Why Future Generations Will Ask Where You Were on September 21, 2014

Jay Owen Global Citizen

Todd Gitlin* – The Nation The People’s Climate March proves the Climate Movement has reached critical mass, like the Civil Rights Movement, Antiwar, feminist and gay movements before it. Less than two weeks have passed and yet it isn’t too early to say it: the People’s Climate March changed the …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Distinct sensory-motor reflexes in fruit flies: Use odor receptors, visual cues to find fruit

Jay Owen Nature/Biomimicry

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Distinct sensory-motor reflexes in fruit flies: Use odor receptors, visual cues to find fruit Posted: 04 Feb 2014 03:55 PM PST That fruit fly appearing moments after you poured that first glass of cabernet, has just used a poppy-seed-sized brain to conduct a finely-choreographed search and …

Global Atlas initiative: Unleashing West Africa’s renewable energy potential: Reports on solar and wind opportunities

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, Earth Systems Science

Unleashing West Africa’s renewable energy potential: Reports on solar and wind opportunities The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) presents two reports demonstrating its ground-breaking renewable energy resource-assessment tool, concentrating on the region of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). Together, these two reports from IRENA present the first …

Florida Trend – Daily Pulse: Venture capital investing up in Florida

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

Top Stories for Thursday, December 19, 2013 Venture capital investing up in Florida In the past year, venture capital investments in Florida businesses increased by 45 percent, but the state still lags on a per capita basis. Record numbers expected for holiday travel Tourism officials expect this to be the busiest-ever …

Global Atlas for Solar and Wind: IRENA Update June 2013

Jay Owen Resource Efficiency, Greentech

provided by IRENA, the International Renewable Energy Agency   What is the Global Atlas for Solar & Wind?   The Global Atlas is the comprehensive information platform on the potential of renewable energy. It provides resource maps from leading technical institutes worldwide and tools for evaluating the technical potential of …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: More hurricanes for Hawaii?

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News More hurricanes for Hawaii? As climate changes, boreal forests to shift north and relinquish more carbon than expected New cost-effective genome assembly process Brighter clouds, cooler climate? Organic vapors affect clouds, leading to previously unidentified climate cooling Global highways of invasive marine species calculated   More …

State Solar Jobs Map Unveiled — Maps Of 119,000 Solar Jobs, & Much More

Jay Owen Community Development Solutions, Resource Efficiency

State Solar Jobs Map Unveiled — Maps Of 119,000 Solar Jobs, & Much More (via Clean Technica) Toward the end of 2007, US citizens, the US labor force, experienced the troubling onset of an economic downturn. We’re still in a condition of recovery. Through the whole recovery, though, we have …

HELIO Monthly Digest – March

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

Mar. 2013 Monitoring Progress on Energy & Ecodevelopment  Innovation  Two articles in this month’s Digest highlight innovations that can be used to support the provision of clean, safe, energy services. One is the use of crowdfunding to quickly raise needed capital for clean, energy projects.  The other is the idea …