OTHER NEWS: At the Crucial Nexus of Water and Energy

While it is, of course, vital to finally link water and energy use, this report still overlooks the opportunities for saline agriculture and aquaculture to provide all of our growing human family’s needs for food, fiber and fuel from our most abundant global resources: the Earth’s 97% seawater; daily free …

GEMS Water: Global water quality data to inform SDGs

  ENB on the Side Coverage of Selected Side Events at the First UN Environment Assembly (UNEA) of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Issue No. 2 – Wednesday, 25 June 2014 Events convened on Tuesday, 24 June 2014 GEMS Water: Global water quality data to inform SDGs Presented by UNEP/DEWA …

Oilprice article for Ethical Markets: New EPA Rule Requires Chemical Disclosure for Offshore Fracking

New EPA Rule Requires Chemical Disclosure for Offshore Fracking The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency published a rule on January 9, 2014 requiring oil and gas companies using hydraulic fracturing off the coast of California to disclose the chemicals they discharge into the ocean. Oil and gas companies have been fracking offshore California …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: New results from inside the ozone hole

  ScienceDaily: Top Environment News New results from inside the ozone hole Posted: 11 Dec 2013 03:56 PM PST Scientists have revealed the inner workings of the ozone hole that forms annually over Antarctica and found that declining chlorine in the stratosphere has not yet caused a recovery of the …

The St.Augustine Report: County distances itself from Mumford concert

 Share your Report with friends on these  social networks Published by former Mayor George Gardner                      August 7 2013 The Report is an independent publication serving our community. Contributions are greatly appreciated.   Click or mail to  George Gardner 57 Fullerwood Drive St. …

Alternative Energy: Busting Big Oil Myths, Part IV: Gas Prices

Alternative Energy Busting Big Oil Myths, Part IV: Gas Prices Top 10 Solar Utilities (x 2) Cattails As Building Insulation — New Research Brings To Light The Great Advantages Of The Material IRENA Launches Renewable Costing Alliance Solar Impulse, The Solar Airplane, Reroutes To Washington, DC Climate-themed bond issues are …

Shifts in Global Water Systems – Markers of a New Geological Epoch: the Anthropocene

  A new geologic epoch, “The Anthropocene,” is characterized by humanity’s growing dominance of Earth’s environment and a planetary transformation as profound as the last epoch-defining event — the retreat of the glaciers 11,500 years ago.   By way of illustration: Humanity has cleared an area the size of South …

Community-Wealth.org Newsletter | May 2013

Dear Colleague, Welcome to our May www.Community-Wealth.org e-newsletter. This month we have a number of updates and features to bring you: Today, May 8 from 4-6 pm (eastern) in Cambridge, MA, The Democracy Collaborative and the Department of Urban Studies and Planning at MIT present the findings of our recent case study: The Anchor Mission: Leveraging the Power …

Post-2015 Development Agenda Bulletin – Vol. 208 No. 10 – High Level Meeting on Energy and the Post-2015 Development Agenda – Final Summary

Post-2015 Development Agenda Bulletin · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · Published by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) in collaboration with the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) Volume 208 Number 10 – Thursday, 11 April 2013 SUMMARY OF THE HIGH LEVEL MEETING ON ENERGY AND THE POST-2015 DEVELOPMENT AGENDA 9 APRIL …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News

Deadly effects of certain kinds of household air pollution lead to call for biomarker studies Extreme algal blooms: The new normal? By keeping the beat, sea lion sheds new light on animals’ movements to sound Southern California sagebrush better suited to climate change, study finds Soils in newly forested areas …