ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Effects of interannual climate variability on tropical tree cover: Satellite data reveal how tropical ecosystems may respond to climate extremes

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Effects of interannual climate variability on tropical tree cover: Satellite data reveal how tropical ecosystems may respond to climate extremes Acidifying oceans could spell trouble for squid North Atlantic hurricane forecast predicts above-average season Microbial changes regulate function of entire ecosystems  The greatest place to be …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Topography of Eastern Seaboard muddles ancient sea level changes

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Topography of Eastern Seaboard muddles ancient sea level changes How should geophysics contribute to disaster planning? Research into carbon storage in Arctic tundra reveals unexpected insight into ecosystem resiliency World’s biggest ice sheets likely more stable than previously believed World’s melting glaciers making large contribution to …

Tamera Newsletter April 2013

Jay Owen Global Citizen

Tamera Newsletter (click here to read online)                                                        April 2013 Dear friends of Tamera, with most warmhearted greetings from Tamera we want to inform you about two initiatives and invite you to take part: 1. The TERRA NOVA SCHOOL will …

Review of Making Things Work and Makers: The New Industrial Revolution

Jay Owen Articles by Hazel Henderson

Review of Making Things Work and Makers: The New Industrial Revolution Making Things Work: Solving Complex Problems In A Complex World by Yaneer Bar-Yam, NECSI Knowledge Press, Cambridge, MA 2004 Makers: The New Industrial Revolution by Chris Anderson, Crown Business, NY, 2012 Review by Hazel Henderson   These two books, …

Biomimicry 3.8 Institute: April 2013 Newsletter

Jay Owen Sustainability News, Nature/Biomimicry

        Biomimicry 3.8 Institute Newsletter – April 2013   Award-winning Designer Neri Oxman to Speak at Summit & Global Conference We’re pleased to announce that Neri Oxman will give the Saturday morning keynote presentation at the 7th annual Biomimicry Education Summit and inaugural Global Conference in Boston this coming …

Mission Markets Spring 2013 Newsletter

Jay Owen Community Development Solutions

          Spring 2013             Leading Sustainable Capital Markets         Check out our new look! Mission Markets recently unveiled its new website.  Please tell us what you think at missionmarkets.com.   Our Spring newsletter is chock-full of new happenings at …

Mission Markets Spring 2013 Newsletter

Jay Owen Community Development Solutions

        Spring 2013             Leading Sustainable Capital Markets         Check out our new look! Mission Markets recently unveiled its new website.  Please tell us what you think at missionmarkets.com.   Our Spring newsletter is chock-full of new happenings at both …

Game upgrade: Schools across the U.S. will soon start teaching real climate science

Jay Owen Sustainability News, Earth Systems Science

The map accompanying this article has school districts taking up real climate science in blue, presumably because they also are a close match to having a larger Democratic constituency in state government. The ones not adopting it are reliably Repugnican far-right in state governments: shilling for the oil and coal …

Bankrupting Nature: Denying Our Planetary Boundaries

Ethical Markets Sustainability News, Earth Systems Science

by Anders Wijkman and Johan Rockström, Club of Rome, November 2012 Report suggests measures that could prevent the current depletion of the earth’s finite resources and enable us to enjoy an enhanced quality of life. Bankrupting Nature: Denying Our Planetary Boundaries, by Anders Wijkman and Johan Rockström, a report to …