the Network | Upcoming Events   Dear Reader, As I write these lines, I am on my way back from the launch of this year’s Global Status Report in China. Over the past decade, China has established itself …

Real Estate Crowdfunding Stays Hot as RealtyShares Raises $10M

Wednesday, April 8 Top Stories Visit Our Site Follow Like RSS RealtyShares Raises $10M in Series A Round — RealtyShares, a real estate crowdfunding platform for accredited investors, announced yesterday that it’s raised $10 million in a Series A round from Menlo Ventures and General Catalyst Partners. The company has …

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 …

WATCH: Black churches join the climate fight. The tide is about to turn!

“The Black church has always joined hands with other faith traditions and stood on the front lines as they did in Selma, Alabama, fifty years ago. Now it’s time to take on climate change.” –Reverend Ambrose Carroll, Green For All Fellow + Green The Church Founder People of all faiths …

Announcing: the all-new Ecocities Emerging

Link to webpage version of this newsletter http://archive.constantcontact.com/fs072/1100594   Greetings! How do we approach urban planning and resource management in ways that preserve health and the environment while meeting our basic needs? The Ecocity represents an urban ideal that simultaneously envisions and plans for co-benefits and synergies between its various …

The World Future Society transformation has begun: An autumn letter from WFS CEO Amy Zalman

    October 10, 2014 Dear Fellow Futurists,   I hope that your autumn has started happily.    Here at the World Future Society, we have been busy laying the groundwork for a multi-year transformation of our organization into the world’s premiere platform for nurturing and empowering futurists.    Today, I’m writing …