Blue Is The New Green: Oceans Could Power The Future

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

flickr/lyndsayesson Blue Is The New Green: How Oceans Could Power The Future By Ari Phillips on ThinkProgress.org/climate    March 26, 2014 at 11:42 am In February, a natural gas power plant along the Central California coast closed after operating for more than 50 years, thus ending an era that saw the surrounding …

Alternative Energy: Fraunhofer PV Durability Tests Put SunPower First

Jay Owen Greentech

Alternative Energy Fraunhofer PV Durability Tests Put SunPower First  Clean Energy For All: California Advances Pioneering Shared Renewables Bill How Crowdfunding Solar is Keeping the Lights on in Detroit  GaAs Solar Cell Nanowires Could Boost Commercial Solar Module Efficiency 25% Global Wind Day Photo Competition — Winners Announced!  New system …

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 …

[green-tech] fire and brimstone II: a better fix on the Green Sky threat

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

Background Peter Ward’s important classic, Under a Green Sky, presents us with some important questions: how close are we to the time when emanations of H2S to the atmosphere (“brimstone”) or radiation induced by a new ozone hole (“fire”) start growing to the point where all higher mammals on earth, …