Earth Policy Release – China and the Soybean Challenge

Jay Owen TV Series

  China and the Soybean Challenge  Lester R. Brown www.earth-policy.org/books/fpep/fpepch9 Earth Policy Release Full Planet, empty plates November 6, 2013 Some 3,000 years ago, farmers in eastern china domesticated the soybean. In 1765, the first soybeans arrived in North America, but they did not soon catch on as a crop. …

Is Homeland Security Preparing for the Next Wall Street Collapse?

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

  Ellen Brown http://EllenBrown.com October 7, 2013   Reports are that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is engaged in a massive, covert military buildup. An article in the Associated Press in February confirmed an open purchase order by DHS for 1.6 billion rounds of ammunition. According to an op-ed …

ScienceDaily: Social amoebae travel with a posse: Tiny single-celled organisms have amazingly complicated social lives

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Social amoebae travel with a posse: Tiny single-celled organisms have amazingly complicated social lives Natural affinities — unrecognized until now — may have set stage for life to ignite Mini-monsters of the forest floor Ice-free Arctic winters could explain amplified warming during Pliocene Large Gulf dead …

World Future Council: “An unbearable inheritance to future generations”

Jay Owen Global Citizen, Trendspotting

Press release – for immediate release   “An unbearable inheritance to future generations” Global coalition of “Alternative Nobel Prize” laureates and members of the World Future Council condemn nuclear power expansion plans   Hamburg, July 16th 2013: A global coalition of laureates of the Right Livelihood Award and members of the …

Today’s Top Stories from GFI: U.S. Treasury delays offshore tax-dodge law by 6 months

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

  Monday, July 15, 2013 Job Listing: Financial Transparency Coalition Administrator Behavioral Economics And Lessons For FCPA, AML, And Tax Compliance Are High Bribery Rates In Poor Countries Blocking Development? Global Witness’s Charmian Gooch At TED Global: Meet Global Corruption’s Hidden Players GFI Disappointed By Court Decision To Vacate Key …

ACEEE – Power-Hungry Devices Use $70 Billion of Energy Annually

Jay Owen Resource Efficiency

NEWS RELEASE    For Immediate Release Media Contact: Patrick Kiker  [email protected]  202.507.4043     Power-Hungry Devices Use $70 Billion of Energy Annually   Washington, D.C. (June 26, 2013): A new analysis of devices and equipment commonly found in U.S. homes and businesses concludes that these products, with more than 2 …

Earth Charter News – June – World Environment Day, Documentary Premiere, law news, and more

Jay Owen Global Citizen, Sustainability News

  JUNE 2013 Para español haga clic aquí. Dear Friend: World Environment Day reminds us of the notion of care that we should practice towards the environment. But we should also remember to practice that care every day, not just today. Happy World Environment Day and enjoy this month’s Earth …

UNODA Press release – Future Policy Award announces nominations of 20 innovative disarmament policies

Jay Owen Global Citizen, Sustainability News

Press release – for immediate release International award celebrates solutions for sustainable disarmament Future Policy Award announces nominations of 25 innovative disarmament policies Hamburg/Geneva/New York– 6 June 2013: The World Future Council has today announced the nominations of the Future Policy Award 2013. In partnership with the United Nations Office …

EMERGING INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY TRENDS AND INNOVATION TAKE CENTRE STAGE AT UN FORUM

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, Wealth of Networks

EMERGING INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY TRENDS AND INNOVATION TAKE CENTRE STAGE AT UN FORUM New York, May 13 2013  7:00PM More than 1,500 participants from Government, private sector, civil society and international organizations are meeting at a United Nations <“http://www.itu.int/wsis/implementation/2013/forum/“>forum in Geneva this week to review and measure progress towards targets set …

Can Income Inequality Destabilize the U.S. Economy?

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

  March 29, 2013   The daily online magazine on the global economy, politics, culture and history   Can Income Inequality Destabilize the U.S. Economy? Uri Dadush, Kemal Dervis, Sarah P. Milsom and Bennett Stancil | Income inequality is doing a lot more damage than just fraying the political culture. Argentina: …