Geothermal Energy’s Environmental and Health Benefits Worth $117 Million Annually

Jay Owen Resource Efficiency

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:  Shawna Seldon [email protected] 917 971 7852   Geothermal Energy’s Environmental and Health Benefits Worth $117 Million Annually   Benefits of geothermal energy touted in air emissions analysis   WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 25, 2013) – The Geothermal Energy Association (GEA) has released an Air Emissions Comparison and Externality …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Superstorm Sandy shook the U. S., literally

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News   Superstorm Sandy shook the U. S., literally New understanding of rare white shark movement around Hawai’i ‘First step’ in addressing effects of climate change Weeding out ineffective biocontrol agents Remote-sensing study quantifies permafrost degradation in Arctic Alaskan wetlands New solar-cell coating could enable a major …

PRODUCTION SECTORS COST WORLD ENVIRONMENT MORE THAN GAINS THEY PRODUCE – UN-BACKED STUDY

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News, Sustainability News, Resource Efficiency, Beyond GDP

PRODUCTION SECTORS COST WORLD ENVIRONMENT MORE THAN GAINS THEY PRODUCE – UN-BACKED STUDY New York, Apr 15 2013  1:00PM Primary production and processing in such sectors as agriculture, forestry, fisheries, mining, oil and gas exploration and utilities cost the world economy $7.3 trillion a year in damage to the environment, …

Development and Environment: The Nexus

kristy Green Prosperity, Sustainability News

Development and Environment: The Nexus by Brice Lalonde, Executive Coordinator, UN Conference for Sustainable Development (UNCSD, or Rio+20) Heading_towards Rio+20, governments and civil society must raise their eyes to assess the situation and prepare for commitments commensurate to the challenges. Extreme poverty and the degradation of the environment will be …