COMPANIES WANT MORE RENEWABLE ENERGY

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

COMPANIES WANT MORE RENEWABLE ENERGY Tackling U.S. Corporations’ 3 Challenges To Buying Renewable Energy Sixty percent of the largest U.S. companies have now set climate and energy goals to increase their use of renewable energy. The problem is that they face several market challenges in actually reaching these goals. wri …

NASA Launches New Carbon-Sensing Mission to Monitor Earth’s Breathing

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Earth Systems Science

NASA successfully launched its first spacecraft dedicated to studying atmospheric carbon dioxide at 2:56 a.m. PDT (5:56 a.m. EDT) Wednesday. The Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) raced skyward from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, on a United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket. Approximately 56 minutes after the launch, the observatory separated …

NASA: New NASA Space Observatory to Study Carbon Conundrums

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

New NASA Space Observatory to Study Carbon Conundrums 06/12/2014 You are subscribed to Earth News for NASA. This information has recently been updated, and is now available. New NASA Space Observatory to Study Carbon Conundrums 06/12/2014 12:00 PM EDT   NASA’s first spacecraft dedicated to measuring carbon dioxide levels in …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Close-up of coral bleaching event

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Close-up of coral bleaching event Posted: 03 Jun 2014 10:58 AM PDT Ecologists have shed light on exactly what happens to coral during periods of excessively high water temperatures. Their study documents a coral bleaching event in the Caribbean in minute detail and sheds light on …

Youths sue U.S. government over climate inaction

Jay Owen Global Citizen, Trendspotting

Youths sue U.S. government over climate inaction An unprecedented massive legal campaign led by young Americans is playing out in courtrooms across the nation http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2014/5/4/youth-sue-governmentforclimateinaction.html May 4, 2014 2:16PM ET Updated May 5, 2014 2:14PM ET by Amel Ahmed @amelscript Young people across the country are suing several government agencies …

Youths sue U.S. government over climate inaction

Jay Owen Global Citizen, Trendspotting

Youths sue U.S. government over climate inaction An unprecedented massive legal campaign led by young Americans is playing out in courtrooms across the nation http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2014/5/4/youth-sue-governmentforclimateinaction.html May 4, 2014 2:16PM ET Updated May 5, 2014 2:14PM ET by Amel Ahmed @amelscript Young people across the country are suing several government agencies …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Synthesized ‘solar’ jet fuel: Renewable kerosene from sunlight, water and carbon dioxide

Jay Owen Greentech

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Synthesized ‘solar’ jet fuel: Renewable kerosene from sunlight, water and carbon dioxide Posted: 03 May 2014 03:49 PM PDT With the first ever production of synthesized “solar” jet fuel, the EU-funded SOLAR-JET project has successfully demonstrated the entire production chain for renewable kerosene obtained directly from …

The Wiser.org website was officially closed on April 22nd 2014 – Earth Day.

Jay Owen Global Citizen, Wealth of Networks

Dear Wiser.org friends, members and supporters, The Wiser.org website was officially closed on April 22nd 2014 – Earth Day. We are so grateful to everyone who has been part of this incredible journey towards a more just and sustainable world. We thank you for all your messages and well wishes sent after …

Guardian ‘names and shames’ the 90 evildoing orgs creating 63% of climate change

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

Click on the Interactive Graphic for names, percents and amounts of contribution Paul Just 90 companies caused two-thirds of man-made global warming emissions Chevron, Exxon and bp among companies most responsible for climate change since dawn of industrial age, figures show • Interactive – which fossil fuel companies are most responsible? …