Atmospheric and Soil Carbon and Halophytes

Jay Owen Desert Greening

Robert C. Hendricks, NASA, Glenn Research Center Dennis M. Bushnell, NASA, Langley Research Center   Abstract World population is anticipated to grow 40% within 40–50 years (2008 baseline) with unprecedented demands for energy, food, freshwater, and clean environments. At 43% of the total landmass, exploiting the Earth’s arid and semi-arid …

Tall Neighbor Coming to Arizona Desert Community : AltEnergyStocks.com

Jay Owen Greentech

Tall Neighbor Coming to Arizona Desert Community : AltEnergyStocks.com Tall Neighbor Coming to Arizona Desert Community Posted: 16 Jun 2014 07:21 AM PDT by Debra Fiakas CFA The citizens of a San Luis, Arizona are about to get a new, very tall neighbor.  Solar Wind Energy, Inc. (SWET:  OTCQB; formerly …

Companies with Certified Sustainability Practitioners Increase their CSR Performance: 2014

Jay Owen Sustainability News

Companies with Certified Sustainability Practitioners Increase their CSR Performance: 2014   Following last year’s study, the Centre for Sustainability and Excellence, CSE, has just completed its 2014 global study on determining Certified Sustainability Practitioners (by CSE) contribution towards the overall Sustainability rating score of the corresponding companies, based on CSRHub …

KOSMOS NEWS: Is Sharing for Sale?

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Global Citizen

MAY 27, 2014 NEWSLETTER Is Sharing for Sale? Dear Readers, Our featured author this week is Elisabet Sahtouris, an eloquent teacher of evolution biology and also a futurist. Like many of us, she senses that global transformation is underway in our hearts and minds, our communities, and slowly in our social …

More than 200 Organizations will be at WorldFuture 2014: What If

Jay Owen Trendspotting

The Annual Conference of the World Future Society July 11-13, 2014 • Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek • Orlando, Florida, U.S.A. Register by June 20 to save $100!   Register Dear Colleague: WorldFuture 2014: What If will welcome a wide range of new participants, both as speakers and attendees, from some of the …

The Civil Society Conference: Strengthening communities and building self-help in an era of Coalition Governments.

Jay Owen Global Citizen

Overcoming disadvantage. Building civil society. Changing government.   The Civil Society Conference.   Strengthening communities and building self-help in an era of Coalition Governments.   With Hon. Kevin Andrews Federal Minister for Family and Community Services   “I’ve had a longstanding interest and involvement in civil society. I’ve served as …

First Peoples Worldwide Spring Newsletter

Jay Owen Global Citizen, Sustainability News

Fetching mail… More All None Read Unread Starred Unstarred 1–10 of 10     Remove label Fetching mail… More All None Read Unread Starred Unstarred 1–2 of 2     First Peoples Worldwide Spring Newsletter May 9, 2014 It’s springtime and change is in the air!  First Peoples Worldwide’s newsletter …

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 …

Energy Storage: the Next Charge for Distributed Energy.

Jay Owen Resource Efficiency

By John Farrell, Institute for Local Self-Reliance, March 2014   Energy storage promises to change the electricity system during the next decade, as fundamentally as distributed renewable energy has in the last decade. A new report from the Institute for Local Self-Reliance, Energy Storage: The Next Charge for Distributed Energy, forecasts …

[HIP] VOTE for People as an Asset; RSVP for Compelling Events in Impact Investing

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

  IN THIS ISSUE: I.  Upcoming HIP and Impact Investing Events: Join These Exciting Events & Hear from the HIP experts at many of them II.   Going Fossil-Fuel Free in Your Portfolio?: More Investors are quantifying future risk, especially from the carbon inefficiency of fossil-fuel firms; learn and watch recent HIP …