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 …

Push for New Pact on Climate Change Is Plagued by Old Divide of Wealth

Push for New Pact on Climate Change Is Plagued by Old Divide of Wealth By JUSTIN GILLIS and CORAL DAVENPORTSEPT. 20, 2014 President Christopher J. Loeak of the Marshall Islands outside his home after tidal flooding. Credit Giff Johnson/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images At 1 p.m. on Sunday, tens of …

ECONOMIC GROWTH AND ACTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE CAN NOW BE ACHIEVED TOGETHER, FINDS GLOBAL COMMISSION

Ethical Markets welcomes this report which conforms to our own research in our Green Transition Scoreboard®.  Hazel Henderson, Editor   New report aims to drive action by world leaders, business executives and investors ahead of major summit on climate change Editor’s note: The “Better Growth, Better Climate” report, including infographics …

Flourish & Prosper Global Forum October 15-17

EVENT: Flourish & Prosper: The Third Global Forum for Business as an Agent of World Benefit WHAT: This dynamic 2 1?2-day summit, hosted by the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University, brings together leading business executives, management scholars, policymakers and others from around the world to explore …

NEW REPORT: Mobile Is Pulling Customers Away From Branches And Online Banking

New Report Alert   THE MOBILE AND ONLINE BANKING REPORT: Mobile Is Pulling Customers Away From Branches And Online Banking To Read The Full Report, Sign Up For A Free Trial Today » John Heggestuen | [email protected] The relationship between consumers and their banks is in a period of dramatic upheaval …

“COOPETITION”: A RADICAL APPROACH TO SUSTAINABILITY

Future 500 Newsletter September 2014 Stakeholder Engagement Experts, Aligning Power with Purpose “Coopetition”: A radical approach to sustainability  As the world faces daunting social and environmental challenges, brands must not only be ready to react, but anticipate what’s on the horizon. The Transition500 Alliance, of which Future 500 is a founding member, …

THE FUTURIST: Teaching and Learning about the Future

  August 2014 • Special The September-October 2014 issue of THE FUTURIST is out now, featuring a special report on Futures Education. Members and subscribers should soon be receiving their copies, and may log on at wfs.org for digital access. Here’s an overview of what’s inside the current issue: Futures …

The new GTM Research report U.S. Solar Carport Market 2014-2018: Landscape, Outlook and Leading Companies is now available

The new GTM Research report U.S. Solar Carport Market 2014-2018: Landscape, Outlook and Leading Companies is now available Released today, GTM Research’s newest report is the industry’s most comprehensive analysis of the burgeoning U.S. solar carport market. The solar carport market has become an increasingly substantial sector within the non-residential solar market …

Saving the Arctic: The Urgent Need to Cut Black Carbon Emissions and Slow Climate Change

  August 7, 2014      Saving the Arctic     The Urgent Need to Cut Black Carbon Emissions and Slow Climate Change By Rebecca Lefton and Cathleen Kelly Combating climate change requires immediate and long-term cuts in heat-trapping carbon pollution, or CO2, around the globe. But reducing carbon pollution …

Today’s Top Stories from GFI – Africa Leaders Summit: America’s Dirty Little Secret

  Wednesday, August 6, 2014 From the Global Financial Integrity Blog:     Join Us for Our Upcoming Conference on Illicit Financial Flows in Brazil      Illicit Finance Jounralism Programme Lauches Fourth Training Project      Debate in Delaware on Anonymous Companies    Why Wildlife Trafficking and Anonymous Companies …