Is global warming causing extreme weather via jet stream waves?

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

Is global warming causing extreme weather via jet stream waves? A new study investigates how changes to atmospheric winds are making weather more extreme The jet stream that circles Earth’s north pole travels west to east. But when the jet stream interacts with a Rossby wave, as shown here, the …

Please join message to World Leaders on climate change, DDPP report launched

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, Global Citizen, Earth Systems Science

  It is Time to Act: 2 Degrees is the Limit This is your moment as a global citizen and leader to raise your voice to head off disastrous climate change. By clicking here you can add your name with many of the world’s leading scientists and climate experts to an urgent …

The National Climate Assessment: Measuring Domestic Climate Impacts

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

The National Climate Assessment: Measuring Domestic Climate Impacts   Thursday, May 8, 2014  2:00 – 3:30 PM  485 Russell Senate Office Building  Constitution Avenue and 1st Street, NE   Free and open to the public  Please RSVP to expedite check-in    A live webcast will be streamed at 2:00 PM …

The National Climate Assessment: Measuring Domestic Climate Impacts

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

The National Climate Assessment: Measuring Domestic Climate Impacts   Thursday, May 8, 2014  2:00 – 3:30 PM  485 Russell Senate Office Building  Constitution Avenue and 1st Street, NE   Free and open to the public  Please RSVP to expedite check-in          The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) …

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 …

Downsizing Finance: The Mother of All Bubbles

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, Articles by Hazel Henderson

Downsizing Finance: The Mother of All Bubbles By Hazel Henderson In this column, Hazel Henderson, a futurist and economic iconoclast who is the president of Ethical Markets Media (USA and Brazil) and creator of the Green Transition Scoreboard, writes that economism must be defrocked as obsolete and a failed ideology. ST. …

Shale Gas as a Low-Carbon Energy Source for Europe

Ethical Markets Green Prosperity

Shale Gas as a Low-Carbon Energy Source for Europe [Video] Posted: 10 Dec 2012 06:00 AM PST A Good Offense Is the Best Defense Posted: 10 Dec 2012 05:45 AM PST In my past posts I discussed examples of the transformation of the grid through a revolution in technology that …

Can Chemical-Free Agriculture Save the Planet?

Ethical Markets Reforming Global Finance

November 27, 2012 Can Chemical-Free Agriculture Save the Planet? No group has more on the line at the COP-18 climate summit than the world’s farmers. With crop yields increasingly hurt by severe droughts, desertification and other weather-related events, farmers are turning to agrochemicals to offset the loss. While that may …

US Drought Disaster Will Cause Global Food Insecurity

Ethical Markets Earth Systems Science

When National Climate Disasters Go Global: On Drought, Food, And Global Insecurity ThinkProgress.org/Climate : 18 Jul 2012 02:49 PM PDT by Francesco Femia and Caitlin Werrell, via The Center For Climate and Security The national Drought Monitor recently declared [abnormally dry conditions or] a drought for almost 80% of the …

Filmmaker Michael Murphy attended the American Association for Aerosol Research gathering in Orlando, FL (Oct. 3-7, 2011)

kristy Trendspotting, Earth Systems Science

Filmmaker Michael Murphy attended the American Association for Aerosol Research gathering in Orlando, FL (Oct. 3-7, 2011) http://www.blacklistednews.com/Why_in_the_World_Are_They_Spraying%3F/16078/0/0/0/Y/M.html “While geoengineers insist that their models are to cool the planet, studies suggest that adding aerosols into our atmosphere can create a temporary regional cooling at the cost of an overall warming …