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 …

Other News – Our Planet’s Future Is in the Hands of 58 People

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

Our Planet’s Future Is in the Hands of 58 People   By Roberto Savio*   ROME, Apr  2014 (IPS) – In case you missed it, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released the third and final part of a report on Apr. 13 in which it says bluntly that …

Why a Melting Arctic Could Sink the Global Economy

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

  Why a Melting Arctic Could Sink the Global Economy SOURCE: AP/Brennan Linsley An Inuit hunter and fisherman steers his boat past a melting iceberg and along a fjord leading away from the edge of the Greenland Ice Sheet. By Cathleen Kelly | Center for American Progress,  March 19, 2014 Download the …

Message to Policy Makers: BICEP Companies Have Your Back

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

 

Industry Awakens to Threat of Climate Change

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

     Industry Awakens to Threat of Climate Change   By CORAL DAVENPORTJAN – The New York Times   WASHINGTON — Coca-Cola has always been more focused on its economic bottom line than on global warming, but when the company lost a lucrative operating license in India because of a …

Congressional Leader Joins ASBC Webinar Next Week & Other Updates – November 7, 2013

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Sustainability News

Featured Story Join U.S. Congressman Steny Hoyer (D-MD) as he adresses asbc members about American manufacturing. A growing manufacturing base means creating high-skill, high-wage jobs for America’s workers. The ‘Make it in America’ plan calls for investments in making our manufacturing sector even more competitive. The ingredients to revitalize American …

Obama’s Proposed Fracking Rule Would Lead to Dirty Energy | The Energy Collective Daily

Jay Owen Greentech

  Obama’s Proposed Fracking Rule Would Lead to Dirty Energy | The Energy Collective Daily

Media Slammed For ‘Surprisingly Limited Analysis’ Of Major Report On Climate Change’s ‘New Normal’

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

Media Slammed For ‘Surprisingly Limited Analysis’ Of Major Report On Climate Change’s ‘New Normal’ By Joe Romm on August 13, 2013 at 5:28 pm The Columbia Journalism Review has criticized the NY Times and other major media outlets for inadequate coverage of NOAA’s annual State of the Climate report. In its critique, CJR points …