Bank Track: New Equator Principles to have deeply underwhelming impact on people and planet: Commitments on community safeguards and climate change far below what is required

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

New Equator Principles to have deeply underwhelming impact on people and planet; Commitments on community safeguards and climate change far below what is required Amsterdam, Netherlands, June 4 2013 Press Release The long awaited new, third version of the Equator Principles (EPIII) (1) will have a deeply underwhelmingimpact on safeguarding the rights …

Trondheim Conference on Biodiversity Bulletin – Vol. 88 No. 4 – Seventh Trondheim Conference on Biodiversity – Final Summary

Jay Owen Nature/Biomimicry

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ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Lost in translocation? How bird song could help save species

Jay Owen Nature/Biomimicry

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Lost in translocation? How bird song could help save species Study reveals how fishing gear can cause slow death of whales Minus environment, patterns still emerge: Computational study tracks E. coli cells’ regulatory mechanisms Bird’s playlist could signal mental strengths and weaknesses Bacterial spare parts filter …

This IPO Will Soar on Cheap Natural Gas

Jay Owen Resource Efficiency

  This IPO Will Soar on Cheap Natural Gas By Jeff Siegel | Monday, May 6th, 2013 It was boasted as an energy breakthrough. Bloom Energy’s Bloom Box paraded around the media — including a very generous piece aired by 60 Minutes as some kind of new, game-changing magical energy creation device that …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Seasonal patterns of tropical rainfall changes from global warming revealed

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Seasonal patterns of tropical rainfall changes from global warming revealed Plant protein shape puzzle solved by molecular 3-D model Surprising findings on hydrogen production in green algae Shifts in physiological mechanisms let male bats balance the need to feed and the urge to breed Fish prone …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Maya Long Count calendar and European calendar linked using carbon-14 dating

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Maya Long Count calendar and European calendar linked using carbon-14 dating Warmest summers in last two decades in northern latitudes were unprecedented in six centuries New technique measures evaporation globally Sea mammals find U. S. safe harbor Enzymes from horse feces could hold secrets to streamlining …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News:When hungry, Gulf of Mexico algae go toxic

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News When hungry, Gulf of Mexico algae go toxic European invader outcompetes Canadian plants even outside its usual temperature range Canadian Arctic glacier melt accelerating, irreversible, projections suggest Four dinosaur egg species identified in Lleida, Spain Sri Lankan snake study reveals new species, rich biodiversity in island …

OECD Urges Removing Fossil Fuel Subsidies to Boost Growth & Revenues, Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

kristy Reforming Global Finance, Resource Efficiency

$500 Billion in Fossil Fuel Subsidies; Removing Them Would Boost Growth & Revenues, Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions: OECD November 17, 2011 By Andrew Burger Leave a Comment Photo courtesy of OECD, IEA Removing fossil fuel subsidies would boost economic growth and make energy markets much more efficient, not to mention …