ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Microplastics worse for crabs and other marine life than previously thought: Enter through gills

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

  ScienceDaily: Top Environment News   Microplastics worse for crabs and other marine life than previously thought: Enter through gills Posted: 18 Jul 2014 08:56 AM PDT The tiny plastic particles polluting our seas are not only orally ingested by marine creatures, but also enter their systems through their gills, …

Skoll World Forum: What will the world look like 50-100 years from now?

Jay Owen Global Citizen, Sustainability News

A bite-size email with original insight and hand-picked news from & for the social sector.   1. DARE TO IMAGINE       What will the world look like 50-100 years from now? “We are quickly becoming a global neuro-network. The power of a correct idea in this interconnected age …

NewNet Clean Energy Investor Newsletter: Update: RWE to sell more German biomass plants in sector pullback

Ethical Markets - R Greentech

Essential industry insights: cleantech, renewables, sustainability   NewNet Daily Newsletter 26 February 2013 Want to know about the latest deals in the cleantech and renewable energy sector? Get aNewNet premium subscription Deal News Update: RWE to sell more German biomass plants in sector pullback PREMIUM Solar-powered 3G specialist Altobridge gets extra Intel …

Time to internalize those externalities and get prices right

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, Articles by Hazel Henderson

Time to internalize those externalities and get prices right By Hazel Henderson (http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2012/12/21/time-internalize-those-externalities-and-get-prices-right)   An “externality” is code in economics jargon meaning any cost of producing a product that can be omitted (i.e., externalized) from the producer’s balance sheet and passed on to taxpayers, the public or hidden in the environment …

EM Special: Rio + 20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development

Ethical Markets

The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD) is being organized in pursuance of General Assembly Resolution 64/236 (A/RES/64/236). The Conference will take place in Brazil on 20-22 June 2012 to mark the 20th anniversary of the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED), in Rio de Janeiro, …

Sound of Silence

kristy Global Citizen

This seems appropriate: Paul Simon offers a deeply moving and atmospheric rendering of his signature tune “Sound of Silence,” on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of 9/11. This Live performance was delivered from Ground Zero. Click here to listen

Ecocities Emerging – September 2011 Issue

kristy Sustainability News

Greetings, Welcome to the September 2011 edition of Ecocities Emerging, an initiative of Ecocity Builders and the International Ecocity Conference Series. During August 22-26, over 1,500 delegates from 70+ countries gathered in beautiful Montreal, Quebec, Canada, at Ecocity World Summit, the 9th International Ecocity Conference. We gathered with hope, determination …

EFES Newsletter: A European Single Market for employee ownership

kristy Community Development Solutions, SRI/ESG News

EFES NEWSLETTER – MARCH 2011 A European Single Market for employee ownership European Commissioner Michel Barnier organised a vast consultation about the new “Single Market Act”. The single market is all about bringing down barriers and simplifying existing rules across Europe. It would also include a European single market for …