The Buckminster Fuller Institute have announced their 2014 Challenge Semi-Finalists.

Newsletter:Our friends at The Buckminster Fuller Institute have announced their 2014Challenge Semi-Finalists. Congratulations to the project teams answeringBucky’s call to “make the world work for 100% of humanity in the shortestpossible time without ecological offense or the disadvantage of anyone.”Take a look here to see the outstanding projects in the …

Ecocities Emerging – June 2014 Issue – Reflections on Gross National Happiness

  On May 6th, the Obama administration introduced their big climate proposal. The new rules would cut carbon pollution from power plants 30% from 2005 levels by 2030. The targets are of course getting mixed reactions. The U.S. is already well on the way towards meeting that target and some …

Final Global Infrastructure Basel Summit Programme Now Released

“Ethical Markets is happy to publish this presentation on Sustainable Infrastructure, presented  by John Williams, ceo of Impact Infrastructure, LLC, at our FINDING ETHICAL ALPHA  conference, May 12-13th   Finding Ethical Alpha:  Building Task Forces to Set the Course for the Future of Generating Sustainable Alpha May 13, 2014 Presentation …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Distinct sensory-motor reflexes in fruit flies: Use odor receptors, visual cues to find fruit

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Distinct sensory-motor reflexes in fruit flies: Use odor receptors, visual cues to find fruit Posted: 04 Feb 2014 03:55 PM PST That fruit fly appearing moments after you poured that first glass of cabernet, has just used a poppy-seed-sized brain to conduct a finely-choreographed search and …

NewNet: Schneider Electric makes $5bn offer for Invensys

15 July 2013 – Today’s Top Stories on NewNet Energy Capital Partners plans third fund at $4.3bn REpower completes installation of 325MW Thornton Bank offshore wind farm Latest on NewNet Find out in-depth industry opinion and insight with a premium subscription to New Energy World Network’s news site. NOT A …

Our infrastructure isn’t ready for climate change

  Commentary: We need to spend $3.6 trillion to upgrade, modernize By Ed Maurer and Eugene Cordero, April 29, 2013, 11:11 a.m. EDT SANTA CLARA, Calif. (MarketWatch) — Recently, the American Society of Civil Engineers released its latest Report Card for America’s Infrastructure, a measure of the condition, capacity, and maintenance …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News

New models predict drastically greener Arctic in coming decades Congestion in Earth’s mantle: Mineralogists explain why plate tectonics stagnates in some places Splendid Skadar Lake (Montenegro and Albania) surprises with new species of snails Protective prion keeps yeast cells from going it alone In solving social dilemmas, vervet monkeys get …

Black brant geese show lifetime relationship good for goose and gander

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News ——————————————————————————– Black brant geese show lifetime relationship good for goose and gander Posted: 20 Jun 2012 07:10 AM PDT Not all birds mate for life, but for those species that do, wildlife biologists have found a clear benefit to the birds from such long-term relationships: Greater …