New Council, Maurice Strong video, education projects – Earth Charter News April-May

Jay Owen Global Citizen

APRIL-MAY 2014 Para español haga clic aquí. Dear Friend: Earth Charter International is pleased to announce a new Council with esteemed leaders in a variety of endeavors. This newsflash also features a recent video of Maurice Strong, as well as news from around the world on education and efforts to …

New Council, Maurice Strong video, education projects – Earth Charter News April-May

Jay Owen Global Citizen

APRIL-MAY 2014 Para español haga clic aquí. Earth Charter International is pleased to announce a new Council with esteemed leaders in a variety of endeavors. This newsflash also features a recent video of Maurice Strong, as well as news from around the world on education and efforts to use the …

SMARTPLANET DAILY: Is this the battery breakthrough electric cars need?

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News

  SmartPlanet Daily A DAILY BRIEFING OF THE NEWEST STORIES ON SMARTPLANET, FIVE DAYS A WEEK. May 20, 2014 FROM THE DESK OF … Will dual-carbon batteries save the world from lithium-ion batteries and all of their attendant problems? We’ll soon find out. — Aly Windsor, News Editor Is this …

FUTURIST UPDATE: The Fungus That Captured the Gold

Jay Owen Trendspotting

May 2014 • Volume 15, No. 5 In this issue: To Spot Trends before They’re Trends, Follow the Friends The Fungus That Captured the Gold Of Mice and Men and Women: Gender Bias among Lab Rats? WorldFuture 2014 Speakers Bookshelf What Future Do You Favor? A LinkedIn Discussion In Memoriam: …

Global Oceans Action Summit Bulletin – Vol. 186 No. 3 – Global Oceans Action Summit for Food Security and Blue Growth – Final Summary

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

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Who’s Winning the clean Energy Race? 2013

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

Overview For the past five years, Pew has tracked investment and finance trends in the world’s leading economies. Over that period, the clean energy industry has been buffeted by a global recession, broad changes in energy markets, and uncertainty surrounding international policies on clean energy and climate change. Despite these …

ExxonMobil’s climate change risk | SAP aims for 100% renewable energy

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

    26 March 2014 Share                   In the news           Exxon Mobil responds to investor concerns Company bows to pressure to report on preparations for climate regulation, but could this just be the start?       …

What’s in your smartphone? | ExxonMobil’s climate change risk | SAP aims for 100% renewable energy

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

          26 March 2014 Share     I often think of something that our editor-at-large Marc Gunther once pointed out: all of us have supply chains, and most of us don’t know what’s in them. Guardian Sustainable Business decided to take a deep dive into the …

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 …

World Future Council members and RLA laureates denounce limited focus of Nuclear Security Summit

Jay Owen Global Citizen

Press Release World Future Council members and RLA laureates denounce limited focus of Nuclear Security Summit Stockholm/Hamburg, March 20, 2014 – In a joint statement 38 recipients of the Right Livelihood Award and members of the World Future Council are calling on world leaders at the Nuclear Security Summit to acknowledge that, …