ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Glimpse into the future of acidic oceans shows ecosystems transformed

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Glimpse into the future of acidic oceans shows ecosystems transformed Finding the Goldilocks sites to store carbon dioxide underground Innovative study estimates extent to which air pollution in China shortens human lives  NASA’s polar robotic ranger passes first Greenland test  Dead zone’ impacts Chesapeake Bay fishes …

Ecocity World Summit 2013 is convening this September 25-27 in Nantes, France,

Jay Owen Sustainability News

Ecocity World Summit 2013 is convening this September 25-27 in Nantes, France, and preparations are ramping up. We hope to see many of our members and network partners there. Nantes Metropole has generously extended the early bird rates to August 20. It is our hope that this edition of the conference …

Research: Calculating the Hidden Risks of Environmental Damage

Jay Owen Trendspotting

                Research: Calculating the Hidden Risks of Environmental Damage     A new analysis reveals that some business activities do not generate sufficient profit to cover their natural resource use and pollution costs, creating large, hidden risks that affect some industries operating in …

NASA Announces Major Airborne Pollution/Climate Study June 6

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

NASA Announces Major Airborne Pollution/Climate Study June 6 06/06/2013 You are subscribed to Earth News for NASA. This information has recently been updated, and is now available. NASA Announces Major Airborne Pollution/Climate Study June 6 06/04/2013 12:00 AM EDT NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT, Thursday, …

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Irish chronicles reveal links between cold weather and volcanic eruptions Where trash accumulates in the deep sea Life on Earth shockingly comes from out of this world First evidence that the genome can adapt to temperature changes U.S. Clean Air Act increased Atlanta rainfall Animals and …

GDP: STILL A GROSSLY DISTORTED PICTURE

Jay Owen Beyond GDP

GDP: STILL A GROSSLY DISTORTED PICTURE   By Hazel Henderson © 2013 forthcoming in CSRWire June 2013 Obsolete metrics like GDP not only map vanished territory and back societies into the future looking through their rearview mirror, they cause unnecessary human suffering as we see in Europe through imposing “austerity” …

GDP: STILL A GROSSLY DISTORTED PICTURE

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, Beyond GDP

GDP: STILL A GROSSLY DISTORTED PICTURE   By Hazel Henderson © 2013 forthcoming in CSRWire June 2013   Obsolete metrics like GDP not only map vanished territory and back societies into the future looking through their rearview mirror, they cause unnecessary human suffering as we see in Europe through imposing …

NATURE’S FORTUNE TOUTED BY FORMER GOLDMAN DIRECTOR By Ellie Winninghoff

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

NATURE’S FORTUNE TOUTED BY FORMER GOLDMAN DIRECTOR By Ellie Winninghoff “We love nature, but we make it sound like a luxury.” That’s how Nature Conservancy president and CEO Mark Tercek, formerly a managing director at Goldman Sachs, opened his remarks earlier this month at a gathering at Town Hall in …