NOAA predicts mixed bag of drought, flooding and warm weather for spring

Jay Owen Trendspotting, Earth Systems Science

NOAA predicts mixed bag of drought, flooding and warm weather for spring Contact Susan Buchanan, 301-713-0622 March 21, 2013 NOAA issued the three-month U.S. Spring Outlook today, stating that odds favor above-average temperatures across much of the continental United States, including drought-stricken areas of Texas, the Southwest and the Great Plains. …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News :Catastrophic loss of Cambodia’s tropical flooded grasslands

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Catastrophic loss of Cambodia’s tropical flooded grasslands When it rains these days, does it pour? Has the weather become stormier as the climate warms? Ocean plankton sponge up nearly twice the carbon currently assumed Highly effective communities of bacteria in the world’s deepest oceanic trench Catastrophic …

Senate “Whale” Report Reveals JP Morgan as a Lying, Scheming Rogue Trader (Quelle Surprise!)

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, SRI/ESG News

Senate “Whale” Report Reveals JP Morgan as a Lying, Scheming Rogue Trader (Quelle Surprise!) Posted: 15 Mar 2013 12:16 AM PDT There is so much grist in the just-released Senate Permanent Subcommittee report on the JP Morgan London Whale trades that the initial reports are merely high level summaries, which …

As part of Civil Society, how the Canadian Index of Wellbeing (CIW) is leading change

kristy Beyond GDP

As part of Civil Society, how the Canadian Index of Wellbeing (CIW) is leading change The Canadian Index of Wellbeing (CIW) goes beyond narrow economic measures like GDP and provides Canada’s only national index that measures wellbeing across a wide spectrum of domains. The work of CIW extends beyond Canada; …

ENB Vol. 27 No. 31 – Second Round of ‘Informal-Informal’ Negotiations on the zero draft of outcome document of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development – Issue #7

kristy Green Prosperity

UNCSD INFORMAL CONSULTATIONS: Monday, 30 APRIL 2012 On Monday, delegates resumed informal negotiations on the draft outcome document for the UNCSD. Working Group 1 focused on Section III (Green Economy). Working Group 2 considered Sections I (Preamble/Stage Setting), II (Renewing Political Commitments), and IV (IFSD). working group 1 SECTION III: …

Connecting Globally, Meeting Locally

kristy Global Citizen

IN THIS ISSUE Connecting Globally, Meeting Locally Community Spotlight – Blooming Daisies Evolving models of engagement and support Have you joined any groups on WiserEarth? Click here to read the newsletter