ScienceDaily: Lightning reshapes rocks at the atomic level

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News     Lightning reshapes rocks at the atomic level   Posted: 05 Aug 2015 04:17 PM PDT A lightning strike can reshape a mineral’s crystal structure, according to a new study. Researchers once believed only meteorites could do so. From a million miles away, NASA camera …

The Core Mission of Crowdfinance

Jay Owen Crowdfunding

Let’s talk Reg A+, liquidity, data bubbles & the heart of crowdfinance The Core Mission of Crowdfinance March 10, 2015 By Dara Albright I spend many waking hours advocating for crowdfinance and preaching about the economic repercussions of an unjust financial system that inhibits entrepreneurs from procuring growth capital and …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Earthquakes: The next ‘Big One’ for the San Francisco Bay Area may be a cluster of major quakes

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News     Earthquakes: The next ‘Big One’ for the San Francisco Bay Area may be a cluster of major quakes Posted: 19 May 2014 03:45 PM PDT A cluster of closely timed earthquakes over 100 years in the 17th and 18th centuries released as much accumulated …

CSRwire News Alert – A $147 Billion Opportunity for New York City

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

A $147 Billion Opportunity: Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement Sets Sights on NYC Pension Funds “Were New York City to divest its four pension funds of fossil fuel holdings, it would be a major turning point for the divestment movement.” On February 26th, a forum on “Fossil-Free NYC,” kicked off a …

Call for governments to inquire if money and the financial system is fit for purpose?

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

The crisis of legitimacy of the political and financial systems In my view Government is not “fit for the purpose” of facilitating a transition to “Democratic Money with Environmental Values [to] Reduce Market Failures”. I suspect the reason why “the Australian Government has led the way by setting upa Financial System Inquiry” …

Book Reviews: ‘The Locust And The Bee’ And ‘The Collaboration Economy’

Jay Owen Books and Reviews, Articles by Hazel Henderson

The Locust and the Bee: Predators and Creators in Capitalism’s Future Author Geoff Mulgan, former top aide to Britain’s Prime Minister Tony Blair and founder of the celebrated think tank Demos, earns his spurs as a top-rank, global public intellectual with his latest book, The Locust and The Bee (Princeton University Press, …

The Bank Guarantee That Bankrupted Ireland

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

The Bank Guarantee That Bankrupted Ireland Posted on November 2, 2013 by Ellen Brown The Irish have a long history of being tyrannized, exploited, and oppressed—from the forced conversion to Christianity in the Dark Ages, to slave trading of the natives in the 15th and 16th centuries, to the mid-nineteenth century “potato famine” that was really …

Other News: GDP: Gauging Dematerialised Progress!

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Articles by Hazel Henderson, Beyond GDP

   GDP: Gauging Dematerialised Progress!   By Hazel Henderson*   ST. AUGUSTINE, Florida, Aug 2013 (IPS) -As of Aug. 1, 2013, the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) finally stepped into our new 21st century. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) will now include much of the intangible production and services which …

New GDP Accounting Makes a Difference Locally

Ethical Markets - R Articles by Hazel Henderson, Beyond GDP, The Blog

The narrow ”economism” shown by critics of the Picasso Exhibit running its last week in St. Augustine, Florida, is a hangover from obsolete economic textbooks still unable to record “intangibles,” those valuable services which today make up some 70% of advanced economies and services sector companies’ balance sheets.  These old …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: El Nino unusually active in the late 20th century: Is it because of global warming?

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News El Nino unusually active in the late 20th century: Is it because of global warming? Different neuronal groups govern right-left alternation when walking Is that bacteria dead yet? Nano and laser technology packed into small device tests antibiotic treatment in minutes Genomic atlas of gene switches …