OTHER NEWS: At the Crucial Nexus of Water and Energy

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

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 …

US agribusiness could carve ten Manhattans out of African forest: Greenpeace

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Trendspotting, Earth Systems Science

US agribusiness could carve ten Manhattans out of African forest: GreenpeaceNew York, 19 February 2013 – Massive carbon emissions and the destruction of habitats critical to threatened animal species – those will be just some of the results if a palm oil plantation by New York-based agribusiness Herakles Farms in …