ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Sea level variations escalating along eastern Gulf of Mexico coast

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

  ScienceDaily: Top Environment News   Sea level variations escalating along eastern Gulf of Mexico coast Posted: 29 Jan 2014 01:55 PM PST Around the globe, sea levels typically rise a little in summer and fall again in winter. Now, a new study shows that, from the Florida Keys to …

Bloomberg’s Hidden Legacy: Climate Change and the Future of New York City

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Trendspotting, Books and Reviews

Bloomberg’s Hidden Legacy: Climate Change and the Future of New York City New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg made his city the world leader in the fight to defend against climate change and reduce carbon emissions. This book, just released, tells the story. It is being published as a multi-media e-book …

Is the European Commission on Track to Develop EU Crowdfunding Rules?

Jay Owen Crowdfunding

  Wednesday, October 9 Top Stories Visit Our Site Follow Like RSS   European Commission Soliciting Comments on Crowdfunding — We look into the latest move by the European Commission, a legislative body, to solicit comments on crowdfunding, and why the move is not necessarily a big deal, just yet. …

Forget owning a solar panel, buy a stake in one instead

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

      SmartPlanet Daily September 30, 2013 Your must-read morning briefing from SmartPlanet, delivered five days a week.   From the Desk of … Over the weekend, SmartPlanet switched to a format in which all weekly feature stories will be published and ready for perusal by Sunday morning. This daily newsletter …

CrowdSourcing.org: The Crowd Pushes to Transform NYC’s East River

Jay Owen Crowdfunding

Top Stories Visit Our Site Follow Like RSS Plus Pool: The Crowd’s Push to Transform NYC’s East River — Plus Pool is a civic initiative (and crowdfunding campaign) to install a floating pool in the East River. If it succeeds, Plus Pool would not only provide a safe, surreal place for New Yorkers …

CitiWire.Net: Neal Peirce on Billboard Spamming and Jay Walljasper on NYC Bikelash

Jay Owen Community Development Solutions

      Opponents Sue to Stew Onrush of Flashing Digital Billboards By Neal Peirce Hardly a DriverIs Now AliveWho Passed On HillsAt 75Burma-Shave Once upon a time, advertising in America was fun. As a boy, I didn’t want to miss the Burma Shave jingles – one line per sign …

How Occupy Wall Street Really Got Started

kristy Community Development Solutions, Global Citizen

With our thanks to Ben Bingham and in recognition of our TRANSFORMING FINANCE 2.0 meeting here November 18-20th, Editor: Hazel Henderson How Occupy Wall Street Really Got Started Meet the international activists who lit the fuse for the populist protest movement that’s sweeping the world. By Andy Kroll | Mon …