August 2013 Update of Current Issues on Employment in the US

Jay Owen Beyond GDP

US Employment Quality of Life Indicator in Context – a monthly analysis by Hazel Henderson Update: August, 2013 In July, total non-farm jobs increased by 162,000 while June’s jobs were revised down to 188,000.  May’s was revised from 195,000 to 176,000  This news from the private sector shows the recovery, even if …

UTNE: Five Ways to Divest From Monsanto

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

     environment Five Ways to Divest From Monsanto   Concerned about the power of GMOs? Here are five big ways to fight back. Read more… Table of Contents See what’s in the March-April 2013 issue of Utne Reader. Insideutne.com Utne Alt Wire Utne Swag Bag Subscribe to Utne About Utne …

IThound.com: Data centre efficiency best practices and strategies

Jay Owen Resource Efficiency

  Data centre efficiency best practices and strategies Dear Hazel Most data centres are only operating at a fraction of their efficiency potential, resulting in unnecessary costs and an inability to adapt to changing business needs. This white paper explores the attributes of an efficient infrastructure and describes strategies you …

IThound.com: Data centre efficiency best practices

Jay Owen Resource Efficiency

  Data centre efficiency best practices Most data centres are only operating at a fraction of their efficiency potential, resulting in unnecessary costs and an inability to adapt to changing business needs. This white paper explores the attributes of an efficient infrastructure and describes strategies you can implement immediately to …

EIOPA, ABP, PFZW, ATP, Crédit Agricole, Ahold, Euroclear, IPE-Quest

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

                      Today’s top stories             EIOPA asks for more independence, ‘enhanced’ mandate   EUROPE – Chairman suggests partial financing of independent budget by levying fees on industry.   Read more…           …

TBLI Conference: Climate Change, Carbon Bubble and New York’s Green Bank

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

EMBARGO TILL MAY 22, 9 AM ECT Time Climate Change, Carbon Bubble and New York’s Green Bank ESG Environmental, Social and Governance investment industry shines the spotlight on New York Amsterdam, May 22, 2013 – The 1st edition of the TBLI CONFERENCETM USA 2013 in New York, USA from June …

Clean Technica: Army Steamrolls $7 Billion In Renewable Energy Projects, Sequester Or No Sequester

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

Top cleantech news of the day from CleanTechnica, the world’s #1 cleantech or clean energy website: Army Steamrolls $7 Billion In Renewable Energy Projects, Sequester Or No Sequester Samsung And Scotland Join To Build Offshore Wind Turbine Prototype Nest Labs Acquires MyEnergy Offshore Wind Industry Will Become €130 Billion Annual Market …

Clean Technica: Wisconsin Wins Coal Battle, Loses Energy War

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

Top cleantech news of the day from CleanTechnica, the world’s #1 cleantech or clean energy website: Wisconsin Wins Coal Battle, Loses Energy War ADEME Proposes France Set Solar PV Target Of 15 GW By 2020 Shared Renewables Bills Moving Forward In California International Battery & Energy Storage Alliance Established AG Solar …

UNVEILING AND EXPLAINING THE PRESIDENT’S PROPOSED FY’14 ENERGY BUDGET

Jay Owen Resource Efficiency, Trendspotting

UNVEILING AND EXPLAINING THE PRESIDENT’S              PROPOSED FY’14 ENERGY BUDGET     The non-profit Environment and Energy Study Institute held one of its many Congressional briefings, and on Friday, April 19th, the briefing was on The Administration’s proposed FY14 energy budget.   Jason Walsh, Senior Advisor, Dept. of Energy Office of …

How Congress Could Fix Its Budget Woes, Permanently

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

How Congress Could Fix Its Budget Woes, Permanently Ellen Brown http://WebofDebt.com/articles February 8, 2013   As Congress struggles through one budget crisis after another, it is becoming increasingly evident that austerity doesn’t work. We cannot possibly pay off a $16 trillion debt by tightening our belts, slashing public services, and …